Hedy Lamarr vs Marilyn Monroe

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Actress, Co-inventor of technology for spread spectrum
American actress
Net worth 2018
$27 Million
Inventors & Discoverers
Industry
Film & Theater Personalities
Vienna
Residence
Los Angeles
United States
Country
United States
09/11/1914
BirthDay
01/06/1926
January 19, 2000
Died On
August 5, 1962
Education
Van Nuys High School, University High School
NET WORTH STATISTIC
TIMELINE
2000

Hedy Lamarr suffered from several heart diseases during her later years and died in Casselberry, Florida on 19 January 2000, at the age of 85

1957

She acted in only a few films and made one of her last appearances in ‘The Story of Mankind’ (1957)

1951

Her last three husbands were Ernest "Ted" Stauffer (married 1951–1952), W

1943

Her third marriage to actor John Loder, in 1943, produced two biological children

1942

As an actress, her most memorable role was in the movie ‘White Cargo’ (1942), which was based on a Broadway hit play by Leon Gordon

1940

In spite of being one of the most successful leading ladies in the 1940s, she could not find much success in the 1950s

1939

She was briefly married to screenwriter and producer, Gene Markey, from 1939 to 1941

1938

In 1938, she appeared in her first Hollywood movie, ‘Algiers’ opposite Charles Boyer

1937

Her husband was too controlling and thus she ended this marriage in 1937

1933

She appeared in Gustav Machatý's film, ‘Ecstasy’ in 1933 as a young married woman who becomes involved in a passionate extra-marital affair with a soldier

1914

She was born as Hedwig Eva Maria Kiesler on 9 November 1914, in Vienna, Austria-Hungary

2000

The movie was listed as the greatest American comedy film of all time by the American Film Institute in 2000

1962

She was found dead in her home on 5 August 1962 by her psychiatrist Ralph Greenson

1961

Her final film appearance was in ‘The Misfits’ in 1961 in which she played a recently divorced woman

1959

In 1959, she played Sugar "Kane" Kowalczyk, a ukulele player and singer in ‘Some Like it Hot’ which was both a critical as well as commercial success

1955

She played ‘the girl’ in the 1955 movie ‘The Seven Year Itch’ which was based on a three-act play of the same name

1953

She portrayed a dumb blonde in the movie ‘Gentlemen Prefer Blondes’ in 1953 which went on to become a major hit

1952

She was flooded with film offers in 1952 and appeared in several movies within the year: ‘Monkey Business’, ‘Clash by Night’, ‘We’re Not Married!’, and ‘Don’t Bother to Knock’

1950

She played a small but important role in the 1950 movie, ‘The Asphalt Jungle’ which was based on the novel of the same name

1947

Her first credited role was as a waitress in the 1947 movie, ‘Dangerous Years’

20

She became a very successful model and got noticed by Ben Lyon, a 20th Century Fox executive who offered her a six-month contract