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Britt Ekland

Actress
Female
Born Oct 6, 1942

Britt-Marie Eklund, better known as Britt Ekland, is a Swedish actress and singer, and a long-time resident of the United Kingdom. She is best known for her roles as a Bond girl in The Man with the Golden Gun, and in the British cult horror film The Wicker Man, as well as her marriage to actor Peter Sellers, and her high-profile social life.… Read More

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    Discussing The Wicker Man: Final Cut With Director Robin Hardy
    Huffington Post - Oct 30, 2013
  • 14 Male Celebrities Who Dared To Bare Their Bikini Bottoms
    Huffington Post - Sep 02, 2013
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    Britt Ekland...The Swedish Actress, 70, Recalls The Day She Conquered Her Stage Fright To Star In A Panto
    Daily Mail (UK) - Dec 28, 2012
  • James Bond: 'roger Moore Was Never Sexually Threatening'
    Huffington Post - Oct 05, 2012

Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1942 Birth Born on October 6, 1942.

TWENTIES

Her high-profile social life and her 1964 marriage to actor Peter Sellers attracted considerable press attention, leading to her being one of the most photographed celebrities in the world during the 1970s. … Read More
1971 28 Years Old In 1971, she was cast as a leading lady and gun moll in the iconic crime film Get Carter, opposite Michael Caine, which firmly established her as a blonde bombshell. … Read More

THIRTIES

1973 30 Years Old Her most iconic horror role came in the 1973 cult horror film The Wicker Man, in which she played a Pagan villager and seductress; however, her voice was dubbed in the film to disguise her Swedish-accented English. … Read More
1974 31 Years Old Ekland's next prominent role came when she was cast as the lead Bond girl, Mary Goodnight, in the 1974 James Bond film The Man with the Golden Gun, which received mixed reviews but furthered Ekland's status as a sex symbol.
1976 33 Years Old In 1976 she provided the French spoken part at the end of then boyfriend Rod Stewart's hit single "Tonight's the Night (Gonna Be Alright)". … Read More
1979 36 Years Old From 1979–1981 she dated and became engaged to Girl frontman and future L.A. Guns singer Phil Lewis.

FORTIES

1984 41 Years Old In 1984 she married Stray Cats drummer Slim Jim Phantom, who was almost two decades her junior. They had a son, Thomas Jefferson (born in 1988), and divorced in 1992. … Read More
1985 42 Years Old Ekland had supporting roles in independent films, and appeared in the 1985 comedy Fraternity Vacation, followed by a role in the slasher film Moon in Scorpio (1988) and as prostitute Mariella Novotny in the feature film Scandal (1989) about the Profumo Affair.
1990 47 Years Old She has guest-starred on various TV shows, including an appearance on the popular TV series Superboy, playing an alien disguised as Lara, Superboy's biological mother, during the show's second season in 1990. … Read More

FIFTIES

1999 56 Years Old She appeared on stage as a cast member in Cinderella at the Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent in December 1999 and January 2000.

LATE ADULTHOOD

2007 64 Years Old She also appeared in Grumpy Old Women Live, participated in December 2007 in the Swedish reality show Stjärnorna på slottet (The stars at the castle) along with Peter Stormare, Arja Saijonmaa, Jan Malmsjö and Magnus Härenstam, and in December 2007 and January 2008 she starred again in Cinderella at the Wyvern Theatre, Swindon.
2008 65 Years Old She appeared as a guest on the British daytime television show Loose Women, in January 2008. … Read More
2009 66 Years Old In 2009–10 she played the Fairy Godmother in Cinderella at Princess Theatre, Torquay.
2010 67 Years Old In December 2010 she starred as the 'Fairy Pea Pod' in Jack and the Beanstalk at the Kings Theatre, Southsea.
2011 68 Years Old She starred in further Pantomimes at the Theatre Royal, Windsor, in 2011 and 2012.
2013 70 Years Old Ekland was one of the housewives of Svenska Hollywoodfruar (en:Swedish Hollywoodwives) on TV3 during the 2013 season. … Read More
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