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Mae West was born Mary Jane West on August 17, 1893, in Brooklyn, New York.
* She began her career as a vaudeville performer in the early 1920s.
* She wrote and starred in several Broadway plays in the 1920s and 1930s, including "Diamond Lil" and "She Done Him Wrong."
* She made her film debut in 1932 in "Night After Night."
* She was known for her bawdy humor and sexual innuendo.
* She was often censored by the Hays Code, but she continued to push the boundaries of what was considered acceptable in Hollywood.
* She retired from film acting in the 1940s, but she continued to perform on stage and in television.
* She died on November 22, 1980, at the age of 87.
Mae West was a groundbreaking actress and sex symbol who helped to change the way women were portrayed in Hollywood. She was a pioneer of sexual liberation and a role model for generations of women.
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