August 17, 1893
November 22, 1980
5 ft 0 in | 152 cm
35-24-35 in | 89-61-89 cm
53 kg | 116 lbs
6.5 US | 37 EU
Mary Jane "Mae" West was born in Bushwick, New York, United States, on August 17, 1893, was an American actress.
Young Mae West first started her career as a vaudeville performer, at the age of seven in New York.
She began her professional career in vaudeville in Hal Clarendon Stock Company (1907), at the age of 14.
She made her Broadway debut in revue "A La Broadway" (1911).
She landed her big break on Broadway with a play "Diamond Lil" (1928).
She made her big screen debut in pre-Code film Night After Night (1932) in role as Maudie Triplett.
Mae's breakthrough performances came as Lady Lou in pre-Code crime comedy film She Done Him Wrong (1933) and as Tira in pre-Code musical comedy movie I'm No Angel (1933).
She recorded her first album "The Fabulous Mae West" in 1955.
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My Little Chickadee (1940) comedy Western as Flower Belle Lee
Myra Breckinridge (1970) comedy as Leticia Van Allen
Belle of the Nineties (1934) drama as Ruby Carter
Goin' to Town (1935) musical comedy as Cleo Borden
Every Day's a Holiday (1937) comedy as Peaches O'Day
Go West Young Man (1936) comedy as Mavis Arden
The Heat's On (1943) musical comedy as Fay Lawrence
She starred in television shows: The Dean Martin Show (1959) and The Red Skelton Show (1960).
Studied dance as a child.
She was the second highest paid person in the United States (1935).
The Coca-Cola bottle was said to have been designed with Mae West's figure as inspiration.
Salvador Dalí created one of his most iconic works influenced by her: "Mae West's Lips Sofa" (1937).
She was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame located on 1560 Vine Street, in 1960.
Released an autobiography "Goodness Had Nothing to Do With It" (1959).
She won the Golden Apple Award for Female Star of the Year in 1969.
Mae died on November 22, 1980, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, U.S., at the age of 87.
She dated Paul Novak (1956-1980), Jack La Rue (1936), Gary Cooper (1933), Max Baer (1933), George Raft (1932) and Guido Deiro (1914-1920).
She was married to Frank Wallace (1911-1942).