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Elina Löwensohn (born 11 July 1966) is a Romanian-American actress. She is perhaps best known for her roles in the films Simple Men (1992), Schindler's List (1993), Amateur (1994), Nadja (1994) and The Wisdom of Crocodiles (1998).

Elina Löwensohn
Born (1966-07-11) 11 July 1966 (age 53)
OccupationActress
Years active1991–present

Life and careerEdit

Löwensohn was born in Bucharest, Romania. After the death of her father, a survivor of Nazi concentration camps, her mother emigrated to the United States with her, where her mother went on a hunger strike to get a visa for her.

After finishing high school, Löwensohn studied acting in New York City and played in several successful theatre productions. She started her film career in 1991 with Theory of Achievement. Some of her notable roles are Diana Reiter in Schindler's List (1993), Katya in the 1994 Seinfeld episode "The Gymnast", Iris in Six Ways to Sunday (1997), and Anne Levels in The Wisdom of Crocodiles (1998).

FilmographyEdit

  • Theory of Achievement (1991, Short)
  • Simple Men (1992) - Elina
  • Another Girl Another Planet (1992) - Mia
  • Schindler's List (1993) - Diana Reiter
  • Geborenka (1993, Short)
  • Amateur (1994) - Sofia Ludens
  • Nadja (1994) - Nadja
  • Pictures of Baby Jane Doe (1995) - Lucinda
  • My Antonia (1995, TV Movie) - Antonia Shimerda
  • Flirt (1995) - Nurse
  • Basquiat (1996) - Annina Nosei
  • I'm Not Rappaport (1996) - Clara Lemlich
  • Mauvais genre (1997) - Lucie
  • Le Silence de Rak (1997) - Lucie
  • Six Ways to Sunday (1997) - Iris
  • La Fiancée (1997, Short) - La Fiancée
  • Sombre (1998) - Claire
  • The Wisdom of Crocodiles (1998) - Anne Levels
  • Pourquoi se marier le jour de la fin du monde? (2000)
  • Roberto Succo (2001) - Françoise Cottaz
  • Get Well Soon (2001) - Cindy
  • Portraits filmés (2002, Short)
  • Je n'ai jamais tué personne (2002, Short) - Magali
  • Quicksand (2003) - Vannessa
  • Intrusion (2003, Short) - Klara
  • Doo Wop (2004) - Maya
  • A Very Long Engagement (2004) - La femme allemande
  • Orlando Vargas (2005) - Alice
  • Kitchen (2005, Short) - La femme
  • Dark Water (2005) - Dahlia's Mother
  • Teresa (2005, Short)
  • L'Immature (2006, Short)
  • À peine s'était-elle endormie... (2006, Short) - Marion
  • Fay Grim (2006) - Bebe
  • The Stone Council [fr] (2006) - La mère Laura
  • Able Danger (2007) - Kasia
  • De la guerre (2008) - Rachel
  • South of Heaven (2008) - Veronica
  • Romaine par moins 30 (2009) - Antonia
  • Lourdes (2009) - Cécile
  • Des rêves pour l'hiver (2010) - Teen's Mother
  • Black Venus (2010) - Jeanne
  • La guerre est déclarée (2011) - Alex - la compagne de Claudia
  • Boro in the box (2011, Short) - Walerian Borowczyk (voice) / La mère
  • Living Still Life (2012, Short) - Fièvre
  • Prehistoric Cabaret (2013, Short)
  • S... SA... SALAM... SALAMMBÔ (2014, Short)
  • Souvenirs d'un montreur de seins (2014, Short) - Le montreur de seins (voice)
  • The Forbidden Room (2015) - Sister
  • Suite Armoricaine (2015) - Moon
  • Parisienne (2015) - Bogdana - la femme de l'Est
  • Miracolul din Tekir (2015) - Lili
  • Seances (2016)
  • The Girl Without Hands (2016) - La déesse de l'eau (voice)
  • Un Juif pour l'exemple (2016)
  • Mon ange (2016) - Louise
  • Let the Corpses Tan (2017) - Luce
  • The Wild Boys (2017) - Séverin(e)
  • L'Apparition (2018) - Docteur de Villeneuve

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