5 unexpected facts about Hedy Lamarr

She was considered one of the most beautiful women in the cinema. People either hated her or adored. However, she was not just a pretty face but also a self-taught engineer. Let's discover some little-known facts about this complex personality.

Born in 1914 in Austria, Hedy Lamarr became a famous actress and was considered the best-looking woman in Europe. She inspired the creation of the Snow White and Catwoman. However, she also succeeded off-camera.

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What are your thoughts on this subject?
Don Markusic
Typical of the 1940s never respect or give women the credit they had coming . They'll give the Red Cross ladies an add a girl What a surprise came back and women were working in factories in doing the job .
Jul 10, 2020 4:41PM
Leticia Olsen
👍🏼Great woman!! I’ve seen a documentary about her and her and I admire her knowledge!
May 26, 2021 4:30PM
Doris Dallaire
A very clever woman and very beautiful also. Too bad her intelligence was not recognized, she might have done far more had she been given the chance.
Dec 4, 2020 5:24PM
Irene Howard
Surprised that she was shy.
Dec 3, 2020 2:52AM
George Oliver Prince
Smart and beautiful, a winning combination
Aug 16, 2020 11:13PM
Lindsay Lovelock
What a clever lady, shame she was not recognized for her scientific values, well that is typical government.
Jul 12, 2020 5:20AM
Olivia Salina
Matthew McKechnie, Not so. Check your dates
Jul 11, 2020 11:49PM
David Ching
Matthew McKechnie, It's the FILM, not the story.
Jul 11, 2020 10:29PM
Matthew McKechnie
Snow White predates Hedy lamarr so can't have been inspired by her
Jul 11, 2020 5:54PM
Elisabeth Primavera
Had no idea she was so clever...I knew she was Austria born.
Jul 10, 2020 6:37PM
Paula Salem
Did she ever smile? Every picture I’ve seen of her ,she looks so sad.
Jul 10, 2020 4:53PM

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