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Fay McKay

Born: Aug 10, 1930

Death: Apr 4, 2008

Birthplace: Manchester

Nationality: United States

Fay McKay

Date of Birth : Aug 10, 1930
Date of Death : Apr 4, 2008
Birth Place : Manchester

Fay McKay was an American entertainer, best known as a singer of comedic songs. She spent the majority of her career in Las Vegas, Nevada. Born as Fayetta Gelinas in Manchester, New Hampshire, she won the 1951 Ted Mack Amateur Hour award and toured with the group. She was an opening act for Liberace and toured with Mickey Finn. While touring with Liberace, on one occasion when his trumpet player had called in sick, McKay stepped in to vocally perform the trumpet parts. She also performed shows at Las Vegas venues such as The Dunes the Landmark and the Stardust, and undertook independent touring as a headlining act. She appeared on television talk shows, including The Mike Douglas Show, The Dick Cavett Show and The Merv Griffin Show, and took a voice acting role as a supporting character in the English edition of Galaxy Express 999 in 1996. She released two albums, A-Live at the Dunes and Winter Favorites.

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