Fay Bainter (1893-1968)
Last updated: 10.07.23
p_bainterf.jpgAccording to the Internet source given below, Fay Okell Bainter was an American film and stage actress born in Los Angeles, California.
A traveling stage actress, she debuted in The County Chairman at Morosco's Theater in Burbank, California in 1908. Her first Broadway appearance was in the role of Celine Marinter in The Rose of Panama in 1912.
In the 1930s she went on to become a successful film actress and by 1938 she became the first performer nominated in the same year for both the Academy Award for Best Actress for White Banners and the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for Jezebel.
Her final film was The Children's Hour (1961) an was again nominated for Best Supporting Actress for her role.
She died in Los Angeles, California.
Of sheet music interest is her attribution in Chinese Lullaby (1919) words & music by Robert Hood Bowers, and published by G. Schirmer, .
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This list is arranged by composer and contains 1 work performed by Fay Bainter who is featured on sheet music covers. It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: (w&m)
     Title Composer Attribution Remarks
perf15.jpg Chinese Lullaby (1919) Robert Hood Bowers(w&m) Fay Bainter (perf.)
Lupe Velez (perf.)