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Hedy Lamarr

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Publicity photo, c. 1940

Source: Wikipedia

Hedy Lamarr (/ˈhɛdi/; born Hedwig Eva Maria Kiesler, 9 November 1914 – 19 January 2000)[a] was an Austrian and American film actress and inventor.

Fact file

  • Born: Hedwig Eva Maria Kiesler 9 November 1914[a] Vienna, Austria-Hungary
  • Died: 19 January 2000 (aged 85) Casselberry, Florida, U.S.
  • Citizenship: Austria United States (from 1953)
  • Occupation: Actress, inventor
  • Years active: 1930–1958
  • Spouse(s): Fritz Mandl (m. 1933–1937; divorced) Gene Markey (m. 1939–1941; divorced; 1 child) John Loder (m. 1943–1947; divorced; 2 children) Teddy Stauffer (m. 1951–1952; divorced) W. Howard Lee (m. 1953–1960; divorced) Lewis J. Boies (m. 1963–1965; divorced)

Read more about Hedy Lamarr at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

Variety, 2020-05-28 19:00:13
The Gal Gadot-led series about film legend Hedy Lamarr is on the move. Variety has learned exclusively that the project is now set up at Apple with a straight-to-series order after having previously been in the works at Showtime. The eight-episode series hails from writer and executive producer Sarah Treem, ...

Gal Gadot to Play Hedy Lamarr, Actress and Inventor, in Showtime Limited Series
Entertainment Tonigh, 2019-08-02 09:32:22
The 'Wonder Woman 1984' star will also executive produce the upcoming series.

Variety, 2018-08-06 21:16:34
Gal Gadot is gearing up to play another wonder woman. Sources tell Variety that Gadot is near a deal to star in and executive produce a Showtime series based on the life and career of Hedy Lamarr. Lamarr was born in Austria and went on to become one of the ...

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