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Hedy Lamarr

Hedy Lamarr Hedy Lamarr was born on November 9, 1914. She was an American actress and engineer.

Biography and Career

Hedy Lamarr was born on November 9, 1914. She was an American actress and engineer and is known primarily for her film career as a major contract star of MGM's Golden Age, she also co invented an early form of spread spectrum communications technology, a key to modern wireless communication.

Lamarr was born Hedwig Eva Maria Kiesler in Vienna, Austria Hungary to Jewish parents Gertrud, a pianist and Budapest native who came from the Jewish haute bourgeoisie and Emil Kiesler, a successful bank director. She studied ballet and piano at age 10.

When she worked with Max Reinhardt in Berlin, he called her the most beautiful woman in Europe. Soon the teenage girl played maj or roles in German movies, alongside stars like Heinz Rühmann and Hans Moser.

In early 1933 she starred in Gustav Machatys notorious film Ecstasy, a Czechoslovak film made in Prague in which she played the love hungry young wife of an indifferent old husband.

Close-ups of her face and long shots of her running nude through the woods gave the film notoriety.

She made 18 films from 1940 to 1949 even though she had two children during that time in 1945 and 1947. She left MGM.

She enjoyed her biggest success as Delilah in Cecil B. She became a naturalized citizen of the United States on April 10, 1953.For her contribution to the motion picture industry. She has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

She was briefly engaged to the German actor, Fred Doederlein and later actor George Montgomery in 1942. She died in Altamonte Springs, Florida near Orlando on January 19, 2000. Her son Anthony Loder took her ashes to Austria and spread them in the Wienerwald forest, in accordance with her wishes.

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Birth Name: Hedwig Eva Maria Kiesler
Birth: November 9, 1914

Why do we like Hedy Lamarr?

We like her because of her acting as an American actress.

Why is Hedy Lamarr Famous?

She is famous as American actress and engineer.

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1914 births
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A Lady Without Passport
Copper Canyon
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Slaughter on Tenth Avenue
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The Story of Mankind
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The Female Animal
The Love Goddesses
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Life Goes to War: Hollywood and the Home Front
Going Hollywood: The War Years
Instant Karma
Entertaining the Troops
Edgar G. Ulmer - The Man Off-screen
Colgate Comedy Hour
Merv Griffin Show
Comrade X
Dishonored Lady
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Clark Gable
Clark Gable and Hedy Lamarr
Johnny Carson
Hedy Lamarr and Johnny Carson
Marlon Brando
Hedy Lamarr and Marlon Brando
Frank Sinatra
Frank Sinatra and Hedy Lamarr
Bill Dugger
Bill Dugger and Hedy Lamarr
Burgess Meredith
Burgess Meredith and Hedy Lamarr
Burt Lange
Burt Lange and Hedy Lamarr
Charlie Chaplin
Charlie Chaplin and Hedy Lamarr
David Niven
David Niven and Hedy Lamarr
Eddie Fisher
Eddie Fisher and Hedy Lamarr
Errol Flynn
Errol Flynn and Hedy Lamarr
Farley Granger
Farley Granger and Hedy Lamarr
Franchot Tone
Franchot Tone and Hedy Lamarr
Frank Borzage
Frank Borzage and Hedy Lamarr
George Antheil
George Antheil and Hedy Lamarr
Jean-Pierre Aumont
Hedy Lamarr and Jean-Pierre Aumont
John Garfield
Hedy Lamarr and John Garfield
John Kennedy
Hedy Lamarr and John Kennedy
Jorge Guinle
Hedy Lamarr and Jorge Guinle
Milton Berle
Hedy Lamarr and Milton Berle
Otto Preminger
Hedy Lamarr and Otto Preminger
Paul Henreid
Hedy Lamarr and Paul Henreid
Reginald Gardiner
Hedy Lamarr and Reginald Gardiner
Robert Capa
Hedy Lamarr and Robert Capa
Robert Walker
Hedy Lamarr and Robert Walker
Rudy Vallee
Hedy Lamarr and Rudy Vallee
Sam Speigal
Hedy Lamarr and Sam Speigal
Stewart Granger
Hedy Lamarr and Stewart Granger
Fritz Mandl
Fritz Mandl and Hedy Lamarr
Charles Boyer
Charles Boyer and Hedy Lamarr
Robert Taylor
Hedy Lamarr and Robert Taylor
Gene Markey
Gene Markey and Hedy Lamarr
Edward Norris
Edward Norris and Hedy Lamarr
Jimmy Stewart
Hedy Lamarr and Jimmy Stewart
George Montgomery
George Montgomery and Hedy Lamarr
Spencer Tracy
Hedy Lamarr and Spencer Tracy
John Loder
Hedy Lamarr and John Loder
Mark Stevens
Hedy Lamarr and Mark Stevens
Billy Wilder
Billy Wilder and Hedy Lamarr
George Sanders
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Ray Milland
Hedy Lamarr and Ray Milland
Teddy Stauffer
Hedy Lamarr and Teddy Stauffer
W Howard Lee
Hedy Lamarr and W Howard Lee
Lewis J Boies
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Jay Garon
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Howard Hughes
Hedy Lamarr and Howard Hughes
Bob Ritchie
Bob Ritchie and Hedy Lamarr
Bruce Cabot
Bruce Cabot and Hedy Lamarr
Charles Feldman
Charles Feldman and Hedy Lamarr
W. Howard Lee
Hedy Lamarr and W. Howard Lee
Lewis J. Boies
Hedy Lamarr and Lewis J. Boies
Sam Spiegal
Hedy Lamarr and Sam Spiegal

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Category: Actresses  - ( Actresses Archive)

Date Added: 25 March '10

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