Mae West

Mae West was an American actress, singer, playwright, screenwriter, comedian, and sex symbol whose entertainment career spanned seven decades. She was known for her lighthearted, bawdy double entendres and breezy sexual independence, and often used a husky contralto voice. She was active in vaudeville and on stage in New York City before moving to Los Angeles to pursue a... Wikipedia

  • Born:  Mary Jane West, August 17, 1893, Kings County, New York, U.S.
  • Died:  November 22, 1980, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
  • Occupation:  Actress, singer, playwright, screenwriter, comedian
  • Years active:  1907–1980
  • Partner(s):  Paul Novak (1954–1980, her death)
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