Animated Google Doodle celebrating the 101st birthday of Inventor and Hollywood star, Hedy Lamarr.  Music by Adam Ever-Hadani

Hedy Lamarr, nome d’arte di Hedwig Eva Maria Kiesler (Vienna, 9 novembre 1914 – Altamonte Springs, 19 gennaio 2000), è stata un’attrice e inventrice austriaca naturalizzata statunitense.  Disse di sé, con autoironia: Wikipedia 

Nata: 9 Novembre 1914, Vienna, Austria
Morta: 19 gennaio 2000, Casselberry, Florida, Stati Uniti
Consorte: Lewis J. Boies (. M 1963-1965)
Bambini: Anthony Loder, Denise Loder, James Lamarr Markey

Spesso chiamata “la donna più bella nel film,” la bellezza e la presenza sul grande schermo di Hedy Lamarr fece di lei una delle attrici più popolari del suo tempo.

Per Hedy Lamarr essere una bella attrice di talento non era sufficiente, Hedy era anche molto intelligente. Oltre ai suoi successi cinematografici, è necessario ricordare che ha brevettato un’idea che più tardi divenne fondamentale per le comunicazioni militari sicure e la tecnologia che sta alla base della telefonia mobile. Nel 1942, Hedy e il compositore George Antheil brevettarono quello che chiamarono il “Sistema di comunicazione segreto.” L’idea originale, destinata a risolvere il problema del  blocco dei segnali dei missili radiocomandati durante la seconda guerra mondiale, che permette di cambiare le frequenze radio simultaneamente in modo da evitare che i nemici potessero essere in grado di intercettarli. Lo stato della tecnologia del tempo ne impedì la fattibilità, ma successivamente con l’avvento di micro transistor il concetto espresso da Hedy Lamarr divenne molto importante sia per il settore della telefonia mobile che per l’industria militare.  Il raggiungimento di questo imponente traguardo tecnologico,  combinato con il suo talento nella recitazione  come “la donna più bella nel film” la ha incoronata come una delle donne più interessanti e intelligenti che sia mai esistita.


Year Film Role Format
1989 Entertaining the Troops Herself VHS
1977 That’s Action Herself VHS
1965 The Love Goddesses Herself VHS | DVD
1957 The Female Animal Vanessa Windsor VHS | DVD
1957 The Story of Mankind Joan of Arc  
1954 Eterna femmina, L’    
1954 L’Amante di Paride Hedy Windsor  
1951 My Favorite Spy Lily Dalbray  
1950 Copper Canyon Lisa Roselle VHS | DVD
1950 A Lady Without Passport Marianne Lorress  
1949 Samson and Delilah Delilah VHS
1948 Let’s Live a Little Dr. J.O. Loring  
1947 Dishonored Lady Madeleine Damien VHS | DVD
1946 The Strange Woman Jenny Hager VHS | DVD
1945 Her Highness and the Bellboy Princess Veronica  
1944 Experiment Perilous Alida Bederaux  
1944 The Conspirators Irene Von Mohr  
1943 The Heavenly Body Vicky Whitley  
1942 Show Business at War Herself VHS
1942 Tortilla Flat Dolores Ramirez VHS
1942 Crossroads Lucienne Talbot  
1941 White Cargo Tondelayo VHS
1941 Come Live with Me Johnny Jones  
1941 Ziegfeld Girl Sondra Kolter VHS
1940 H.M. Pulham, Esq. Marvin Myles Ransome  
1940 Boom Town Karen Vanmeer VHS
1940 Comrade X Golubka VHS
1939 The Miracle of Sound Herself  
1939 I Take This Woman Georgi Gragore  
1939 Lady of the Tropics Manon deVargnes Carey  
1938 Algiers Gaby VHS | DVD
1932 Ecstasy Eva VHS | DVD
1931 Die Koffer des Herrn O.F. Helene  
1931 Die Blumenfrau von Lindenau Secretary  
1931 Man braucht kein Geld Käthe Brandt  
1930 Geld auf der Straße Young Girl at Night Club Table  
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