Fay was the granddaughter of Mormon pioneer Daniel Webster Jones.
Fay was Mormon.
Fay was known as "The Queen of Scream" and "The Queen of Bs."
Fay donned a blonde wig for her role in "King Kong."
Fay's first film was 1923's "Gasoline Love."
Fay attended Hollywood High School in Hollywood, California.
They wanted Fay to make an appearance in the Peter Jackson's remake of King Kong, but she died before this film was made.
Fay saved RKO from banruptcy with the movie King Kong.
Fay was paid a salary of $10,000.00 for her role in King Kong.
Fay was originally offered the role of Older Rose in the 1997 movie Titanic but turned the role down.
Fay has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6349 Hollywood Blvd. for her contributions to motion pictures.
After Fay's death, the Empire State Building went into complete darkness for 15 minutes in her memory and the memory of her role in King Kong.
Fay: I have come to believe over the years that Kong is my friend.
Fay: Every time I'm in New York I say a little prayer when passing the Empire State Building. A good friend of mine died up there.
Fay: (referring to working with Lillian Gish) She was a lovely actress and I admired her very much. She was a very delicate and elegant lady
Fay: I was known as the Queen of the Bs. If only I'd been a little more selective.
Fay: All my life I've written something, I've always cared much more about writing than I do about acting.
Fay: At the premiere of King Kong I wasn't too impressed. I thought there was too much screaming...I didn't realise then that King Kong and I were going to be together for the rest of our lives, and longer...