West, Mae, 1893-1980

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Dates:
Birth 1893-08-17
Death 1980-11-22
English

Biographical notes:

Mae West (b. Mary Jane West, Aug.t 17, 1893, Brooklyn, NY–d. Nov. 22, 1980, Los Angeles, CA) was an actress, singer, playwright, screenwriter, comedian, and sex symbol, known for her lighthearted bawdy double entendres and breezy sexual independence. She began her career in vaudeville and on the stage in New York City before moving to Hollywood to become a comedian, actress, and writer in the motion picture industry.

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Occupations:

  • Comedians
  • Singers
  • Playwrights
  • Actress
  • Screenwriters

Places:

  • Los Angeles, CA, US
  • Brooklyn, NY, US