Roberta Leonard, aka Roberta Elva
Her theatre credits include:
"Lola" in the musical "Damn Yankees" by Richard Adler
and Jerry Ross
(London Coliseum, 1957) (replaced by Elizabeth Seal
after only a few weeks of performances). "Ulysses in Nightgown" (off-Broadway, 1958)
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Did You Know?
I hated the ice. I hated the cold, the smell, everything about it. I only did it for the money. - upon her retirement from skating in 1956
At the age of just 12, she was selected for the Olympic games skating contest at Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria. Belita won 16th place in the competition, which was won by none other than Sonja Henie
. In 1937 Belita took fourth place in the British figure skating championships.
The Ice Maiden