Apr. 28th, 1941
Born in
Valsjöbyn, Jämtlands län, Sweden
5' 5"

Ann-Margret's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
The 10th Kingdom TV Show
The 10th Kingdom

Main Movie Roles

2009 - Old Dogs
2006 - The Break-Up
2006 - The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause
2006 - Tales of the Rat Fink
2004 - Taxi
2002 - Interstate 60: Episodes of the Road
1999 - The Limey
1999 - Any Given Sunday
1995 - Grumpier Old Men
1993 - Grumpy Old Men
1992 - Newsies
1986 - 52 Pick-Up
1985 - That's Dancing!
1982 - Lookin' to Get Out
1982 - I Ought to Be in Pictures
1979 - The Villain
1978 - The Cheap Detective
1978 - Magic
1977 - Joseph Andrews
1975 - Tommy
1972 - Un homme est mort
1971 - Carnal Knowledge
1967 - Mondo Hollywood
1966 - Stagecoach
1965 - Once a Thief
1965 - The Cincinnati Kid
1964 - Viva Las Vegas
1964 - Kitten with a Whip
1963 - Bye Bye Birdie
1962 - State Fair
1961 - Pocketful of Miracles

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Barbara Halsted
Aunt Edie
Herself - Guest
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Swedish born singer, with red hair who started her Hollywood career in quiet roles that usually went unnoticed. She was discovered by the legendary George Burns (1896-1996), when she was just a cabaret singer, and was often typecast as a singing sexpot. In the early 1970s, she suffered a very bad fall that nearly ended her Hollywood career, but she fought back to be cast as a sexy older woman type. Twice nominated for an Academy Award: for Carnal Knowledge (1971), and Tommy (1975).

  • Attended Northwestern University (Evanston, IL).
  • Measurements: 35-23-35 (in 1965), 36D-25-36 (in 1986), (Source: Celebrity Sleuth magazine)
  • 'Ann-Margret' (qv) and 'George Burns' (qv) (who discovered her) were both Oscar nominees in 1975 (respectively for _Tommy (1975)_ (qv) and _The Sunshine Boys (1975)_ (qv). Mr. Burns won but not 'Ann-Margret' (qv).
  • Speaks Swedish fluently.
  • Turned down the leading role in _Cat Ballou (1965)_ (qv), which eventually went to 'Jane Fonda' (qv).
  • She had two Billboard Club Play charting hits.: in 1979 with "Love Rush," which climbed to #8, and in 1980 with "Midnight Message," that peaked at #12.
  • Appeared on the cartoon show _"The Flintstones" (1960)_ (qv) as "Ann-Margrock".
  • November 1960: Discovered by actor/comedian 'George Burns' (qv) when he heard her sing in a campus musical at Northwestern University and hired her to be a part of his Las Vegas act.

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