Fay Compton in Othello (1952)

Fay Compton (1894 - 1978)

Film Deaths Edit

  • The Loves of Mary, Queen of Scots (1923) [Mary Stuart]: Executed by beheading. (Thanks to Gordon)
  • Othello (1952) [Emila]: Stabbed in the back by Michael MacLiammoir; she dies shortly afterwards while talking to Orson Welles.
  • The Virgin and the Gypsy (1970) [Grandma]: Drowned in a flood. (Thanks to Gordon)

Television Deaths Edit

Notable Connections Edit

  • Sister of Viola Compton and Compton Mackenzie (novelist)
  • Mrs. H.G. Pelisser (stage director) (widowed)
  • Mrs. Laurie de Frece (widowed)
  • Ex-Mrs. Leon Quartermine
  • Ex-Mrs. Ralph Michael
  • Mother of Anthony Pelisser (director)
  • Grandmother of Tracy Reed
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