Fay Bainter Jezebel 1939

Fay Bainter as Belle Massey in Jezebel
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role 1939

Fay Bainter Jezebel 1939
Fay Bainter Jezebel 1939

Plays Character That Is Related To The Sex Trade Industry

Character Is A Prostitute

Fay Bainter in Move On, Sister 1933
Fay Bainter in Move On, Sister 1933

Fay Bainter was the first actress to win nominations in both the lead and supporting actress categories in the same year. Nominated for White Banners, she lost the lead actress Oscar to her Jezebel co-star Bette Davis. But she did win supporting actress for her fabulous turn in that same film. Five years earlier she played a hooker in the 1933 Broadway play Move On, Sister. Fay plays the role of Alice Drave. After her boyfriend leaves her, she turns to prostitution to make a living. The play only lasted one week.

Fay Bainter in Move On, Sister 1933
Fay Bainter in Move On, Sister 1933

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