Fay Compton Net Worth

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Fay Compton Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Fay Compton /ˈkʌmptən/;, CBE (18 September 1894 – 12 December 1978) was an English actress from a notable acting lineage; her father was actor/manager Edward Compton; her mother, Virginia Bateman, was a distinguished member of the profession, as were her elder sister, the actress Viola Compton, and her uncles and aunts. Her grandfather was the 19th-century theatrical luminary Henry Compton. Author Compton Mackenzie was her elder brother.

Date Of BirthSeptember 18, 1894, West Kensington, United Kingdom
DiedDecember 12, 1978, London, United Kingdom
Place Of BirthWest Kensington, London, England, UK
Height5' 4" (1.63 m)
ProfessionActress, Soundtrack
SpouseLeon Quartermaine (m. 1922–1942)
ChildrenAnthony Pelissier
SiblingsCompton Mackenzie, Viola Compton, Francis Compton
Star SignVirgo
1Had her own drama school Fay Compton's Studio of Dramatic Art one of the pupils was Alec Guinness.
2She played Queen Victoria in both The Prime Minister (1941) and Journey to the Unknown: Poor Butterfly (1969).
3She had two roles in common with Anna Neagle: (1) Neagle played Queen Victoria in Victoria the Great (1937) and Queen of Destiny (1938) while Compton played her in The Prime Minister (1941) and Journey to the Unknown: Poor Butterfly (1969) and (2) Compton played Florence Nightingale in Wrath of Jealousy (1936) while Neagle played her in The Lady with a Lamp (1951).
4On April 2, 1988, her only child Anthony Pelissier died at the age of 75.
5Gave birth to her only child at age 17, a son Harry Anthony Compton Pelissier (aka Anthony Pelissier) on July 27, 1912. Child's father is her now late husband, H.G. Pelissier.
6Favorite actress of playwright Sir J.M. Barrie. He wrote the play, "Mary Rose", especially for her.
7Versatile British leading actress, on the London stage from 1916. Accclaimed for her performances as "Ophelia" in "Hamlet" (1925, opposite John Barrymore), "Autumn Crocus" (1931) and (as "Ruth") in "Blithe Spirit" (1941). Acted in silent films during the 20s. In her later career, worked as a radio actress and appeared in character roles on screen, notably as "Emilia" in Orson Welles' Othello (1951) and as the grandmother in The Virgin and the Gypsy (1970). From the 1960s played many an indomitable dowager on British television.
8She was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1975 Queen's Birthday Honours List for her services to drama.
9Ex-sister-in-law of Charles Quatermaine.
10Grandmother of the actress Tracy Reed and Joe Pelissier.
11Daughter of stage actors Edward Compton (d. 1918) and Virginia Bateman (d. 1940).
12Younger sister of actress Viola Compton, novelist Sir Compton MacKenzie and Francis Compton.


