Hedwig Eva Maria Kiesler (1914-2000) Austrian American film actress & inventor. After an early, brief film career in Germany, she fled from her husband & 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-1950.
This is Hedy Lamarr, stunning actress from the Golden Age of Hollywood AND the inventor of frequency-hopping, a technology that is integral to wireless communications from her time until the present. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images
HEDY LAMARR (1914-2000) Algiers (1938), Ziegfeld Girl (1941), Samson and Delilah (1949). Considered by many as the most beautiful actress in the world, she's born Hedwig Eva Kiesler in Vienna (Austria). Her appearance in the Czech production Ecstasy caused an international sensation by appearing nude and simulating orgasm. She was hired by MGM. Her greatest success was Samson and Delilah of Cecil B. DeMille, but her career declined from that point. She left the screen in 1957.
"My mother always called me an ugly weed, so I never was aware of anything until I was older. Plain girls should have someone telling them they are beautiful. Sometimes this works miracles." Hedy Lamarr
Hedy Lamarr~actress and mathematically talented, Lamarr also co-invented — with composer George Antheil — an early technique for spread spectrum communications and frequency hopping, necessary for wireless communication from the pre-computer age to the present day.