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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 Lviv. Her parents were both from Jewish families. Hedwig had a calm childhood, but it was cinema that ... See full bio »

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Known For

Samson and Delilah
(1949)
Ecstasy
Ecstasy Eva Hermann
(1933)
The Strange Woman
The Strange Woman Jenny Hager
(1946)
Algiers
Algiers Gaby
(1938)

Filmography

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 1958 The Female Animal
Vanessa Windsor
 1957 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series)
Consuela Bowers
- Proud Woman (1957) ... Consuela Bowers
 1957 Slaughter on Tenth Avenue (scenes deleted)
 1957 Shower of Stars (TV Series)
- Cloak and Dagger (1957)
 1954 I cavalieri dell'illusione
Imperatrice Giuseppina / Genoveffa di Brabante / Hedy Windsor
 1951 My Favorite Spy
Lily Dalbray
 1950 Copper Canyon
Lisa Roselle
 1950 A Lady Without Passport
Marianne Lorress
 1945 Her Highness and the Bellboy
Princess Veronica
 1944 Experiment Perilous
Allida Bederaux
 1944 The Conspirators
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
 1940 Comrade X
Theodore
 1940 Boom Town
Karen Vanmeer
 1940 I Take This Woman
Georgi Gragore
 1939 Lady of the Tropics
Manon DeVargnes
 1938 Algiers
Gaby
 1933 Ecstasy
Eva Hermann (as Hedy Kiesler)
 1932 Man braucht kein Geld
Käthe Brandt (as Hedy Kiesler)
 1931 Die Koffer des Herrn O.F.
Helene - Tochter des Bürgermeisters (as Hedy Kiesler)
 1931 Storm in a Water Glass
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:

2 Biographical Movies | 9 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 10 Articles | 28 Pictorials | 14 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Hedwig Kiesler | Hedy Kiesler

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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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:

Had three children Antony Loder (born March 1, 1947), Denise Hedy Loder (born May 29, 1945), James Loder (born March 6, 1939 - father John Loder; adopted October 16, 1939 as James Markey Lamarr). See more »

Trademark:

Pale skin and green eyes See more »

Nickname:

The Most Beautiful Woman in Films

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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