Essay On Hedy Lamar

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“Her life reads like a Hollywood script: The glamorous movie star by day, by night a lonely immigrant channeling her inner Thomas Edison”(CBS). Hedy Lamar was an Austrian-born American film actress and inventor. Everyone loved her, the audience, the movie directors she began her life as an actress in stardom. If it wasn’t for her we wouldn’t have all the advancements in technology that we have today. She is a role model for girls world wide,Hedy advanced the way we use technology and is the reason girls are able to dress the way they do. Hedy Lamarr made an invention that changed the world, and looked fabulous while doing it. Before she became a genius inventor she was known for her movies. “Hedy Lamarr is the most successful actress to…show more content…
“One of the Hollywood’s most glamorous actors of the 1930s and 1940s,Hedy Lamarr was billed in her time as “the worlds most beautiful woman” according to a Washington Post obituary. With her raven hair and exotic looks, she was often cast as a sultry temptress” (Hedy Lamarr Newsmakers). This quote implies Lamarr was often the center of attention, she wasn’t named the most beautiful girl for no reason. “She said, Any girl can be glamorous, all you have to do is stand still and look stupid.” But behind her beauty and glamorous exterior as a keen intelligence and great inventive mind (Sarvady 123). Hedy Lamarr wasn’t stupid she knew who she was as a person and what people thought of her. Lamarr was determined and driven to do the everything in her power to break the stereotype of woman only being good for cooking, cleaning, and in her case a dumb actress. “During the 1940s, Hedy was the star most wanted woman to look like, at least according to plastic surgeons, who reported that large numbers of female patients asked for her profile” (Sarvady 123). Lamarr was so popular other women wanted to look just like her. In the end Hedy Lamarrs life was one that everyone will remember along side her
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