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Laura Gemser

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Other names  Moira Chen
Years active  1974 - 1993

Name  Laura Gemser
Role  Actress
Laura Gemser Laura Gemser ne Laurette Marcia Gemser le 5 octobre 1950 Java

Full Name  Laurette Marcia Gemser
Born  October 5, 1950 (age 65) (1950-10-05) Surabaya, Indonesia
Occupation  Actress, Costume designer
Spouse  Gabriele Tinti (m. 1976–1991)
Movies  Crime Busters, Private Collections, Black Cobra Woman, Sister Emanuelle, Smooth Velvet - Raw Silk
Similar People  Gabriele Tinti, Joe D'Amato, Sylvia Kristel, Just Jaeckin, Michele Soavi

Laurette Marcia "Laura" Gemser (born 5 October 1950, Surabaya) is a retired Indonesian-Dutch actress, model and costume designer. She is primarily known for her work in Italian erotic cinema, most notably the Black Emanuelle series. Many of her films were collaborations with directors Joe D'Amato and Bruno Mattei.



Gemser has also been credited as Moira Chen, most notably in Love Is Forever (1983).

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Life and career

Gemser left Indonesia in 1955, at the age of four, and moved with her parents to the Netherlands. She grew up in the Dutch city of Utrecht, where she attended the MULO Regentesseschool high school. After that, she attended the Artibus Art School in Utrecht, where she specialised in fashion design.

After modelling in various magazines in the Netherlands and Belgium, in 1974 she moved to Italy to star in the erotic film Amore libero - Free Love. The film was a box office success and launched the career of Gemser, who later became internationally recognised after starring in a number of Black Emanuelle films in the 1970s.

Her most mainstream and well-received role was as Laotian actress Keo Sirisomphone in Michael Landon's 1983 American television film, Love is Forever, in which she was credited as Moira Chen. Gemser continued to make films, at times working with her actor husband, Gabriele Tinti. In the 1990s, she stopped making films to work on costume designing for film. He husband died of cancer in 1991. Today she lives in retirement and low profile in Rome.

Costume designer credits

  • Top Model (1988 film)
  • Amore sporco (1988)
  • La Stanza della parole (1990)
  • Troll 3 (Contamination .7) (1990)
  • La Casa (1990)
  • Metamorphosis (1990)
  • Troll 2 (1990)
  • Hot steps – passi caldi (1990)
  • Ritorno dalla morte (1991)
  • La Donna di una sera (1991)
  • Door to Silence (1991)
  • References

    Laura Gemser Wikipedia