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date: 27 February 2021

Compton, Fay [real name Virginia Lilian Emmeline Compton-Mackenzie]locked

  • J. C. Trewin
  • , revised by K. D. Reynolds


Compton, Fay [real name Virginia Lilian Emmeline Compton-Mackenzie] (1894–1978), actress, was born at 54 Avonmore Road, Fulham, London, on 18 September 1894, the fifth and youngest child and third daughter of Edward Compton (1854–1918), actor and manager (whose real surname was Mackenzie...

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