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Hollywood Legend, Inventor Hedy Lamarr Honored With Google Doodle

Hollywood Legend, Inventor Hedy Lamarr Honored With Google Doodle

Today's Google Doodle honors Hedy Lamarr, a legendary Hollywood actress who lived a dual life as an inventor. Today would have been her 101st birthday. Known for popular films in the 1930s and 1940s like Algiers, Samson and Delilah, and The Strange Woman, the star was dubbed "the most beautiful woman in the world." The Doodle shows Lamarr's turn from the glamorous life of a famed actress to that of an inventor by night. Her patent for an idea for a frequency-hopping system, with the help of composer George Antheil, during World War II helped later to make mobile and wireless communications possible. "Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look...

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