Alexandra Isles

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Alexandra Isles
BornAlexandra Moltke
(1947-02-11) February 11, 1947 (age 66)
Uppsala, Sweden
Spouse(s)Philip Henry Isles (m. 1967; d. 1976)
Alfred Jaretzki III
 
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Alexandra Isles
BornAlexandra Moltke
(1947-02-11) February 11, 1947 (age 66)
Uppsala, Sweden
Spouse(s)Philip Henry Isles (m. 1967; d. 1976)
Alfred Jaretzki III

Alexandra Moltke or Alexandra M. Isles (born February 11, 1947) is an actress and documentary filmmaker. She appeared as the original Victoria Winters from 1966–68 on the cult TV serial Dark Shadows, which aired on ABC TV from 1966–1971.

Background[edit]

Isles was born in Uppsala, Sweden to Mabel Wilson Wright and Count Carl Adam Moltke, son of Carl Moltke. In 1967 she married Philip Isles and left the series in 1968 because of pregnancy, and in 1969 gave birth to a son, Adam.

Career[edit]

In 1985 Alexandra Isles began work at the Museum of Television & Radio where she became a curator specializing in arts, drama and children's programming. In 1991, a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities launched her on a career as a producer and director of the award-winning documentaries The Power of Conscience: The Danish Resistance and Rescue of the Jews (1995); Scandalize My Name: Stories from the Blacklist (1999); Porraimos: Europe's Gypsies in the Holocaust (2002); The Healing Gardens of New York (2006); Hidden Treasures: Stories from a Great Museum (2011). Her films have been seen at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (Washington, DC), Museum of Modern Art (NY), numerous film festivals including the Human Rights Watch and Margaret Mead Film Festivals, and all have aired on PBS.

Personal life[edit]

During the early 1980s, she was subpoenaed as an unwilling witness in the attempted murder trial of her lover Claus von Bülow.[citation needed] Isles is married to Alfred Jaretzki III.[citation needed]

References[edit]

Genealogisches Handbuch des Adels A Band XXV Gesamtreihe Band 117, 1998. P.353f.

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