Taina Elg
Taina Elg

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Name: Taina Elg
Occupation: Actor
Gender: Female
Birth Day: March 9, 1930
Age: 92
Birth Place:  Impilahti, Finland, Finland
Zodiac Sign: Aries

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Taina Elg

Taina Elg was born on March 9, 1930 in  Impilahti, Finland, Finland (92 years old). Taina Elg is an Actor, zodiac sign: Aries. Find out Taina Elgnet worth 2020, salary 2020 detail bellow.

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Biography Timeline


Elg was born in 1930 in Helsinki, and raised in Turku by her parents, Åke Elg (né Ludwig), a Finnish pianist, and Helena Doroumova (who was of Russian descent). She was signed to a seven-year contract to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in the mid-1950s. 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, the famed and well-established Kay Kendall.


In 1958, she was nominated for a Golden Laurel as Top New Female Personality. In 1959 she starred alongside Kenneth More in The 39 Steps. 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. In 1989, she had the title role as Lea in Chéri, from a Colette novel as adapted by Anita Loos. In 1980, she played Dr. Ingrid Fischer on CBS daytime drama soap opera Guiding Light. From 1980–82, she played Olympia Buchanan, first wife of tycoon Asa Buchanan, on the ABC soap opera One Life to Live. Her character, held prisoner by Asa for months, had a memorable death sequence, falling over a balcony at a costume party.

Her son by her first marriage to Carl Björkenheim, which ended in divorce in 1958, is Finnish-American jazz guitarist Raoul Björkenheim. In 1982, Elg remarried, to Rocco Caporale, an Italian-born educator and professor of sociology. She lives in New York City.

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# Name Relationship Net Worth Salary Age Occupation
#1 Raoul Björkenheim Children N/A N/A N/A
#2 Rocco Caporale Spouse N/A N/A N/A
#3 Carl Björkenheim Spouse N/A N/A N/A

🎂 Upcoming Birthday

Currently, Taina Elg is 93 years, 0 months and 20 days old. Taina Elg will celebrate 94th birthday on a Saturday 9th of March 2024. Below we countdown to Taina Elg upcoming birthday.


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88th birthday - Friday, March 9, 2018

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82nd birthday - Friday, March 9, 2012

Happy 82nd Birthday, Taina Elg! ("Les Girls")

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80th birthday - Tuesday, March 9, 2010

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