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Ellen Kessler

Ellen Kessler was born on August 20, 1936 in Nerchau, Saxony, Germany. She is an actress, known for The Thursday (1964), Zu jung um blond zu sein (1961) and Erik the Conqueror (1961). See full bio »
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 2011 Tatort (TV Series)
Mutter Bemering
- Das Dorf (2011) ... Mutter Bemering
 2000 Balko (TV Series)
Ira Adomeit
- Das Blutbad (2000) ... Ira Adomeit
 1996 Auf eigene Gefahr (TV Series)
Lucie Grindel
- Tod eines Richters (1996) ... Lucie Grindel
 1991 Ein Schloß am Wörthersee (TV Series)
Erika Strassberg
- Hoppla Zwillinge (1991) ... Erika Strassberg
 1990 Pension Corona (TV Series)
 1978-1984 Dalli Dalli (TV Series)
Interpretin / Kandidatin
- Episode dated 28 June 1984 (1984) ... Interpretin
- Episode dated 15 June 1978 (1978) ... Kandidatin
 1978 Wonderful Gitte aus Kopenhagen (TV Movie)
 1975 Hallo Peter (TV Series)
 1973 Sez Les (TV Series)
Special Guest
- That's Christmas Sez Les! (1973) ... Special Guest (as The Kessler Twins)
 1971 Il bivio (TV Movie)
 1971 Il furto del Raffaello (TV Movie)
 1971 La gardenia misteriosa (TV Movie)
 1971 Die diebischen Zwillinge (TV Series)
- Aller guten Dinge sind zehn (1971) ... Kathy
- Die Augen des Schiwa (1971) ... Kathy
- Schwarz und rot (1971) ... Kathy
- Der Diebstahl des Raffael (1971) ... Kathy
- Der Scheich (1971) ... Kathy
 1971 Il piccolo lord (TV Movie)
 1969 Festival der Stars (TV Movie)
 1969 The Bruce Forsyth Show (TV Series)
- Episode dated 19 July 1969 (1969) ... (as The Kessler Sisters)
 1964 Biblioteca di Studio Uno: Odissea (TV Movie)
Una sirena
 1964 Die Tote von Beverly Hills
a Tiddy Sister
 1963 Die kleinste Show der Welt (TV Movie)
 1963 Perpetuum Musicale - Eine Revue ohne Aufenthalt (TV Movie) (as Die Kessler Zwillinge)
 1962-1963 Lieben Sie Show...? (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.4 (1963) ... Singer (as Alice & Ellen Kessler)
- Episode #1.3 (1963) ... Singer (as Alice & Ellen Kessler)
- Episode #1.2 (1962) ... Singer (as Alice & Ellen Kessler)
- Episode #1.1 (1962) ... Singer (as Alice & Ellen Kessler)
 1963 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Native Girl
- Red Fails in the Sunset (1963) ... Native Girl
 1962 Sodom and Gomorrah
 1962 Der Vogelhändler
Colin Sisters
 1961 Erik the Conqueror
 1961 Zu jung um blond zu sein (TV Movie)
 1960 Double Deception
 1960 Love and the Frenchwoman
Twin model (segment "Adultère, L'")
 1959 La Paloma
 1959 Le bellissime gambe di Sabrina
Tänzerin / Herself
 1958 Gräfin Mariza
 1958 Tabarin
Une jumelle
 1957 The Count of Luxemburg
 1957 Die Zwillinge vom Zillertal
Guest appearance
 1957 Seven Years Hard Luck
Flora Fleuron, Tänzerin
 1957 La garçonne
The Dolly Sisters #2 (uncredited)
 1956 The Beggar Student
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1 Article | 4 Pictorials | 23 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

The Kessler Chorus | The Kessler Sisters | The Kessler Twins | Alice & Ellen Kessler | Die Kessler-Zwillinge | Kessler-Zwillinge | Die Kessler Zwillinge

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Although it is inaccurate to say she is actually a character in Peter Handke's "anti-play," "The Ride Across Lake Constance," her name is used as a designation of a character, as are the names of other celebrated actors of the German cinema, Elisabeth Bergner, Heinrich George, Erich von Stroheim, Emil Jannings, Henny Porten and her twin sister Alice Kessler. See more »

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