BBC Sunday-Night Theatre1955-1959TV SeriesKate / Fanny Cavendish / Emmie Rockley / ...
Blackmail Is So Difficult1959TV MovieMiss Prince
Our Mutual Friend1958TV SeriesMrs. Betty Higden
Nicholas Nickleby1957TV SeriesMrs. Squeers
Kind Cousin1957TV MovieSarah Coates
The Story of Esther Costello1957Mother Superior
A Woman of Property1957TV MovieMrs. Charlotte Geddes
Town on Trial1957Mrs. Crowley
Doublecross1956Alice Pascoe
London Playhouse1955TV SeriesAdeline Girard
Rheingold Theatre1955TV SeriesMrs. Saunders
Miss Patterson1955TV MovieMiss Patterson
Fantastic Summer1955TV MovieVirgilia Wilde
Aunt Clara1954Gladys Smith
I vinti1953Mrs. Pinkerton
The Foolish Gentlewoman1953TV MovieIsabel Brocken
Lady Possessed1952Mme. Brune
Laughter in Paradise1951Agnes Russell
Blackmailed1951Mrs. Christopher
The Forbidden Street1949Mrs. Culver
Sin of Esther Waters1948Mrs. Barfield
Dulcimer Street1948Mrs. Josser
The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby1947Madame Mantalini Mme Mantalini
Odd Man Out1947Rosie
The Prime Minister1941Queen Victoria
So This Is London1939Lady Worthing
Much Ado About Nothing1937TV Movie
The Mill on the Floss1936Mrs. Tulliver
Wrath of Jealousy1936Florence Nightingale
Song at Eventide1934Helen d'Alaste
Strauss' Great Waltz1934Countess Helga von Stahl
Autumn Crocus1934Jenny Gray
The Battle of Gallipoli1931Mrs. Doe
Uneasy Virtue1931Dorothy Rendell
The Love Storm1931Eileen Kell
Fashions in Love1929Marie De Remy
Zero1928Mrs. Garth
Somehow Good1927Rosalind Nightingale
Robinson Crusoe1927Sophie
London Love1926Sally Hope
Settled Out of Court1925The Woman
The Happy Ending1925Mildred Craddock
The Eleventh Commandment1924Ruth Barchester
Claude Duval1924Duchess Frances
The Loves of Mary, Queen of Scots1923Mary Stuart
This Freedom1923Rosalie Aubyn
A Bill of Divorcement1922Margaret Fairfield
Diana of the Crossways1922Diana
The House of Peril1922Sylvia Bailey
The Old Wives' Tale1921Sophie Barnes
A Woman of No Importance1921Rachel Arbuthnot
Judge Not1920Nelly
One Summer's Day1917Maisie
The Labour Leader1917Diana Hazlitt
She Stoops to Conquer1914ShortBarmaid
I Start Counting1970Mrs. Bennett
Fraud Squad1970TV SeriesLady Flanders
The Virgin and the Gypsy1970Grandma
Dombey and Son1969TV Mini-SeriesMrs. Brown
Journey to the Unknown1969TV SeriesQueen Victoria
Journey to Midnight1968Queen Victoria (episode 'Poor Butterfly')
Cold Comfort Farm1968TV Mini-SeriesAunt Ada Doom (Starkadder)
Sanctuary1967TV SeriesSister Juliana
NET Playhouse1967TV SeriesMarya
Knock on Any Door1965TV SeriesHester Warren
Our Man at St. Mark's1965TV SeriesEdie Russell
Story Parade1965TV SeriesMiss Babbage
Dixon of Dock Green1962-1965TV SeriesNelly Cook / Sarah Conroy / Mrs. Binney
Dr. Finlay's Casebook1964TV SeriesMrs. Tennant
Armchair Theatre1957-1964TV SeriesVictoria / Angelica
First Night1964TV SeriesAlice Walmer
Land of My Dreams1964TV Movie
Uncle Vanya1963Marya, the mother
The Haunting1963Mrs. Sanderson
No Hiding Place1961-1962TV SeriesMrs. Halfpenny / Mrs. Haven / Mrs. Palmer
BBC Sunday-Night Play1960-1962TV Mini-SeriesMrs. Umney Mrs. Flint Mrs. Sarah Victoria Marryot
Call Oxbridge 20001962TV SeriesMiss Effie Tavener
Maigret1962TV SeriesJaquette
ITV Play of the Week1961TV SeriesVictoria Verity
ITV Television Playhouse1961TV SeriesNannie
The Widow of Bath1959TV SeriesMrs. Leonard


Song at Eventide1934performer: "Wandering To Paradise", "My Treasure", "For You Alone", "Dreaming", "Gigolette", "Vienna City Of My Dreams" - uncredited


The Concrete Vision1962TV MovieHerself
Alan Melville Takes You from A-Z1958TV SeriesHerself
Salute to Show Business1957TV MovieHerself
This Is Show Business1957TV SeriesHerself
This Is Your Life1956TV Series documentaryHerself

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