Mae West
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Mae West

Birth: August 17, 1893New York, United States Death: November 22, 1980California, United States Childhood Mae West was born as Mary Jane West on August 17, 1893 in Brooklyn, New York. Mae, as she was called, was the second child of parents John and Tillie. Their first child Katie had passed away after only a few …

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The Studios

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