Elina Löwensohn

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Elina Löwensohn (born July 11, 1966 in Bucharest ) is a Romanian -born American actress .


Löwensohn was born in Bucharest as the daughter of a dancer. After the death of her father, a former concentration camp inmate , her mother emigrated with her to America, where she was only able to obtain a visa for Elina through a hunger strike .

Löwensohn studied theater in New York after school and played in several successful productions until she came to film in 1991 with Theory of Achievement. Appearances in Schindler's List (1993) and Die Weisheit der Krokodile (1998) followed. Her most famous recent film is Mathilde - Eine große Liebe (2004), in which she plays a supporting role.


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