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Ann-Margret

Actress + Singer
Female
Born Apr 28, 1941
Age 73
Hometown J%C3%A4mtland
Religion Lutheran
Height 5' 5" (165 cm)
Measurements 36 D -25-36
Nationality American
Alma Mater Northwestern Univ...

Ann-Margret Olsson is a Swedish-American actress, singer and dancer whose professional name is Ann-Margret. She is best known for her roles in Bye Bye Birdie (1963), Viva Las Vegas (1964), The Cincinnati Kid (1965), Carnal Knowledge (1971), and Tommy (1975). She has won five Golden Globe Awards and been nominated for two Academy Awards, two Grammy Awards, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and six Emmy Awards.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1941 Birth Born on April 28, 1941.
1942 1 Year Old Her father worked in the United States during his youth and moved there again in 1942, working with the Johnson Electrical Company, while his wife and daughter stayed behind.
1946 5 Years Old Ann-Margret and her mother moved to the United States in November 1946, and her father took her to Radio City Music Hall on the day they arrived. … Read More
1949 8 Years Old She became a naturalized citizen of the United States in 1949 and took her first dance lessons at the Marjorie Young School of Dance, showing natural ability from the start, easily mimicking all the steps. … Read More

TWENTIES

Ann-Margret began recording for RCA in 1961. … Read More
1962 21 Years Old She also sang at the Academy Awards presentation in 1962, singing the Oscar-nominated song "Theme from Bachelor in Paradise." … Read More
1963 22 Years Old In 1963, Ann-Margret guest-starred in a popular episode of the animated TV series The Flintstones, voicing Ann-Margrock, an animated version of herself. … Read More
1965 24 Years Old Ann-Margret starred in The Cincinnati Kid in 1965 opposite Steve McQueen. … Read More
1966 25 Years Old 1 More Event
Finally she starred as the lead in The Swinger in 1966 with Tony Franciosa. … Read More
1967 26 Years Old During a lull in her film career in July 1967, Ann-Margret gave her first live performance in Las Vegas, with her husband Roger Smith (whom she had married in 1967) taking over as her manager after that engagement. … Read More
1968 27 Years Old After the first Vegas run ended, she followed up with a CBS television special "The Ann-Margret Show", produced and directed by David Winters on December 1, 1968, with guest-stars Bob Hope, Jack Benny, Danny Thomas, and Carol Burnett. … Read More

THIRTIES

1971 30 Years Old In 1971, she starred in Mike Nichols' Carnal Knowledge, playing the over-loving girlfriend of a viciously abusive Jack Nicholson and garnering a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.
1972 31 Years Old 1 More Event
On the set of The Train Robbers in Durango, Mexico, in June 1972, she told Nancy Anderson of Copley News Service that she had been on the "grapefruit diet" and had lost almost twenty pounds (134 to 115) eating unsweetened citrus.
1973 32 Years Old In 1973 she starred with John Wayne in The Train Robbers.
1975 34 Years Old Then came the musical Tommy in 1975, for which she was nominated the Academy Award for Best Actress. … Read More
1977 36 Years Old On August 17, 1977, Ann-Margret and Roger Smith traveled to Memphis to attend Elvis Presley's funeral. … Read More

FORTIES

1982 41 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1982, Ann-Margret co-starred with Walter Matthau and Dinah Manoff in the film version of Neil Simon's play I Ought to Be in Pictures. … Read More
1986 45 Years Old She appeared as the wife of Roy Scheider's character in the 1986 crime thriller 52 Pick-Up. … Read More

FIFTIES

1992 - 1994 3 More Events
1995 54 Years Old In 1995, she was chosen by Empire magazine as one of the 100 Sexiest Stars in film history; she ranked 10th. … Read More
1999 58 Years Old Ann-Margret's performance in the 1999 television film Life of the Party garnered her Emmy, Golden Globe, and Screen Actors Guild Award nominations.
2000 59 Years Old She made guest appearances on the television shows Touched by an Angel in 2000 and three episodes of Third Watch in 2003.

LATE ADULTHOOD

In 2001, working with Grammy Award-Winning producer-arranger-musician Art Greenhaw who calls Ann-Margret his favorite female vocalist, she recorded the critically acclaimed album God Is Love: The Gospel Sessions. … Read More
2004 - 2005 2 More Events
2006 65 Years Old In 2006, Ann-Margret had supporting roles in the box-office hits The Break-Up with Jennifer Aniston and Vince Vaughn, and The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause with Tim Allen. … Read More
Ann-Margret guest-starred in an episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, "Bedtime," which first aired on March 31, 2010. … Read More
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