November 9, 1914
January 19, 2000
U.S. - Austria
5 ft 7 in | 170 cm
33-23-35 in | 84-58-89 cm
53.5 kg | 118 pounds
7.5 US | 38 EU
Hedy Lamarr was born in Vienna, Austria, on November 9, 1913, was an American-Austrian actress.
Young Hedy Lamarr began her acting career in German romantic comedy movie Money on the Street (1930) in role as Young Woman at Night Club Table.
Her breakthrough performance came as Eva Hermann in Czech-Austrian romantic drama film Ecstasy (1933).
She made her Hollywood debut in drama movie Algiers (1938), opposite Charles Boyer.
She played Delilah in romantic religious epic film Samson and Delilah (1949) directed by Cecil B. DeMille.
Comrade X (1940) comedy spy opposite Clark Gable and Eve Arden
Ziegfeld Girl (1941) musical drama with James Stewart and Judy Garland
My Favorite Spy (1951) comedy opposite Bob Hope, Francis L. Sullivan and Arnold Moss
Tortilla Flat (1942) romantic comedy opposite Spencer Tracy, John Garfield and Frank Morgan
Boom Town (1940) comedy drama opposite Clark Gable and Spencer Tracy
Come Live with Me (1941) romantic comedy opposite James Stewart, Ian Hunter and Verree Teasdale
Experiment Perilous (1944) melodrama opposite George Brent, Paul Lukas and Olive Blakeney
The Heavenly Body (1944) romantic comedy in role as Vicky Whitley
Studied at Max Reinhardt's theater school at the Deutsches Theater.
She was an only child.
She won a beauty contest in Vienna, at the age of 12.
She was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6247 Hollywood Boulevard in 1960.
She became a naturalized citizen of the United States in 1953.
She invented a radio system for preventing jamming using a system frequency hopping, with a co-inventor George Antheil, patent was granted in 1941.
Was posthumously inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame (2014).
She had three children: Anthony, Denise and James.
Lamarr died on January 19, 2000, Casselberry, Florida, United States, at age of 85.
She was married six times to:
Lewis J. Boies (1963-1965)
W. Howard Lee (1953- 1960)
Teddy Stauffer (1951-1952)
John Loder (1943-1947)
Gene Markey (1939-1941)
Fritz Mandl (1933-1937)
She dated Jean-Pierre Aumont (1948-1951), Spencer Tracy (1941-1942), John Howard (1941), Clark Gable (1940), Reginald Gardiner (1938) and Erich Maria Remarque (1937-1938).