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Hedy Lamarr (1914–2000)


Hedy Lamarr, the woman many critics and fans alike regard as the most beautiful ever to appear in films, was born Hedwig Eva Kiesler in Vienna, Austria. She was the daughter of Gertrud (Lichtwitz), from Budapest, and Emil Kiesler, a banker from Lember (now known as Lviv). Her parents were both from Jewish families. Hedwig had a calm childhood, but... See full bio »

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Known For

(1949)
The Strange Woman Jenny Hager
(1946)
Komm, bleib bei mir Johnny Jones
(1941)
Mädchen im Rampenlicht Sandra Kolter
(1941)

Filmography

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 1958 The Female Animal
Vanessa Windsor
 1957 The Story of Mankind
Joan of Arc
 1957 Abenteuer im wilden Westen (TV Series)
Consuela Bowers
- Proud Woman (1957) ... Consuela Bowers
 1957 Drei Schritte vor der Hölle (scenes deleted)
 1957 Shower of Stars (TV Series)
- Cloak and Dagger (1957)
 1954 I cavalieri dell'illusione
Imperatrice Giuseppina / Genoveffa di Brabante / Hedy Windsor
 1954 L'amante di Paride
Hedy Windsor / Elana di Troia / Empress Josephine / ...
 1951 Spione, Liebe und die Feuerwehr
Lily Dalbray
 1950 Flammendes Tal
Lisa Roselle
 1950 A Lady Without Passport
Marianne Lorress
 1949 Samson und Delilah
Delilah
 1948 Let's Live a Little
Dr. J.O. Loring
 1947 Dishonored Lady
Madeleine Damien
 1946 The Strange Woman
Jenny Hager
 1945 Her Highness and the Bellboy
Princess Veronica
 1944 Experiment in Terror
Allida Bederaux
 1944 Der Ring der Verschworenen
Irene Von Mohr
 1944 The Heavenly Body
Vicky Whitley
 1942 White Cargo
Tondelayo
 1942 Crossroads
Lucienne Talbot
 1942 Tortilla Flat
Dolores Sweets Ramirez
 1941 H.M. Pulham, Esq.
Marvin Myles
 1941 Mädchen im Rampenlicht
Sandra Kolter
 1941 Komm, bleib bei mir
Johnny Jones
 1940 Comrade X
Theodore
 1940 Der Draufgänger
Karen Vanmeer
 1940 I Take This Woman
Georgi Gragore
 1939 Lady of the Tropics
Manon DeVargnes
 1938 Algiers
Gaby
 1933 Ekstase
Eva Hermann (as Hedy Kiesler)
 1931 Man braucht kein Geld
Käthe Brandt (as Hedy Kiesler)
 1931 Die Koffer des Herrn O.F.
Helene - Tochter des Bürgermeisters (as Hedy Kiesler)
 1931 Die Blumenfrau von Lindenau
Secretary (as Hedy Kiesler)
 1930 Geld auf der Straße
Young Girl at Night Club Table (as Hedwig Kiesler)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(7/13/42) Radio: Appeared in a "Lux Radio Theater" production of "H.M. Pulham, Esq." See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Biographical Movies | 9 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 13 Articles | 28 Pictorials | 16 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

ოფიციალური საიტი:

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Alternate Names:

Hedwig Kiesler | Hedy Kiesler

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[1960s] It would be wrong of me to say so, but in this country [USA] money is more important than love. Most people here betray you and that's why there is so much chaos. I want to get away from here. I am homesick for Vienna . . . because my home is Vienna and Austria, not America... never! See more »

Trivia:

Her profile was the most requested in the 1940s by women to their plastic surgeons. See more »

Trademark:

Seductive deep voice See more »

Nickname:

The Most Beautiful Woman in Films

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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