West, Mae

West, Mae
 (1892–1980) American actress.

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  • WEST, MAE — (1893–1980), U.S. actress, writer, and singer. Born Mary Jane West in Brooklyn, New York, to John P. West and Matilda Delker Dolger, a German Jewish model and dressmaker, at seven West was winning talent shows. A year later she joined Hal… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • West,Mae — West, Mae. 1892? 1980. American actress known for her sultry stage persona. Her films include I m No Angel (1933) and My Little Chickadee (1940). * * * …   Universalium

  • West, Mae — born Aug. 17, 1892/93, Brooklyn, N.Y., U.S. died Nov. 22, 1980, Los Angeles, Calif. U.S. film actress. She performed with a Brooklyn stock company around 1901, and by 1907 she had become a performer on the national vaudeville circuit. She made… …   Universalium

  • West, Mae — (1983 1980)    Born Mary Jane West in Brooklyn, New York, actress Mae West began her career as a teenager and appeared in musical reviews in New York from 1911 onward. She also wrote a number of plays and in 1926 appeared in Sex as a prostitute.… …   Historical Dictionary of the Roosevelt–Truman Era

  • West, Mae — (1892 1980)    Remembered today as an early sound motion picture icon in a series of risqué comedies and musicals in the 1930s, West was also a playwright (occasionally using the pseudonym Jane Mast) who crafted tailor made roles exploiting her… …   The Historical Dictionary of the American Theater

  • West, Mae — (17 ago. 1892/93, Brooklyn, N.Y., EE.UU.–22 nov. 1980, Los Ángeles, Cal.). Actriz de cine estadounidense. Alrededor de 1901 actuaba en una compañía de repertorio de Brooklyn, y en 1907 ya era una artista del circuito nacional del vodevil. Debutó… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • West, Mae — pseud. di West, Mary Jane …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • Mae West — Mae West, um 1933 Mae West, 1973 Mae West …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mae West — en un carruaje, de vuelta de Hollywood Nombre real Mary Jane West Nacimiento 17 de agosto de 1893 …   Wikipedia Español

  • MAE-West — is a major Internet exchange point located on the west coast of the U.S. in San Jose, California and Los Angeles, California. Its name officially stands for Metropolitan Area Exchange, West , although some note the similarity to the name of the… …   Wikipedia