Hedy Lamarr (1913 - 2000) - Film (Movie Star) Actress - Real name was Hedwig Eva Maria Kiesler. Born in Austria. Once described as 'The most beautiful woman in Europe'
Hedy Lamarr (1914-2000), Austrian actress and inventor. At the Electronic Frontier Foundation's 6th Pioneer Award in 1997, she and composer Geo. Antheil rec'd special award for their development of a technology that became a key component of wireless data systems. Born Hedwig Eva Maria Kiesler to Jewish parents, she escaped a bad marriage & the country, first to Paris, then to the U.S.