Elfie Fay

born: 11 January 1880
New York City, New York,
United States of America
died: 16 September 1927
Monrovia, California,
United States of America
(tuberculosis, age 47)

Red/auburn-haired American actress. She is buried near her brother Hugh Fay (who died in 1926) in an unmarked grave at Grand View Memorial Park in Glendale, California.
In the (01 June) 1880 Census (Chicago) her age is given as 5 months (5/12) with "Jan" written in next to "daughter". She is not in the 1900 US Census as she was in England performing. She is in their 1901 Census. Other 1900 US Census as she was in England performing. Other Censuses indicate the 1880 birth year. Her Death Certificate says 1882.
Some sources give 1879 as the year of birth and Los Angeles as the place of death.
Real name: Elfie Virginia Fay
Height: 5'4"
Films listed on this page: complete Hal Roach filmography.


Never Too Old

Ancestry.com U. S., Passport Applications, 1795-1925. (EmergencyPP) 5' 4": auburn hair.
https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/20903377:6742 (1880 Census age 5 mos.)
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QGKK-59HX (1927 Death Certificate
Jim Jarvis (help and information)

This page was last updated on: 11 January 2023