Elga Andersen (1935–1994)

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Elga Andersen was born on February 2, 1935 in Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany as Elga Hymmen. She is known for her work on Le Mans (1971), Aux frontières du possible (1971) and The Guns of Navarone (1961). She was married to Peter Gimbel and Christian Girard. She died on December 7, 1994 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Le Mans Lisa Belgetti
Aux frontières du possible Barbara Andersen
The Guns of Navarone Music Department
Elevator to the Gallows Frieda Bencker


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 1971-1974 Aux frontières du possible (TV Series)
Barbara Andersen
- L'effaceur de mémoire (1974) ... Barbara Andersen
- Le cabinet noir (1974) ... Barbara Andersen
- Le dernier rempart (1974) ... Barbara Andersen
- Protection spéciale ultra-sons U (1971) ... Barbara Andersen
- L'homme radar (1971) ... Barbara Andersen
 1973 The Serpent
Kate Cross
 1971 Why?
Ingrid Di Noi
 1971 Cross Current
Monica Breda
 1971 Le Mans
Lisa Belgetti
 1970 Sex-Power
 1970 Un seul jour de la vie (TV Movie)
 1969 Une soirée au bungalow (TV Movie)
Miss Jameson
 1968 Run, Psycho, Run
Claire / Ann
 1968 Captain Singrid
 1966 Johnny Colt
Caroline Williams
 1966 The Battle of the Mods
 1965 Le violon (TV Movie)
 1965 Coast of Skeletons
Elizabeth Von Koltze
 1965 They're Too Much
Inge Moebius
 1964 Coffin from Hong Kong
 1964 A Global Affair
 1963 Your Turn, Darling
Valérie Pontiac / Montana
 1962 The Empire of Night
 1962 The Eye of the Monocle
Erika Murger
 1962 Le scorpion
 1961 Mourir d'amour
Karin, la secrétaire
 1961 The Black Monocle
 1960 The Pioneers
 1960 I baccanali di Tiberio (as Helga Anderson)
 1958 So ein Millionär hat's schwer
Alice Sorel
 1958 Isn't Mama Fabulous?
 1958 Solang' die Sterne glüh'n
Doris Hoff, Fotografin
 1958 Elevator to the Gallows
Frieda Bencker
 1958 Bonjour Tristesse
 1957 Girl Merchants (as Elga Hyman)
 1957 La polka des menottes
Une infirmière (uncredited)
 1957 Love in the Afternoon
Bit Part (uncredited)
 1957 The Twilight Girls
Hélène (as Elga Hymen)
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Elga Andersen-Gimbel | Elga Anderson | Helga Anderson | Elga Hyman | Elga Hymen


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Met Peter Gimbel, who would become her second husband, while both were promoting Cinema Center films -- she for Le Mans (1971) and he for Blue Water, White Death (1971). They were introduced by Sidney Ganis, publicist and former president (2007) of AMPAS. See more »

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