49 Cool Lovely Facts About Hollywood Actresses – Part 2

1Katey Sagal

Katey Sagal

Real-life pregnancy of Katey Sagal who played Peggy Bundy in Married with Children was written into season 6 of the show. When the actress suffered a miscarriage, the pregnancy storyline was written as a dream of Al’s, as it was felt it would be too traumatic for Katey Sagal to work with an infant.

2. Hedy Lamarr, the famous actress of 40's and 50's, who was once dubbed “the most beautiful woman in the world”, co-patented the technology that would lead to Wi-Fi, GPS and wireless phones.

3. Audrey Hepburn was a ballet prodigy as a child, but after five years of malnutrition due to German occupation during World War 2, she was permanently too weak to dance, so she turned to acting.

4. Eva Mendes' voice was dubbed over in the Steven Seagal movie "Exit Wounds" without her knowledge. A producer later told her natural voice "didn't sound intelligent enough." She later replied, "it was a Steven Seagal movie, and I didn't sound intelligent enough."

5. Up until she was 8 years old, Liv Tyler believed her biological father was rock musician Todd Rundgren. It wasn't until she met Steven Tyler and noticed the resemblance between her and his other daughter Mia, that Liv's mother revealed the truth.

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6Carrie Fisher

Carrie Fisher

Carrie Fisher admitted that she found it difficult to act across from Peter Cushing (Grand Moff Tarkin) in Star Wars because Cushing was so nice and polite to her on set between takes that it was hard to show disdain towards him.

7. Lisa Kudrow earned her B.A. in biology from Vassar College, New York. Her father, Dr. Lee N. Kudrow, was a headache specialist and physician. Lisa worked on his staff for eight years while breaking into acting, and earned research credit on his studies on cluster headaches and left-handedness.

8. While playing Queen Elizabeth in a stage play, Helen Mirren stayed in character after the show to fulfill a 10-year-old boy's dying wish to meet the Queen. They had tea together, and he thought he was with Her Majesty the entire time.

9. Katie Holmes chose to do Mad Money with Queen Latifah instead of reprising her role as Rachel in The Dark Knight.

10. Australian actress Abbie Cornish, of "Sucker Punch" and "Limitless" fame, raps under the moniker Dusk, and even opened for Nas, during his 2015 Australian tour.