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Elke Sommer, born Elke von Schletz, 1940-11-05 is a German actress, entertainer and artist. She was born in Berlin to a Lutheran minister and his wife. After World War II, the family was evacuated to Erlangen, a small university town in Southern Germany, where, despite their lack of money, she attended the prestigious Gymnasium (high school) in Erlangen. However her father's death when she was 14 precluded further formal education, and she moved to England to be an au pair, to perfect her English and earn a living.
She was spotted by film director Vittorio De Sica whilst on holiday in Italy, and started appearing in films there in the late 1950s. She quickly became a noted sex symbol and moved to Hollywood in the early 1960s. She also became one of the most popular pin-up girls of the time, and posed for several pictorials in Playboy Magazine.
She became one of the top film actresses of the 1960s and made 99 film and television appearances between 1959 and 2005. However it is her stunning figure and her often humorous take on her modelling that fascinates us here at waist.itMore information:- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elke_Sommer
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