Job Actress, inventor
Years active 1930-1958
Top Roles Tondelayo, Dolores Ramirez, Vicky Whitley, Marvin Myles Ransome, Golubka / Theodore Yahupitz / Lizvanetchka 'Lizzie'
Top GenresDrama, Romance, Comedy, Crime, Film Noir, Adventure
Top TopicsBook-Based, Romance (Comic), Marriage
Top Collaborators (Director), , (Director), (Director)
Shares birthday with Marie Dressler, Dorothy Dandridge, Mae Marsh  see more..

Hedy Lamarr Overview:

Legendary actress, Hedy Lamarr, was born Hedwig Eva Maria Kiesler on Nov 9, 1913 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary [now Austria]. Lamarr died at the age of 86 on Jan 19, 2000 in Orlando, FL and was cremated and her ashes scattered in Wienerwald Forest near Vienna Austria.

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She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. Lamarr was never nominated for an Academy Award.

BlogHub Articles:

Lives Behind the Legends: – The Beautiful Inventor

By Arancha van der Veen on Oct 4, 2021 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Lives Behind the Legends: – The Beautiful Inventor is known as one of the most beautiful actresses to come out of classic Hollywood. She was so alluring, that the looks of animated characters such as Snow White and Catwoman were inspired by her. But He... Read full article


Film on Inspiring Feminist

By Judy on May 6, 2020 From Cary Grant Won't Eat You

Bombshell: The Story (2017) is that rare documentary that is somehow uplifting–even when its tale is not. The fact that Bombshell is a story of triumph amidst adversity makes it a perfect film for our time. I knew the bare outlines of Lamarr’s story: the scandalous film that ... Read full article


Discovering : Ecstasy (1933)

By Virginie Pronovost on Nov 10, 2018 From The Wonderful World of Cinema

Yesterday, one of the women who was considered one of the most beautiful figures of the silver screen would have been 104 years old. She’s not with us anymore, but that’s not a valid excuse not to celebrate her. I’m talking about ! It’s my blogging friend Samantha ... Read full article


Bombshell: The Story – Exclusive Interview with Director Alexandra Dean

By minooallen on Jun 14, 2018 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Bombshell: The Story Exclusive Interview with Director Alexandra Dean Bombshell: The Story When it comes to women, whether in real life or as depicted in art, there always seems to be a tendency to place them in some sort of dichotomy. They?re either a whore or a Madonna, a b... Read full article


Beautiful Face, Beautiful Mind: "Bombshell: The Story"

By The Lady Eve on Mar 12, 2018 From Lady Eve's Reel Life

As a 5-year-old she completely took apart and put back together her toy music box. She was a child who was very close to her father, a bank director with an interest in inventing. Regularly during their walks through Vienna, where she was born in 1914, he would explain to her the inner workings of m... Read full article


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Hedy Lamarr Quotes:

Princess Veronica: I'm sure he means every other word he says!


Samson: The oldest trick in the world. Silk trap, baited with a woman.
Delilah: You know a better bait, Samson? Men *always* respond.


Tondelayo: [entering for the first time, seductively] I am Tondelayo.


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Measurements: 33-22-34 (1933 in Ecstasy (1933) ), 33B-23-35 (1940s starlet), 34B-26-37 (later career), (Source: Celebrity Sleuth magazine)

Arrested for shoplifting in 1991. One year probation.

Was the inspiration for Anne Hathaway's performance of Catwoman in The Dark Knight Rises (2012).

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