"Sweet life" Swedish Marilyn Monroe

Even if you have not watched the famous film by the great film Director Federico Fellini "the Sweet life", it really replicated the scene with the beautiful blonde with the face of an angel and body of goddess, who was so fascinated by Rome, he decided a night swim in the Trevi fountain, just had to see. This is a scene of swimming is still considered one of the most sensual and erotic in world cinema. And the role of a gorgeous blonde played by the Swedish actress, model and sex symbol Anita Ekberg, who became famous in the whole world thanks to a few splashy moments of the night.

She later starred in several films of Federico Fellini, but this is the interest of the public and critics is not provoked. The actress even received the early career award "Golden globe" for the role of Chinese women in the adventure film John Wayne's "blood alley", but this remained the only evidence of her talent. Anita used to say that she made Fellini famous all over the world, and not Vice versa. Also, the actress thought that her role in "Sweet life" has ruined her career, since she became hostage to one image.

Anita Ekberg was born in Sweden in 1931 into a large family, she was the sixth child out of eight. Modeling career started early, during adolescence.

At the insistence of his mother Anita took part in a beauty contest "Miss Sweden" and won. Went to America for the contest "Miss universe", but despite the fact that there is not took any prize, remained in the United States, as it was noticed and offered to sign a contract with Universal studios.

The Studio had ordered Anita to take acting classes, English, dancing and horse riding. Ekberg later admitted that he had a frivolous attitude to such a possibility, often ignoring the lessons of drama, which never received serious roles.

Ekberg made her debut in Hollywood in the Comedy "Abbott and Costello go to Mars" where he played a small role in the Venusian straznicy.

The actress received the award "Golden globe" in the category "Most promising newcomer among women" for her role in the adventure film John Wayne's "blood alley", where her colleagues on the screen was the Wayne and Lauren Bacall.

In 1956 she played the role of Helen in the large-scale epic film of king Vidor's "War and peace", where its partners are Audrey Hepburn and Henry Fonda.

In 1960 came the cult film "Sweet life", which has become almost the only decent work of the actress.

Anita became famous in Hollywood, also thanks to his endless love Affairs with leading actors.

Ekberg was always too candid in his interviews, often speaking negatively about some star or other.

In an interview the actress said that her Federico Fellini owes a worldwide reputation, and not Vice versa.

The actress settled in a suburb of Rome, was married twice, but both marriages ended in divorce, she was not. Anita died at the age of 83 after a long illness. Buried in Sweden.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Keywords: Actress | Hollywood | Model | Marilyn Monroe | Sex symbol | USA

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