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Ann-Margret

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Ann-Margret

Swedish-American actress, singer and dancer whose professional name is Ann-Margret add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1941.

Countries: United States (76%), United Kingdom (10%), Vietnam (3%)

Main connections: Roger Smith (actor), Dinah Manoff, The Train Robbers

Linked to: New Trier High School, The Beatles, United Artists, CBS

 

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Ann-Margret was born in 1941 add something


1942

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 add something


1946

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 add something


1949

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 add something

 

Jack Lemmon - Lemmon's film debut was a bit part as a plasterer/painter in the 1949 film The Lady Takes a Sailor but he was not noticed until his official debut opposite Judy Holliday in the 1954 comedy It Should Happen to You. Lemmon worked with many legendary leading ladies, among them Marilyn Monroe, Natalie Wood, Betty Grable, Janet Leigh, Shirley MacLaine, Romy Schneider, Doris Day, Kim Novak, Judy Holliday, Rita Hayworth, June Allyson, Virna Lisi, Ann-Margret, Sophia_Loren and many more.


1951

Donn Trenner - He worked with Charlie Barnet in 1951 and following this with Jerry Gray, Charlie Parker, Stan Getz, Georgie Auld, Jerry Fielding, Skinnay Ennis, Les Brown, Dick Haymes, Jack Jones, Lena Horne, Ann-Margret, and Nancy Wilson


1959

Anthony Franciosa - He followed that with roles in several major films, including "The Naked Maja" with Ava Gardner, "A Face in the Crowd" with Andy Griffith and Patricia Neal, "Career" with Dean Martin and Shirley MacLaine, "The Long Hot Summer" with Paul Newman and Orson Welles, "Period of Adjustment" with Jane Fonda, "The Pleasure Seekers" with Ann-Margret and Carol Lynley, "Fathom" in 1967 with Raquel Welch, "The Drowning Pool" with Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward, and "Rio Conchos" with Richard Boone and Stuart Whi


1960

A keen motorcyclist, she was featured in Triumph Motorcycles' official advertisements in the 1960s add something

 

Martin Ransohoff - He attempted to "create" female movie stars during the 1960s; the actresses who achieved the greatest success under his tutelage were Ann-Margret, Tuesday_Weld and Sharon Tate, who featured in several of his films from 1964 until her death in 1969


1961

Ann-Margret began recording for RCA in 1961 add something

 

In 1961, she filmed a screen test at 20th Century Fox and was signed to a seven-year contract add something


 

She sang at the Academy awards presentation in 1962, singing the Oscar-nominated song "Theme from Bachelor in Paradise add something

 

Then came a 1962 remake of Rodgers and Hammerstein's musical "State Fair", playing the "bad girl" role of Emily opposite Bobby Darin and Pat Boone add something


1963

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 add something

 

Maureen Stapleton - She appeared in the 1963 film version of "Bye Bye Birdie", in the role of Mama Mae Peterson, with Dick Van Dyke, Janet Leigh, Paul Lynde and Ann-Margret


1965

Ann-Margret starred in "The Cincinnati Kid" in 1965 opposite Steve McQueen add something


1966

Finally she starred as the lead in "The Swinger" in 1966 with Tony Franciosa add something

 

Her contract with RCA ended in 1966 add something

 

In March 1966, Ann-Margret and entertainers Chuck Day and Mickey Jones teamed up for a USO tour to entertain U.S. servicemen in remote parts of Vietnam and other parts of Southeast Asia add something

 

Made in Paris - "'Made in Paris"' is a 1966 American romantic comedy film starring Louis Jourdan, Ann-Margret, Richard_Crenna, Edie Adams, and Chad Everett


1967

She has been married to Roger Smith since May 8, 1967; he was an actor who later became her manager add something

 

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 taking over as her manager after that engagement add something

 

Roger Smith (actor) - He has been married to Ann-Margret since May 8, 1967


1968

Three months later, she hosted "Memories Of Elvis" featuring abridged versions of the "Elvis" 1968 TV and "Aloha from Hawaii" specials add something

 

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 add something


1970

In 1970, she returned to films with "R.P.M." and "C.C. and Company" add something

 

Throughout the 1970s, Ann-Margret balanced her live musical performances with a string of dramatic film roles that played against her glamorous image add something

 

Joe Namath - Namath went on to a minor career as an actor in several movies, including "C.C. and Company" with Ann-Margret and William Smith in 1970, and he starred in a brief 1978 television series, "The Waverly Wonders"


 

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 add something


1972

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 eating unsweetened citrus add something

 

