b. Francis Anthony Donner, 17 November 1897, SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, California, USA, d. 25 Sept 1961, Santa Monica, California, USA. An professional, comedian, singer, article writer and manufacturer, Fay appeared for the stage from a age group. Three Broadway musical displays where he made an appearance early in his profession are Lady O’ Mine (1918), Oh, JUST WHAT A Lady! (1919) and Jim Jam Jems (1920). In the 20s, he made an appearance in a number of revues, including his personal Fables, that he also published the publication and lyrics, Raymond Hitchcock’s Pinwheel (both 1922), Performers And Versions (1923) and Harry Delmar’s Revels (1927). In the 30s he was chiefly in movies but did show up on Broadway in Tattle Stories (1933). Because of this, he not merely performed but also wrote sketches and track lyrics and created, but the display closed after simply three weeks. In the 40s his Broadway looks were in Giggle Period (1943) and Harvey (1944). Fay’s 1st screen part was as the Grasp of Ceremonies in The Display Of Displays (1929), which he also experienced composing credits. He performed small roles within a Tx Moon, The Matrimonial Bed and Shiny Lamps (all 1930), God’s Present To Ladies and The Slippery Pearls (where he made an appearance as himself) (both 1931), A Fool’s Guidance and Stout Hearts And Ready Hands (both 1932), Celebrities Over Broadway (1935, where Jane Froman co-starred with Wayne Melton), Nothing at all Sacred (1937), I’D LIKE A Divorce (1940), They Knew What They Desired (1940, an extremely regarded episode co-starring Charles Laughton and Carole Lombard), Limelight Revue (1943), Display Snapshots: THE FANTASTIC Showman (1950), showing up as himself in the second option two, and Like Nest (1951, which co-starred June Haver and William Lundigan and where Marilyn Monroe experienced a supporting part). Between 1928 and 1936 Fay was wedded to screen celebrity Barbara Stanwyck. He produced a few tv appearances, included in this Display Directors Playhouse (1955) and an bout of Toast Of THE CITY (1957).