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Date of Birth 20 August 1936Nerchau, Saxony, Germany

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Ellen Kessler was born on August 20, 1936 in Nerchau, Saxony, Germany. She is an actress, known for Alice und Ellen (1971), Il giovedì (1964) and Erik the Conqueror (1961).

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Twin sister of Alice Kessler
Received the "Bundesverdienskreuz am Bande" (highest German order) in 1987 and the Premio "Capo Circe" for their achievements in German-Italian understanding.
The twins performed at the famous "Lido" in Paris from 1955 to 1960.
Lives with her sister Alice Kessler in Grünwald near Munich.
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.
At the age of 40, she and her sister stripped off for a controversial photo shoot for Playboy Italy.

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