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beginning. he Fay Bainter Dies At74 HOLLYWOOD (AP - Actress Actress Fay Bainter, who won Academy Award for her portrayal portrayal of Aunt Belle in the film "Je2ebel," is dead at 74. The actress, known for motherly motherly roles in such films as "White Banners," "Woman of the Year," "State Fair" and "The Children's Hour," died at her home Tuesday night after long illness. Plans were for her to be buried in Arlington National Cerne- tery in Virginia beside her husband, husband, Navy Lt. Cmdr. Reginald Venable who died in 1964. Their son, actor Reginald Venable Jr., survives. Miss Bainter, who was a actress before she entered films, began her career when she was 6, appearing with stock companies in her home town, Los Angeles. She appeared in a total of films, familiar always for her roles as wife, understanding mother or faithful friend.