Mae West

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Mae West

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died
October 22, 1980


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Mae West (August 17, 1893 – November 22, 1980) was an American actress, playwright, screenwriter, and sex symbol.

Famous for her bawdy double entendres, West made a name for herself in vaudeville and on the stage in New York before moving to Hollywood to become a comedian, actress and writer in the motion picture industry.

One of the most controversial stars of her day, West encountered many problems including censorship.

When her cinematic career ended, she continued to perform on stage, in Las Vegas, in the United Kingdom, on radio and television, and recorded Rock and Roll albums.



Average rating: 3.85 · 223 ratings · 16 reviews · 14 distinct works · Similar authors
Goodness Had Nothing To Do ...
3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 105 ratings — published 1959 — 3 editions
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3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 58 ratings — published 1997 — 10 editions
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Wit & Wisdom of Mae West
4.16 of 5 stars 4.16 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 1977 — 2 editions
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The Constant Sinner (Modern...
4.21 of 5 stars 4.21 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 1949 — 3 editions
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She Done Him Wrong
3.86 of 5 stars 3.86 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 1932
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Mae West On Sex, Health and...
3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1975
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Fabulous Mae West... And Ot...
4.5 of 5 stars 4.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2006
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Mae West: the Glamour Colle...
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2006
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"Ich bin eine befreite Frau...
5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1998
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Goodness had nothing to do ...
0.0 of 5 stars 0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — published 1959 — 2 editions
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“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.”
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“I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.”
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