Who is Mae West?

  • (noun): United States film actress (1892-1980).
    Synonyms: West
    See also — Additional definitions below

Mae West

Mary Jane West (August 17, 1893 – November 22, 1980), known as Mae West, was an American actress, playwright, screenwriter and sex symbol whose entertainment career spanned seven decades.

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Lou Zivkovich - Playgirl Pictorial
... with a bevy of musclemen—appeared with Mae West in a CBS TV special titled "Dick Cavett's Backlot USA." Mae West's biographer, Simon Louvish ...
Mae West - Bibliography
... West, Mae (1930) ... novel on which The Constant Sinner was based) West, Mae (1932) ... (novelization of play) West, Mae (1959, revised 1970) ...
Wild Side Story - Settings and Venues - California Performances 1977–1980
... Wild Side Story had been registered with the Writers Guild of America West and Jacob and Richard M ... from initiated experts to clear the use of Mae West's material before doing the show in her own home town, where at the time she was alive and well at 83 ... The show’s original subtitle from Florida, (Mae?) West Side Story, was changed to A Mimical Lampoon, and a Wild Side Story script was sent to her lawyer ...
Uma Thurman - Career - 1994–1998
... mixed reviews, and critics compared her to Mae West ... The New York Times wrote, "like Mae West, she mixes true femininity with the winking womanliness of a drag queen." A similar comparison was made by the Houston Chronicle "Thurman, to arrive ...
Mae West Lips Sofa
... The Mae West Lips Sofa (1937) is a surrealist sofa by Salvador Dalí ... The wood-and-satin sofa was shaped after the lips of actress Mae West, whom Dalí apparently found fascinating ...

More definitions of "Mae West":

  • (noun): An inflatable life jacket.
    Synonyms: air jacket

Famous quotes containing the words mae west and/or west:

    I will be all things to you. Father, mother, husband, counselor, Japanese bartender.
    Mae West, U.S. screenwriter, W.C. Fields, and Edward Cline. Cuthbert Twillie (W.C. Fields)

    Because hypocrisy stinks in the nostrils one is likely to rate it as a more powerful agent for destruction than it is.
    —Rebecca West (1892–1983)