Greta Thyssen (1927–2018)


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The enticing, voluptuous European beauty Greta Thyssen filled out the pages of movie magazines everywhere during the 1950s. Born on March 30, 1927, she was a freshly-scrubbed brunette when she was crowned Miss Denmark in 1952. The subsequent attention had her packing her bags for Hollywood. At that time, Marilyn Monroe had become an international ... See full bio »

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(1961)
(1962)
Pies and Guys Miss Lulu
(1958)
Terror Is a Man Frances Girard
(1959)

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 1962 Journey to the Seventh Planet
Greta Thyssen
 1961 Michael Shayne (TV Series)
Greta Maxwell
- Four Lethal Ladies (1961) ... Greta Maxwell
 1961 Three Blondes in His Life
Helen Fortner
 1960 Lock Up (TV Series)
Hilda Mueller
- The Sisters (1960) ... Hilda Mueller
 1960 Bachelor Father (TV Series)
Paula Tabore
- How to Catch a Man (1960) ... Paula Tabore
 1960 M Squad (TV Series)
Lisa
- The Man with Frank's Face (1960) ... Lisa
 1959 Terror Is a Man
Frances Girard
 1959 Sappy Bull Fighters (Short)
Greta
 1958 Shadows
Girl at Party (as Greta Thysen)
 1958 Frontier Doctor (TV Series)
 1958 Pies and Guys (Short)
Miss Lulu
 1958 The Beast of Budapest
Christi
 1958 Quiz Whizz (Short)
Lisa, Montgomery's Accomplice
 1957 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Roxy Howard
- The Case of the Nervous Accomplice (1957) ... Roxy Howard
 1957 Dragnet (TV Series)
- The Big Make (1957)
 1957 Telephone Time (TV Series)
- Escape (1957)
 1956 The Adventures of Hiram Holliday (TV Series)
Frieda
- Christmas in Vienna (1956) ... Frieda
 1956 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
Lydia
- Always the Best Man (1956) ... Lydia
 1956 Accused of Murder
Myra Bayless
 1956 Bus Stop
Cover Girl (uncredited)
 1950 Op og ned langs kysten
Bikinipige
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Greta Thysen
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[on learning scripts in English] It has nothing to do with accents. It has to do with what memory you have. When I began to do summer stock, often people would say, "You don't have an accent when you speak the lines." It would go away many times. But of course, I've never gotten rid of it. I never even tried to get rid of it, which I should have done. See more »

Trivia:

Best remembered for her appearances with The Three Stooges in only three shorts: Quiz Whizz (1958), Pies and Guys (1958) and Sappy Bull Fighters (1959). See more »

Trademark:

Lisp, breathless voice See more »

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The Queen of the B movies See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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