Hedy Lamarr

About Hedy Lamarr

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Hedy Lamarr, born November 8, 1914, was an Austrian-American actress and inventor. Throughout her career, she acted in a number of chart-topping films, but perhaps more curiously, developed a radio guidance system with George Antheil for American torpedoes during World War II. Lamarr passed away on January 19, 2000.

18 films made between 1940 and 1949

30 films made

1 radio appearance

101st birthday celebration included a Google Doodle, which paid tribute to her work in film and contributions to science

30 film career

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