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 RÃ¼hmann 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.
Birth Name: Hedwig Eva Maria Kiesler
Birth: November 9, 1914
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