Laura Gemser (born October 5 1950, Java, Indonesia) is an actress of Indo descent and is generally accepted as one of the 1970s most famous erotic icons. She is sometimes credited as Moira Chen, Laura M. Gemser or Laurette Marcia Gemser.
After modelling in various magazines in the Netherlands, Gemser began to take part in some soft erotic films. She became internationally recognised after starring in a number of Black Emanuelle films in the 1970s. These films were especially popular as late night fare on the Cinemax cable channel in the USA. Although she appeared in numerous hardcore titles, she always had simulated sex. The "notorious" scenes in Black Emanuelle are hardcore inserts, although the version of that film aired on cable has edited out the majority of such scenes.
Most of her films were directed by Joe D'Amato, and they are now regarded as samples of the Italian erotic/horror cult films. Some of her films are Emmanuelle 2 (1975), Black Emanuelle (1975), Eva nera (1976), ...
Endgame (Bronx lotta finale) is a 1983 Italian postapocalyptic film starring Al Cliver, Laura Gemser and George Eastman. It was directed, produced and co-written by Joe D'Amato. The film's tagline is "For An "Endgame" Champion In The Year 2025, There's Only One Way To Live. Dangerously."In the year 2025, a horrible nuclear holocaust during World War III has left New York City, among others, irradiated and decrepid, but not abandoned. The city, now a poverty-stricken hellhole, is inhabited by brutish packs of scavengers and telepathically-linked mutants, who are violently persecuted and prejudiced by the élite. Keeping the people at bay is a reality television program called Endgame, where hunters and gladiators fight to the death. The film tells the story of Endgame veteran and mutant Ron Shannon (Cliver), who gathers up a group of gladiators led by Lilith (Laura Gemser) to escape to safety through the desert, avoiding such dangers as nomadic predators, machine gun-sporting government... http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0089091
Black Emanuelle (It. Emanuelle nera) is an Italian softcore film from 1975, the first in a series made to cash in on the success of the French film Emmanuelle, which was released the year before. Like that film, it was followed by a long string of official and unofficial sequels.These films center around the Emanuelle character, played by Laura Gemser (except where noted).These are films starring Laura Gemser in a character other than Black Emanuelle that has at one point or another been promoted as Emanuelle-films. The name of her character has often been changed to Emanuelle in the English dubbing of the films....,