June 25, 2022

Fay McKenzie Biography, Age, Husband, Children, Career And Death

Fay Mckenzie Biography

Fay Mckenzie (Eunice Fay McKenzie) is an American actress.  She starred in silent films as a child.  Fay is perhaps best known for her leading roles in five Gene Autry films from the early 1940s.

Fay Mckenzie Age

Fay was born on February 19, 1918 in Hollywood, California. She is 101 years old as of 2019.

Fay Mckenzie Family

Fay was born, in Hollywood, California.  She is the daughter to  business parents, Eva (née Heazlitt) and Robert McKenzie. Fay’s father had a stock company called the McKenzie Merry Makers. He was an actor and director in stage productions and films. Fay’s father Robert, company included such actors as Broncho Billy Anderson, Ben Turpin, and Victor Potel.

In 1918 when Fay was ten weeks old, she appeared in the film Station Content (1918) as Gloria Swanson’s baby. Fay also  appeared in four other silent films as a child: A Knight of the West (1921) as Fray Murten, When Love Comes (1922) as Ruth,  The Judgment of the Storm (1924) as a Heath Twin, and The Dramatic Life of Abraham Lincoln (1924) as young Sarah Lincoln.

Fay has three siblings two sisters Ida Mae McKenzie and Ella McKenzie, and her brother-in-law Billy Gilbert who were also actors.  Her sister Ida Mae played the character of Sarah Lincoln in The Dramatic Life of Abraham Lincoln, in the part of the film where she had become a teenager.

Fay Mckenzie Obituary | Fay Mckenzie Death

Fay is still alive.

Fay Mckenzie Husband | Ex Husband |Fay Mckenzie Children

Fay was married twice. She was first married to the American actor Steve Cochran in Acapulco, Mexico, on January 1946. Their marriage ended in divorce in 1948, although they had separated nine months into the marriage. Fay’s parents’ disapproval of him was cited as one of the reasons. She was then married to the screenwriter Tom Waldman. Their marriage lasted from 1948 to his death on July 23, 1985. The couple had two children: the actor Tom Waldman Jr. and the writer Madora McKenzie. Fay is a Christian Scientist.

Fay Mckenzie Young

Fay Mckenzie 2019

She turned 101 on February 19, 2019.

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Fay Mckenzie Films

Year

Title

Role

1918

Station Content

Babe in Arms

1921

A Knight of the West

Fray Murten

1922

When Love Comes

Ruth

1924

The Judgment of the Storm

Heath Twin

The Dramatic Life of Abraham Lincoln

Sarah Lincoln

1934

The Boss Cowboy

Sally Nolan

Ferocious Pal

Girl at Dog Fight

Sundown Trail

Mickey Moore

Student Tour

Mary Lou

1935

Arizona Bad Man

Girl at Barn Dance

Lawless Riders

Girl in Candy Kisses Booth

Thunderbolt

Annie

1936

Lucky Terror

Young Girl Spectator

Ride ‘Em Cowboy

Stamp Buyer

1937

Assassin of Youth

Linda Clayton

Tex Rides with the Boy Scouts

Girl at the Dance

1938

Swingtime in the Movies

Girl from Dallas

Freshman Year

Student

Slander House

Anna

Ghost Town Riders

Molly Taylor

1939

Gunga Din

Girl at Party

Man of Conquest

Young Lady

It’s a Wonderful World

Guest

Unexpected Father

Chorus Girl

What a Life

Student in Lunchroom

Disputed Passage

Nurse

Little Accident

Woman

Laugh It Off

Chorus Girl

Death Rides the Range

Letty Morgan

All Women Have Secrets

Martha

The Big Guy

Waitress

1940

Ma, He’s Making Eyes at Me

Brooklyn Girl

It’s a Date

Young Girl

Mad Youth

Escort Girl

Love, Honor, and Oh Baby!

Waitress

When the Daltons Rode

Hannah

1941

Dr. Kildare’s Wedding Day

Nurse

Down Mexico Way

Maria Elena Alvarado

Sierra Sue

Sue Larrabee

1942

Cowboy Serenade

Stephanie Lock

Heart of the Rio Grande

Alice Bennett

Home in Wyomin’

Clementine Benson

Remember Pearl Harbor

Marcia Porter

1944

The Singing Sheriff

Caroline

1946

Murder in the Music Hall

Singer in Mom’s Café

Night and Day

Singer

1959

-30-

Mrs. Jason

1961

Breakfast at Tiffany’s

Party Guest Laughing in Mirror

1962

Experiment in Terror

Hospital Superintendent (uncredited)

1968

The Party

Alice Clutterbuck

1981

S.O.B.

Woman on the Beach