Elke Sommer

b.11/15/1940 Berlin Germany

Father was a Lutheran minister who died when Elke was fourteen  Enrolls in major German university intending a career as a diplomat  Masters seven languages  Models for fashion designer and moves to Italy and Los Angeles where she receives first movie role at age nineteen  First cinematic movie “The Jukebox” 1959


The Jukebox, Love the Italian Way, Don’t Bother to Knock, The Prize, The Victors, A Shot in the Dark, The Art of Love, The Money Trap, Oscar, The Wrecking Crew, The Invincible Sex, Percy, Zeppelin, Ten Little Indians, Invisible Strangler, The Prisoner of Zenda, Lily in Love, Adventures Beyond Belief, Neat and Tidy, Flashback