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About Mae West
Mae West was an iconic American actress, comedian, singer, screenwriter and Hollywood sex symbol who made her film debut starring as Maudie Triplett in the 1932 drama film Night After Night. She went on to star in several other famous films, including 1933's I'm No Angel, 1937's and Every Day's a Holiday. She made her final film appearance in the 1978 comedy/musical film Sexette.
She was married to Frank Wallace from 1911 to 1942.
In addition to being an inductee into the American Theater Hall of Fame, she also has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
In 1999, the American Film Institute (AFI) named her the fifteenth greatest female actress in American film history.
She was sentenced to ten days in prison in 1927 after she was found guilty of "corrupting the morals of youth" for writing and starring in the immoral play titledSex.
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Famous quotes by Mae West
A hard man is good to find.Mae West
A man can be short and dumpy and getting bald but if he has fire, women will like him.Mae West
A man's kiss is his signature.Mae West
A woman in love can't be reasonable - or she probably wouldn't be in love.Mae West
Any time you got nothing to do - and lots of time to do it - come on up.Mae West
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.Mae West
He's the kind of man a woman would have to marry to get rid of.Mae West
I like a man who's good, but not too good - for the good die young, and I hate a dead one.Mae West
I never worry about diets. The only carrots that interest me are the number you get in a diamond.Mae West
I only have 'yes' men around me. Who needs 'no' men?Mae West
I only like two kinds of men, domestic and imported.Mae West
I used to be Snow White, but I drifted.Mae West
It's hard to be funny when you have to be clean.Mae West
It's not the men in my life that count, it's the life in my men.Mae West
Look your best - who said love is blind?Mae West
Love conquers all things except poverty and toothache.Mae West
Love isn't an emotion or an instinct - it's an art.Mae West
Love thy neighbor - and if he happens to be tall, debonair and devastating, it will be that much easier.Mae West
Marriage is a great institution, but I'm not ready for an institution.Mae West
One and one is two, and two and two is four, and five will get you ten if you know how to work it.Mae West
Personality is the most important thing to an actress's success.Mae West
Personally, I like two types of men - domestic and foreign.Mae West
Save a boyfriend for a rainy day - and another, in case it doesn't rain.Mae West
She's the kind of girl who climbed the ladder of success wrong by wrong.Mae West
Ten men waiting for me at the door? Send one of them home, I'm tired.Mae West
The best way to hold a man is in your arms.Mae West
Too much of a good thing can be taxing.Mae West
Too much of a good thing can be wonderful.Mae West
When I'm good I'm very, very good, but when I'm bad, I'm better.Mae West
When I'm good, I'm very good. But when I'm bad I'm better.Mae West
When women go wrong, men go right after them.Mae West
Mae West's Popularity
Mae West was a famous American actress, who was born on August 17, 1893. As a person born on this date, Mae West is listed in our database as the 19th most popular celebrity for the day (August 17) and the 4th most popular for the year (1893).
People born on August 17 fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion. Mae West is the 480th most popular Leo.
Aside from information specific to Mae West's birthday, Mae West is the 3654th most famous American and ranks 65th in famous people born in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
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