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Mae West


Biography:
Birth Name: Mae West
Born: 08/17/1892
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Death Place: Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: 11/22/1980

Mary Jane West was born on Aug. 17, 1893 in Woodhaven, NY. Her father, John Patrick West, was a boxer who later became a cop; her mother, Matilda "Tillie" Delker-D lger, was a former corset and fashion model. She had two siblings, Mildred Katherine "Beverly" West, and John Edwin West. The family moved quite often to various parts of Williamsburg and Greenpoint in Brooklyn, where she attended high school. The acting bug bit the New York native at an early age. At age five, she took home prizes for appearing in amateur shows. At age 12, she became a professional vaudeville performer.West, who was less than 5'2 tall, was rumored to have worn customized 8-inch platforms attached to her sh s to i...

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Albums:

Sister Honky Tonk

The Fabulous Mae West

Wild Christmas

The Best Of Sex

Great Balls Of Fire

Matinee Collection

The Best Of Mae West

The Ultimate Collection

Way Out West

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Videos:
'American Pickers': Mike Tries To Remind Two Brothers They Wanted To Sell

On This Day: November 22

On This Day: August 17

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Popular Movies:
1992-06-03 Wisecracks
Sextette
It's Showtime
1970-01-01 Myra Breckinridge


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