• Fay Wray
  • Fay Wray in King Kong (1933)
  • Fay Wray in The Vampire Bat (1933)
  • Fay Wray in The Mystery of the Wax Museum (1933)
  • Fay Wray
Fay Wray (1907-2004) was a Canadian actress who is best known for her role as the Damsel-in-Distess Ann Darrow in the classic film King Kong. Born in Alberta, her family moved to Arizona when Wray was young. She started her acting career the mid 1920's, and gained more prominent roles along the way until 1933's Kong. In fact, she appeared in 11 films released in 1933 alone.

Her career waned by World War 2, but enjoyed a modest comeback in the 1950's. When King Kong was being remade by Peter Jackson 70 years after the original, Jackson had planned on having Wray do a cameo. uttering the famous phrase "It was beauty killed the beast." Unfortunately, Wray died before this could be filmed.


  • King Kong (1933) - Kidnapped by a tribe, she is taken to be sacrificed to Kong, tied with her arms outstretched.
  • The Vampire Bat (1933) - Strapped to a chair and OTM gagged.
  • Mystery of the Wax Museum (1933) - Strapped to a gurney and has hot wax poured on her.
  • Black Moon (1934) - Hands tied behind her.