Anita Ekberg

Anita Ekberg

Highest Rated: 100% The Clowns (I Clowns) (1970)

Lowest Rated: 11% Four for Texas (1963)

Birthday: Sep 29, 1931

Birthplace: Malmö, Skåne län, Sweden

Junoesque Swedish leading lady Anita Ekberg got her start in the U.S., where she was elected "Miss Sweden" in the Miss Universe pageant. Along with other Miss Universe contestants, Ekberg played an Amazonian extraterrestrial in 1953's Abbott and Costello Go to Mars. She also displayed her obvious attributes in such Technicolor shows as Artists and Models (1956) and Hollywood or Bust (1957), and proved an apt foil for the leering one-liners of Bob "Cherchez la Femme" Hope in Paris Holiday (1957) and Call Me Bwana (1963). Though never taken completely seriously as an actress, Ekberg was given better opportunities to emote in the Italian films of Federico Fellini, notably as the principal "wish dream" in La Dolce Vita (1961). Anita Ekberg would repeat her La Dolce Vita role in Fellini's 1986 filmic autobiography Intervista. Ekberg retired from acting in 2002; she died in 2015 at age 83.

Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet Anonima cocottes (Little Girls and High Finance) Actor 2015
No Score Yet I mongoli (The Mongols) Actor 2015
No Score Yet Federico Fellini - Mit den Augen der Anderen (Federico Fellini - Through the Eyes of Others) Actor 2014
No Score Yet Bámbola Actor 2013
63% The Red Dwarf Paola Bendoni 1999
75% Intervista Herself 1984
No Score Yet Killer Nun (Suor Omicidi) Sister Gertrude 1982
No Score Yet Fatty Girl Goes to New York (Cicciabomba) Actor 1982
No Score Yet Gold of the Amazon Women Queen Na-Eela 1979
No Score Yet S*H*E Elsa Beibling 1979
No Score Yet Daisy Chain Actor 1975
No Score Yet Malenka (Fangs of the Living Dead) Malenka 1973
No Score Yet French Sex Murders (Casa d'appuntamento) Madame Colette 1972
No Score Yet Northeast of Seoul Katherine 1972
100% The Clowns (I Clowns) Actor 1970
60% If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium Nightclub Performer 1969
No Score Yet The Cobra (Il cobra) Lou 1968
No Score Yet Woman Times Seven Claudie 1967
No Score Yet Way...Way Out Anna Soblova 1966
No Score Yet The Alphabet Murders Amanda Beatrice Cross 1965
11% Four for Texas Elya Carlson 1963
No Score Yet Call Me Bwana Luba 1963
55% Boccaccio '70 Anita 1962
No Score Yet The Mongols Huluna 1961
97% La Dolce Vita Sylvia 1960
No Score Yet The Man Inside Trudie Hall 1958
No Score Yet Screaming Mimi Virginia Wilson 1958
No Score Yet Paris Holiday Zara 1958
No Score Yet Pickup Alley Gina Broger 1957
No Score Yet Valerie Valerie Horvat 1957
No Score Yet Back From Eternity Rena 1957
No Score Yet Man in the Vault Flo Randall 1956
43% War and Peace Helene Kuragin 1956
No Score Yet Hollywood or Bust Actress Anita 1956
No Score Yet I'll Cry Tomorrow Bit: Performer 1955
78% Artists and Models Anita 1955
No Score Yet Blood Alley Wei Long 1955
33% Abbott and Costello Go to Mars Venusian Woman 1953
No Score Yet The Mississippi Gambler Bridesmaid 1953
No Score Yet Take Me to Town Dancehall girl 1953
No Score Yet The Golden Blade Handmaiden 1953


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