Elke Sommer

Elke Sommer

German actress
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Elke Sommer

Elke Sommer ( born Elke Baronin von Schletz, 5 November 1940) is a German actress and artist. She appeared in numerous films in her heyday throughout the 1960s and 1970s, including roles in The Pink Panther sequel A Shot in the Dark (1964), the Bob Hope comedy Boy, Did I Get a Wrong Number! (1966), Agatha Christie's And Then There Were None (1974 film), and a memorable performance in the British Carry On series in Carry On Behind (1975).

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Elke Schletz
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5 November 1940
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Berlin, Germany
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Age
80
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Actress
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5' 7" (170 cm)
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Net worth
$20,000,000 USD
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Partner: Wolf Walther (Married)
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Elke Sommer and Wolf Walther
I`ve had a wonderful career. I`ve made all kinds of films and played everything from a hooker to a nun. I know I`ve become quite a fine actress through my stage work and taking my job seriously -- and just living longer.
  • Cousin of Gudy Somer.
  • Hosted the 1981 Miss Universe pageant along with Bob Barker.
  • After becoming "Miss Viareggio" during a holiday in Italy, she was discovered by director Vittorio De Sica (1958).
  • Performed as a singer and released some records.
  • In the 1960s, while living in Beverly Hills, she and her then husband, Joe Hyams, believed their house to be haunted.

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