Faith Fay

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Faith Fay
Faith Fay, Soul Surfer, HIFF.jpg
Born (1982-04-08) April 8, 1982 (age 35)
Residence Hawaii, U.S.
Alma mater University of Hawaii[1]
Occupation Actor, Filmmaker, Artist[2]
Website faithfay.net

Faith Fay (born April 8th, 1982) is an actress, producer, writer, artist, athlete, and philanthropist from Hawaii. She is of Native American and White American descent. She became a member of the Screen Actors Guild while starring on ABC's Lost (2004).

She studied acting and filmmaking at the Academy of Film and Television/Scott Rogers Studio and holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. Her photography and paintings have been displayed in museums and art galleries around the globe. Fay is also an athlete who is sponsored by several companies (Pualani, Cobian, Ecoxgear, and DMC Swim).

Fay played media gnat Lani Lane in the feature film Soul Surfer (2011), the true story of pro surfer Bethany Hamilton. Since starring in Soul Surfer (2011) Fay has volunteered with the "Friends Of Bethany Organization" and for the non profit "Walking On Water", [4] mentoring and surfing with kids from around the world. Soul Surfer (2011) was the second feature film Fay acted in that was based on a pro athletes true story, the first was "Life" (2007) based on the tragic life story of PWA windsurfer Natsuki Iijima.

Faith Fay was a recurring cast member, starring in over twenty episodes, on ABC's Lost (2004) as a survivor whom the fans dubbed "Sexy Blue Striped Shirt Girl". She guest-starred on the television series Beyond the Break (2006) as the character Carmen, as CIA agent McNeil in Tides of War (2005), as FBI agent Alice Wells in the indie film "Killer TV" (2006) that was Co-Directed by Rutger Hauer, and as Becca in the indie film "Every Now & Then" (2007).

Fay then took on the role of Producer for the film Beyond Sight [5] (2014), a journey about a blind surfer from Brazil, Derek Rabelo, who ventures to Hawaii to surf the infamous surf break Pipeline. Fay went on to produce the documentary television series "Retratos Do Mar" [6] (2013), about the best water photographers in the world and the untamed ocean in which they shoot.

In 2014 Fay began the world tour of the inspiring film "Beyond Sight" (2014), while managing to hold public outreaches along the way.[7] Fay then produced the documentary film "Surfers and Cowboys"[8] (2016), bridging big wave surfing to professional bull riding.

Fay went on to produced a second season of the documentary series "Retratos Do Mar"[9] (2014). In addition she produced the documentary series "Homem Peixe" (2014), making history to have the first team ever successfully body surf the dangerous surf break Jaws/Peahi. She also managed to make a cameo in Ben Affleck's period film "Live By Night" (2016). She still made time to participate in community outreaches and volunteer as a film maker for several non profits.

Fay then produced the inspiring television series "Mulheres Do Mar"[10] (2016), about a group of elite female surfers who take on huge waves, dangerous breaks, and a male dominate sport. She also produced "Filhos Do Havai"[11] (2016), a group of young men who explore the Hawaiian islands, her culture, and her ocean in search for adventure and a better understanding of themselves.

In 2017 Fay began pre production on the action film, "Game On", which she wrote the screenplay, is producing, directing, and starring in.

Faith Fay is also a published author. Fay wrote, illustrated, and designed the children's book Rattie The Hawaiian Rat Finds A New Home.[12]

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