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Frances Bay dies at 92; veteran character actress
Frances Bay dies at 92; veteran character actress

Frances Bay, the sweet, gentle housewife who became a successful actress in middle age, appearing in more than 50 motion pictures and 100 television shows, including roles as the "marble rye lady" on "Seinfeld" and the grandmother in Adam Sandler's "Happy Gilmore," has died. She was 92. Bay, also popular as a stage actress in local theaters, died Thursday at Providence Tarzana Medical Center, said her cousin Marly Zaslov of Vancouver. Bay had been ill with various infections. The actress, whose right leg was amputated below the knee after she was struck by a car in Glendale in 2002, had been active until recently, appearing regularly as Aunt Ginny in...

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