Mae West

Actress Mae West

Full Name: Mary Jane "Mae" West
Profession: Actress

United States of America

Biography: I'm No Angel, My Little Chickadee

Born: August 17, 1893
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo

Died: November 22, 1980 (aged 87)

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Married Life

  • 1911-04-11 Actress Mae West (17) weds fellow vaudevillian Frank Wallace (21) in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 1942-07-21 Actress Mae West (48) divorces vaudeville performer Frank Wallace after 31 years of marriage

Historical Events

  • 1918-10-04 Musical "Sometime" with Mae West premieres in NYC
  • 1927-04-19 Actress Mae West found guilty of “obscenity and corrupting the morals of youth” in a New York stage play entitled "Sex". She is sentenced to 10 days in prison and fined $500, the resulting publicity launches her Hollywood career.
  • 1928-04-09 Mae West's NYC debut in a daring new play "Diamond Lil"
  • 1937-12-27 Mae West performs Adam & Eve skit that gets her banned from NBC radio

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