Actresses of the 50s and 60s

Archive for the ‘Swedish’ Category

Ann-Margret

In 1941, American, Swedish on December 7, 2017 at 11:30 am

Ann-Margret: born Ann-Margret Olsson, 28 April 1941, Sweden, moved to USA in November 1946, became a naturalised American citizen in 1949.

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Sivi Åberg

In 1944, Swedish on December 6, 2017 at 8:38 pm

Sivi Åberg: born Siv Marta Karlbom 1944 Gävle Sweden, in Hollywood from 1967 to 1983.

Anita Ekberg, 1931 – 2015

In 1931, Swedish on November 13, 2017 at 9:31 am

Anita Ekberg: Swedish actress, dressed for the New York Arts Students League annual costume ball.

Marika Green 1966

In 1943, French, Swedish on November 13, 2017 at 8:04 am

Marika Green: Swedish actress born 1943; moved to France at age 10; screen debut in Robert Bresson’s Pickpocket (France 1959); consistent credits until German telemovie Bauernschach (Chess Pawn – 1995).

Anita Ekberg 1931 – 2015

In 1931, Swedish on November 7, 2017 at 9:29 pm

Kerstin Anita Marianne Ekberg – having been crowned Miss Malmö and then Miss Sweden, Ekberg went to the US in the early 1950s for the Miss Universe contest and stayed to appear in a number of Hollywood films. The Guardian.

May Britt, born 1933

In 1933, Swedish on November 5, 2017 at 11:29 am

May Britt: born 22 March 1933, Stockholm Sweden, on screen 1953 – 1971, including “The Blue Angel” 1959.

Anita Ekberg 1931 – 2015

In 1931, Swedish on November 4, 2017 at 12:17 pm

Kerstin Anita Marianne Ekberg – having been crowned Miss Malmö and then Miss Sweden, Ekberg went to the US in the early 1950s for the Miss Universe contest and stayed to appear in a number of Hollywood films. The Guardian.

Ewa Aulin and son Shawn

In 1950, Swedish on November 3, 2017 at 9:17 pm

Ewa Aulin (born 13 Feb 1950): Miss Teen Sweden 1965, Miss Teen International 1966, Golden Globe nomination for Most Promising Newcomer for Candy (1968) married director John Shadow (aka Roberto Loyola) – son Shawn born 1969 – remarried 1974 and retired from acting.

Gunilla Knutson on the cover of LIFE

In Swedish on October 30, 2017 at 11:02 am

Gunilla Knutsson (aka Knudson and Knutson): Miss Sweden 1961, model and actress, famous for the “take it off, take it all off” Noxzema cream commercials from 1967 – 1973. One acting credit: Katrina Lind in Gidget Grows Up (1969).

Ann-Margret and Roger Smith

In 1941, American, Swedish on October 14, 2017 at 11:53 am

Ann-Margret (born 1941) and Roger Smith (1932 – 2017) In 1965, having abandoned his first wife, Australian actress Victoria Shaw, and three children, Smith proposed to the Swedish sex kitten in 1966 on a horse-drawn carriage ride through Central Park, and they married in May 1967 in a hotel room at The Riviera in Las Vegas. Hollywood Reporter.