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Elke Sommer

Elke Sommer is a German born actor, entertainer, and artist. Sommer was born as Elke Schletz in Berlin. She started appearing in films in Italy in the late 1950s. She quickly became a noted sex symbol and moved to Hollywood in the early 1960s. She became one of the most popular pin-up girls of the time, and posed for several pictorials in Playboy Magazine.

She performed as a singer, making several LP records.

While continuing to act sometimes, since the 1990s she has concentrated on painting. Her artwork shows strong influence from Marc Chagall. As of 2004, she lives in Los Angeles, California.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.

Elke Sommer Facts

Birth NameElke Schletz
BirthdayNovember 5, 1940 (82)
BirthplaceBerlin, Germany
Height5' 7" (1m70)  How tall is Elke Sommer compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Ten Little Indians
A Shot in the Dark
The Pink Panther Collection
Meet Him and Die
Boy Did I Get a Wrong Number
The Prize
The Venetian Affair
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