Mae West

Mae West bio

Birth Name: Mary Jane West

Occupation: Movie Actress

Place Of Birth: New York City

Date Of Birth: August 17, 1893

Date Of Death: November 22, 1980

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Mae West was born on the 17th of August, 1893. She was popular for being a Movie Actress. Actress, singer, and Hollywood sex symbol whose career spanned seven decades. Her notable films include I’m No Angel, You Done Me Wrong, and Go West, Young Man. In 1999, the American Film Institute placed her 15th on their list of the greatest female film stars of all time.

Mae West was born in New York City. She began her acting career as a child star in vaudeville productions. Though she is best remembered as an actress, she also had a career as a playwright and screenwriter. The plays she wrote in the 1920s and ’30s include The Ruby Ring, Frisco Kate and Clean Beds.

Mae West was a Leo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Mae West was born in 1890s.

Mary Jane West is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Mae’s Mary Jane West attended

Erasmus Hall High School.


Mae West’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Mae West’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Mae West kept her personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Mae West was born in the Year of the Serpent.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Mary Jane West
NICKNAME: Mae West, Mary Jane West
RELIGION: Protestant
BIRTH DAY: Thursday
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Mae West was a Leo. People of this zodiac sign like to be admired, expensive things, bright colors, and dislike being ignored, facing difficulties, not being treated specially. The strengths of this sign are being creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo is Aquarius, Gemini.

Chinese Zodiac: Mae West was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid.

Ruling Planet: Mae West had a ruling planet of Sun and has a ruling planet of Sun and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Sun. The Sun is about vitality and is the core giver of life. It is also known as being the most generous and noble of signs. People who are born with the Sun as the ruling planet are courageous, self-expressive and bold.

Mae West’s birth sign is Leo and she had a ruling planet of Sun.

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