Mae West

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

Known for her bawdy double entendres, West made a name for herself in vaudeville and on the stage in New York before moving to Hollywood to become a comedienne, actress and writer in the motion picture industry. In consideration of her contributions to American cinema, the American Film Institute named West 15th among the greatest female stars of all time. One of the more controversial movie stars of her day, West encountered many problems, including censorship. When her cinematic career ended, she continued to perform in Las Vegas, in the United Kingdom, and on radio and television, and to record rock and roll albums. Asked about the various efforts to impede her career, West replied, "I believe in censorship. I made a fortune out of it."

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Discography

Album

Year Title RatingReleases
1966 Way Out West 1
1966 Wild Christmas 1
1972 Great Balls of Fire 1
1980 Mae in December 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title RatingReleases
1996 I'm No Angel 1
2006 Come Up and See Me Sometime - 30 Original Mono Recordings 1933-1954 1
Come Up and See Me Sometime 1

Single

Year Title RatingReleases
1933 Easy Rider / I Like a Guy What Takes His Time 1

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