Hedy Lamarr

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  • BIRTH

    BIRTH
    She was born in Austria. Her real name was Hedwig Eva Maria Kiesler.
  • AS A CHILD

    AS A CHILD
    She acted in theatre in school and won a price.
  • STUDIES

    STUDIES
    Engineering
  • CAREER START

    CAREER START
    Leave her studies and goes to Berlin
  • ECTASY

    ECTASY
    Her first film
  • MARRIAGE AND HUSBAND

    MARRIAGE AND HUSBAND
    Her husband was Mandl. In her biography she said that he was an extremly controling husband. She continues with her engeneering studies.
  • RUN AWAY

    RUN AWAY
    She runs away from her husband and went to Paris. Later to London and from USA
  • NEW NAME

    NEW NAME
    In Hollywood she get a new name inspired in Barbara La Marr. This new name was given to her by Louis B. Mayer.
  • FIRST FILM IN USA

    FIRST FILM IN USA
    Algiers. Was his debut in Hollywood with the famous actor Charles Boyer. Since then he continued making successfull films with the greatest directors and actors of her time until 1958
  • WI-FI!

    WI-FI!
    She invented frequency-hopping spread spectrum technology that helped the American army
  • AUTOBIOGRAPHY

    AUTOBIOGRAPHY
    Ectasy and Me
  • SHOPLIFTING

    SHOPLIFTING
    She was arrested in Los Ángeles for stealing make-up in a shop. The charges were eventually dropped. After this, she was fired from the movie she was shooting.
  • MORE ROBBERIES

    MORE ROBBERIES
    She was arrested again in Florida because she attented to steal laxatives and eye drops. Then the charges were drop. She failed in her attent to return to the screen.
  • DEATH

    DEATH
    She dead in Florida but her ashes rest in Austria.
  • A HALL OF FAME WOMAN

    A HALL OF FAME WOMAN
    She was commmemorated with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Later Lamarr was inducted in the National Inventors Hall of Fame