- Hedy Lamarr was an Austrian and American film actress and inventor
|Born:||09 November 1913 Comment |
|When did Hedy Lamarr die? / Died||19 January 2000|
|How many years did Hedy Lamarr live? / Lived||86 years|
Hedy Lamarr Net worth 2022 (estimated)
|How much is Hedy Lamarr worth?||Not disclosed yet. Comment|
Hedy Lamarr facts
- After an early and brief film career in Germany, which included a controversial film Ecstasy (1933), she fled from her husband, a wealthy Austrian ammunition manufacturer and secretly moved to Paris
- There, she met MGM head Louis B
- Mayer, who offered her a movie contract in Hollywood, where she became a film star from the late 1930s to the 1950s
- Lamarr appeared in numerous popular feature films, including Algiers (1938), I Take This Woman (1940), Comrade X (1940), Come Live With Me (1941), H
- Pulham, Esq
- (1941), and Samson and Delilah (1949)
- At the beginning of World War II, Lamarr and composer George Antheil developed a radio guidance system for Allied torpedoes, which used spread spectrum and frequency hopping technology to defeat the threat of jamming by the Axis powers
- Though the US Navy did not adopt the technology until the 1960s, the principles of their work are now incorporated into modern Wi-Fi, CDMA and Bluetooth technology, and this work led to their being inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 2014
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