Anita Ekberg

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Birthday
29, 1931
Birthplace
Malmo, Sweden
Death Date
Jan 11, 2015 (83)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
29, 1931
Birthplace
Malmo, Sweden
Death Date
Jan 11, 2015 (83)

About

Actress who won the Miss Sweden pageant of 1950 and was immortalized for her iconic Trevi Fountain scene in the 1960 Italian classic La Dolce Vita. She also played prominent roles in the films War and Peace, 4 for Texas and The French Sex Murders.

Before Fame

She won the title of Miss Sweden in 1950.

Trivia

She competed for but didn't win the title of Miss Universe, but her role in Federico Fellini's La Dolce Vita made her into a sex symbol.

Family Life

She was married to Anthony Steel from 1956 to 1959 and to Rik Van Nutter from 1963 to 1975.

Associated With

Howard Hughes once suggested she get plastic surgery.