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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),
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:

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


?Bombshell: The Story? Movie Ticket Giveaway (Landmark Theaters) (Feb)

By Annmarie Gatti on Feb 5, 2018 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

?Bombshell:?The Story? Landmark Theatres Movie?Ticket Giveaway: Boston, Washington DC, Philadelphia, Minneapolis, Denver, San Diego, San Francisco, Berkeley ?A thoroughly engaging, eye-opening showbiz doc!? ? The Hollywood Reporter Do you live near, or expect to be in, any of the above c... Read full article


“Bombshell: The Story” Movie Ticket Giveaway (Jan 6 through Jan 17)

By Annmarie Gatti on Jan 6, 2018 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

?Bombshell:?The Story? Movie?Ticket Giveaway Contest ?A thoroughly engaging, eye-opening showbiz doc!? – The Hollywood Reporter Do you live near, or expect to be in, the Chicago area between Jan 22 and Jan 25? If so, we have a very special ticket giveaway contest just for you! CMH ... Read full article


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Hedy Lamarr Quotes:

Grandma: Part of living is meeting tragedy and rising above it. A woman doesn't amount to anything unless she can do it. It takes a long while to learn that that's true.
Johnny Jones: Thank you for telling me.


Samson: [of Delilah] Hold this fork-tongued adder before I put a heel on her.
Delilah: If you crush the life out of me I'd kiss you with my dying breath!


Madeleine Damien: As a blackmailer, you are pitiful.


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Hedy Lamarr Facts
Was co-inventor (with composer George Antheil) of the earliest known form of the telecommunications method known as "frequency hopping", which used a piano roll to change between 88 frequencies and was intended to make radio-guided torpedoes harder for enemies to detect or to jam. The method received U.S. patent number 2,292,387 on Aug. 11, 1942, under the name "Secret Communications System". Frequency hopping is now widely used in cellular phones and other modern technology. However neither she nor Antheil profited from this fact, because their patents were allowed to expire decades before the modern wireless boom. She received an award from the Electronic Frontier Foundation in 1997 for her pioneering work in spread-spectrum technology.

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

Sued Mel Brooks for mocking her name in his film Blazing Saddles (1974) (they settled out of court)

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