Elga Andersen

Active - 1957 - 1984  |   Born - Feb 2, 1935   |   Died - Dec 7, 1994   |   Genres - Drama, Spy Film, Crime, Romance, Thriller

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Biography by Sandra Brennan

Born in Germany, slender, blonde actress Elga Andersen starred in over a dozen French films of the 1950s and 1960s. She made her debut in the late '50s and was a popular recording artist during the 1960s, known for singing the title song for The Guns of Navarrone (1961). She worked in a few international features too, including A Global Affair (1964) opposite Bob Hope. In the U.S., Andersen was best known for portraying Steve McQueen's love interest in Le Mans (1971).

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