“By age 15 I was a 40DD.”
With those words, one of the greatest Cult Movie Queens of all time has spoken!
Uschi Digard is an Icon, as evidenced by the number of times she shows up in some of the greatest cult films of the 70’s!
My “2021 Sex Kitten Countdown” celebrates some of Uschi’s greatest roles in a lifetime of great cult entertainment!
Time For More Uschi Digard!
As a fan of cult cinema, I have an appreciation for the Actresses who starred in all kinds of films in the 70’s. It was the “golden age” of cult movies and Uschi Digard was one of the greatest Sexploitation Actresses of that time, thanks to roles in movies like these:
She has 160 acting credits – amazing!
Digard was born in Sweden. At 16 she left home, worked as a translator for the jewelry trade, became a model and was “discovered” by legendary filmmaker Russ Meyer.
That makes sense, since she had developed what Meyer featured prominently in all of his films.
“When I started to develop at 11 I had to strap myself in, because it wasn’t seemly to have breasts, and we all wore uniforms. By age 15 I was a 40DD.”
Her films for Meyer led to many more roles big and small, with titles like these:
“Love Secrets Of The Kama Sutra”
“Spread It Around”
“The Exotic Dreams Of Casanova”
“The Big Snatch”
You get the idea!
So many of these are cult gems, but I discovered her for the first time in this obscurity:
“The Toy Box!”
She’s a very peripheral character in the film, but she popped off the screen!
When Ralph persuades his girlfriend Donna to participate in a bizarre party, she discovers the guests are there to perform erotic plays in the presence of a corpse, Ralph’s millionaire uncle.
It was just an excuse for lots of nudity and sexual situation in a single location…she got the chance to actually act in this obscure gem:
Uschi Is “The Midnight Graduate!”
One of my exploitation friends shared this poster, one of Digard’s films from 1970…the film tells the story of a young woman’s odyssey in self discovery, as she finds herself “among the ladies” in Los Angeles’ steamy sexual underbelly.
Among her co-stars in the film is Kathy Hilton, who also starred in a number of cult films and is now known as the mother of Paris and Nicki…
You can find this movie to watch online at several free streaming sites – I just thought the poster was provocative, and of course, I like Uschi!
Uschi was an empowered, “anything goes” Actress – like her appearance in one of the notorious “Ilsa” films:
That’s her with Haji and Sharon Kelly, being paraded around naked by an evil “Ilsa”, portrayed by Dyanne Thorne.
If you haven’t seen any of these “nazisploitation” movies, click here to see trailers for them:
Uschi was also a hugely popular Model, featured in Men’s magazines of that era:
Yes, Uschi Digard’s career includes lots of nude scenes and small roles that prominently featured one aspect of her personality, like this cameo in the comedy “Kentucky Fried Movie:”
One of Digard’s great cameos was her hilarious “Catholic High School Girls In Trouble” appearance in the sketch comedy film “Kentucky Fried Movie:”
Digard has an active social media presence, highlighting some of her more provocative films and photo shoots, including some when she was more mature, but still gorgeous:
She speaks eight languages (German, Italian, Spanish, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, French and English).
She lives in Palm Springs, California, for two weeks out of every month; the rest of the time she spends in North Hollywood.
In a 2013 podcast interview with The Rialto Report, she said that she was actually born in Switzerland, not Sweden – and that her real first name is Ursula, not Uschi!
Learn something new every day!
Oh, and like all Cult Movie Queens of the 70’s, she was in a “Women In Prison” flick!
That’s right, Uschi was part of the greatest Exploitaiton trend of the 70’s – click here to see the film she made, and many others of that genre as well:
I mentioned that Uschi had a small role in “The Big Snatch”,w which starred this cult film beauty:
Peggy Church was tied to the hood of a car in that film, but she wa also the X-rated “All American Girl” – click on my story her to see why:
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