She made her big-screen debut as Pocahontas in the 2005 film The New World. She also played the titular character in the film Princess Kaiulani.
She became a political activist and was heavily involved in organizations like Amnesty International.
Like her, Elke Sommer is a famous German-born movie actress.
She worked as a street performer on the Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica.
Her mother is Saskia Kilcher.