Date of Birth:
9 November 1914
Hedy Lamarr played in 4 movies in the Drama, Mystery, Romance, Music, Film-Noir, Thriller, Crime, History genres.
Hedy Lamarr got succeed with average imdb rating 6.6.
Hedy's credited invention was for a radio guiding system for torpedoes which was used in WWII. She supposedly gained the knowledge from her first husband, Fritz Mandl, a Viennese munitions dealer who sided with the Nazis. Hedy drugged her maid to escape her husband and homeland.
Children: Antony Loder (b. 01 March 1947), Denise Loder (b. 29 May 1945), James (b. 06 March 1939 - father John Loder; adopted 16 October 1939 as James Markey Lamarr).
Sued Mel Brooks for mocking her name in his film Blazing Saddles (1974) (they settled out of court)
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