Hedy Lamarr was an Austrian-born American film actress and inventor.
After a brief early film career in Czechoslovakia, she fled from her husband, a wealthy Austrian arms dealer and secretly moved to Paris and then Hollywood. She quickly became a film star and in her spare time, invented new technologies!
Sylvia Sidney (1910 –1999) was an American actress of stage, screen and film, with a career spanning over 70 years. In her spare time, she published two books on the art of needlepoint and raised pug dogs.
Carol Hughes (1910 – 1995) was an American actress. She was married to the actor Frank Faylen (1905 – 1985) for 55 years – very unusual for Hollywood! This was a true romance.