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Taina Elg

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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Mar 9, 1930 In Helsinki, Finland
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Suomisen perhe 1941-03-02
Latest Project:
Movie Jackpot 2006-02-17
Known For
Poster of Hercules in New York
Poster of Mission of Danger
Poster of Watusi
Poster of Diane
Movie Jackpot Mrs. Skogstedt 2006-02-17
Movie The Mirror Has Two Faces Female Professor 1996-11-15
Movie Don't Drink the Water Anna Gruber 1994-12-18
Movie That's Dancing! 1985-01-01
Movie The Great Wallendas Helen Wallenda 1978-02-12
Movie Hercules in New York Nemesis 1970-02-23
Movie The Bacchantes Dirce 1961-03-02
Movie Mission of Danger Audrey Bonay 1960-01-01
Movie Watusi Erica Neuler 1959-03-25
Movie The 39 Steps Miss Fisher 1959-03-13
Movie Imitation General Simone 1958-08-20
Movie Les Girls Angèle Ducros 1957-10-03
Movie Gaby Elsa 1956-05-09
Movie Diane Alys 1956-01-12
Movie The Prodigal Elissa 1955-05-06
Movie Suomisen perhe Child at Olli's party 1941-03-02
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