Elke Sommer Overview:

Actress, Elke Sommer, was born Elke Schletz on Nov 5, 1940 in Berlin, Germany. As of December 2021, Elke Sommer was 81 years old.



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GIVEAWAY! On Blu-ray: Paul Newman, Edward G. Robinson and in The Prize (1963)

By KC on Mar 20, 2019 From Classic Movies

The Prize is an unusual film, with a mixed-bag cast and the unique premise of romance and intrigue in the milieu of the Pulitzer Prize ceremony. Starring Paul Newman, and the eternally reliable Edward G. Robinson, it has the rare quality of seeming simultaneously familiar and bizarrely n... Read full article

Talks with the Cafe About Her Movies, Her Art, and How She Earned the Nickname "The Brute"

By Rick29 on Jan 13, 2014 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

A glamorous international star by the time she was 23, has played opposite leading men such as Paul Newman, Peter Sellers, Bob Hope, James Garner, and Glenn Ford. Born in Berlin in 1940, Elke's film career took off when acclaimed Italian director Vittorio De Sica cast her in the 1959 com... Read full article

Happy Birthday: !

By Dawn on Nov 5, 2011 From Noir and Chick Flicks

(born 5 November 1940), was spotted by film director Vittorio De Sica, in Italy and it was not long before she had been cast in several films. At first, she wanted to become an actress to earn enough money for college, after landing many film offers, she decided on an acting career. She ... Read full article

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Elke Sommer Quotes:

Kay Bergdahl: Hymie, deep thinker, explain to me the ethical structure of the universe.

Inger Lisa Andersen: Mr. Craig, I hope you'll forgive me but in matters of sex, compared to the average Scandinavian you would be considered a mere amateur.
Andrew Craig: Miss Andersen will you marry me?
Inger Lisa Andersen: We have a saying in Sweden. Why settle for one dish when there's smorgasbord.

Kay: Sometimes I get the feeling, Frankie, you ought to be chained up with a ring in your nose.

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Elke Sommer Facts
Hosted the 1981 Miss Universe pageant along with Bob Barker.

Cousin of Brazilian 1974 Miss Universe Mariza Sommer.

Measurements: 36-22-36 (source: Celebrity Sleuth magazine).

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