Hedy Lamarr

D.O.B: Nov 09, 1914 | Vienna, Austria

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Hedy Lamarr (November 9, 1913 – January 19, 2000) was an Austrian-American actress known primarily for her extraordinary beauty and her celebrity in a film career as a major contract star of MGMs Golden Age.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Hedy Lamarr (November 9, 1913 – January 19, 2000) was an Austrian-American actress known primarily for her extraordinary beauty and her celebrity in a film career as a major contract star of MGMs Golden Age. However, Lamarr was also an inventor and mathematician who co-invented -- with composer George Antheil -- an early technique for spread spectrum communications and frequency hopping, necessary to wireless communication from the pre-computer age to the present day. Description above from the Wikipedia article Hedy Lamarr, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.