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Gila Golan



As a child Gila Golan was found orphaned, wandering in a Polish town at the end of World War II. She was adopted by a family, sent to a French boarding school, and finally sent with other refugee youngsters to a kibbutz in Israel; along the way she acquired the name "Miriam Goldenburg." In 1961 she won the Miss Israel beauty contest; taking the name Gila Golan, later that year she placed second in the Miss World competition in London. It was in London that she met Columbia Pictures executive William Cohan and his wife, who came to view her as their foster daughter; they sponsored her move to Hollywood and entrance into films. Golan debuted onscreen in 1965, playing leads in a handful of Hollywood films during the late '60s.

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet Catch As Catch Can
  • Actor
1970
75% The Valley of Gwangi
  • T.J.
1969
No Score Yet Catch as Catch Can
  • Emma
1967
No Score Yet Three on a Couch
  • Anna Jacque
1966
82% Our Man Flint
  • Gila
1966
81% Ship of Fools
  • Elsa
1965

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