Canadian actresses who deceased in 2004

Here are 2 famous actresses from Canada died in 2004:

Fay Wray

Fay Wray (September 15, 1907 Cardston-August 8, 2004 New York City) also known as Vina Fay Wray, Queen of the Bs, The Queen of Scream or Miss Fay Wray was a Canadian actor. She had three children, Robert Riskin Jr., Susan Saunders and Victoria Riskin.

Fay Wray began her career as an actress in silent films during the 1920s and moved onto appearing in talkies. She starred in over 70 films throughout her career, with her most notable role being Ann Darrow in the 1933 film "King Kong". The success of the film propelled her to stardom and solidified her status as a scream queen. She continued to act in films and television shows throughout the 1940s and 1950s before retiring from acting in the 1960s. Wray was also a published author, releasing her autobiography "On the Other Hand" in 1988. In 2004, she passed away at the age of 96 in her Manhattan home.

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Frances Hyland

Frances Hyland (April 25, 1927 Shaunavon-July 11, 2004 Toronto) a.k.a. Frances Hyland, OC was a Canadian actor. Her child is called Evan McCowan.

Frances began acting at an early age and became a well-known figure in Canadian theatre. She appeared regularly on Canadian television and film productions, including roles in the popular TV series "Road to Avonlea" and "The Twilight Zone". Frances was recognized for her contributions to the arts and was appointed as an Officer of the Order of Canada in 1986. She continued to act in theatre productions until her death in 2004. Frances's legacy lives on as one of Canada's great actors and a trailblazer for future generations of artists.

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