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Taina Elg

Taina Elg

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    • March 9th, 1930
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Taina Elg (born 9 March 1930, Helsinki, Finland) is a Finnish-American actress and dancer. She has appeared on stage, film and television. She was born in Helsinki, but later raised in Turku by her parents, Helena Dobroumova (of Russian descent) and Åke Elg, a pianist. In 1957 she won the Golden Globe for the Foreign Newcomer Award - Female. She won another Golden Globe in 1958 for Best Motion Picture Actress - Musical/Comedy for her performance in Les Girls, tying with her co-star Kay Kendall. In 1958 she was nominated for a Golden Laurel as Top New Female Personality. In 1975 she was nominated for a Tony Award for her performance as Donna Lucia D'Alvadorez in Where's Charley?. She appeared in the original Broadway production of Nine as Guido Contini's mother. From 1980-1981 she played Nicole Bonard/Olympia Buchanan, wife to Asa Buchanan, on ABC's soap opera One Life to Live. Description above from the Wikipedia article Taina Elg, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Filmography

Acting (9 Credits)

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2006Kummelin Jackpot as Mrs. Skogstedt
1996The Mirror Has Two Faces as Female Professor
1994Don't Drink the Water as Anna Gruber
1985That's Dancing!
1970Hercules in New York as NemesisWatch Free
1959The 39 Steps as Miss Fisher
1958Imitation General as Simone
1957Les Girls as Angèle Ducros
1955The Prodigal as Elissa

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