Alice and Ellen Kessler, born on 20.08.1936 in Nerchau (Saxony) start as a six-year-old with ballet lessons and are admitted to the children’s ballet of the Leipzig Opera in 1947. In 1952 they stay with their father in the Federal Republic after a visit and receive a engagement as dancers in the Düsseldorf revue theater “Palladium”.
In 1955 they perform for the first time in Paris “Lido”, 1960 begins with a television appearance her career in Italy. In 1962, they appeared in the feature film “Sodom and Gomorrah” by Robert Aldrich and in the same year they appear on the cover of Live Magazine. In the following decades, they also successfully release numerous records and are particularly successful with TV shows in Italy and Germany. In Italy, “Le gemelle Kessler” are still considered icons of television. Since 1986, the Kessler twins live in Grünwald near Munich.