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Born: November 5, 1940 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Berlin, DE Profession: Cast ...
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1956:
Emigrated to Britain and worked as an au pair
1959:
Screen debut, "Das Totenschiff"
1960:
English-language screen debut, "Don't Bother to Knock"
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Was a frequent guest on TV variety specials hosted by Bob Hope
1971:
Headlined the CBS special "Elke"
1980:
Had featured role in the syndicated miniseries "Top of the Hill"
1982:
Co-starred as Magda Goebbels in the ABC miniseries "Inside the Third Reich"
1984:
Hosted "Elke Sommer's World of Speed and Beauty" (syndicated)
1985:
Wrote and hosted the PBS series "Painting with Elke Sommer"
1986:
Had featured roles in the NBC miniseries "Peter the Great" and "Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna"
1989:
Hosted "The Exciting World of Speed and Beauty" on The Nashville Network (TNN)
1993:
Was series regular on the Canadian TV show "Destiny Ridge"

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