On Sunday, September 10, 1972, while performing at Lake Tahoe, Nevada, she fell 22 feet from an elevated platform to the stage and suffered injuries including a broken left arm, cheekbone and jawbone add something


1973

In 1973 she starred with John Wayne in "The Train Robbers" add something

 

The Train Robbers - "'The Train Robbers"' is a 1973 Western Technicolor film starring John Wayne, Ann-Margret, Rod_Taylor and Ben Johnson


 

Then came the musical "Tommy" in 1975, for which she was nominated the Academy award for Best Actress add something

 

Ken Russell - In 1975, Russell's star-studded film version of The Who's rock opera "Tommy" starring Roger Daltrey, Ann-Margret, Oliver_Reed, Elton John, Tina Turner, Eric Clapton and Jack Nicholson, spent a record fourteen weeks at the No.1 spot and played to full houses for over a year


1977

On August 17, 1977, Ann-Margret and Roger Smith traveled to Memphis to attend Elvis Presley's funeral add something

 

Karen Dotrice - In 1977, she appeared with Ann-Margret in "Joseph Andrews", a German telefilm based on the Henry Fielding novel "Joseph Andrews"

 

Adare Manor - The house and its grounds were used for the 1977 comedy film The Last Remake of Beau Geste, starring Marty Feldman, Ann-Margret and Michael York


1979

Arnold Schwarzenegger - Schwarzenegger appeared with Kirk Douglas and Ann-Margret in the 1979 comedy The Villain.


1982

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" add something

 

To round out 1982, she appeared alongside Alan Bates, Glenda Jackson, and Julie Christie in the film adaptation of "The Return of the Soldier" add something

 

Dinah Manoff - She reprised that role for the film version in 1982, with Walter Matthau and Ann-Margret, one of the rare projects in her career in which she had a starring role

 

The Sunshine Boys (film) - This would be Matthau's last Neil Simon movie until 1982's "I Ought to Be in Pictures" with Ann-Margret and Dinah Manoff


1986

She appeared as the wife of Roy Scheider's character in the 1986 crime thriller "52 Pick-Up" add something


1987

In the 1987 movie, "Full Metal Jacket", Ann-Margret is shown entertaining troops stationed in Vietnam add something


1989

In 1989, an illustration was done of Oprah Winfrey that was on the cover of "TV Guide", and although the head was Oprah's, the body was referenced from a 1979 publicity shot of Ann-Margret add something


1991

Julie Andrews - In 1991, Andrews made her television dramatic debut in the ABC made-for-TV film, "Our Sons", co-starring Ann-Margret


1992

In 1992 she co-starred with Robert Duvall and Christian Bale in the Disney musical, "Newsies" add something


1993

In 1993, Ann-Margret starred in the hit comedy "Grumpy Old Men" reuniting with Matthau and Jack Lemmon add something


1995

In 1995, she was chosen by "Empire" magazine as one of the 100 Sexiest Stars in film history; she ranked 10th add something


2000

She made guest appearances on the television shows "Touched by an Angel" in 2000 and three episodes of "Third Watch" in 2003 add something

 

She suffered three broken ribs and a fractured shoulder when she was thrown off a motorcycle she was riding in rural Minnesota in 2000 add something

 

Gary Sandy - In the early 2000's, he starred opposite Ann-Margret in a stage production of "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas"


2001

In 2001, she made her first appearance in a stage musical, playing the character of brothel owner Mona Stangley in a new touring production of "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas" add something

 

Gary Sandy - Beginning in 2001, he starred opposite Ann-Margret in a stage production of "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas" which toured for two years


2004

Her album "Ann-Margret's Christmas Carol Collection", produced and arranged by Art Greenhaw, was recorded in 2004 and continues to be available every year during the holiday season add something

 

She played Jimmy Fallon's mother in the 2004 comedy "Taxi", co-starring Queen Latifah add something

 

They teamed up again in 2004 for the album "Ann-Margret's Christmas Carol Collection" add something


2005

In the 2005 CBS miniseries, "Elvis", she is portrayed by Rose McGowan, in which her affair with Elvis Presley is depicted during the filming of "Viva Las Vegas" add something

 

Ann-Margret, Day and Jones reunited in November 2005 for an encore of this tour for veterans and troops at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada add something


2009

In 2009, she appeared in the comedy "Old Dogs" with John Travolta and Robin Williams add something


2010

She appeared in the Lifetime series, "Army Wives", in the episode "Guns and Roses" , which originally aired May 9, 2010 add something

 

On August 29, 2010, she won an Emmy award for Guest Performance by an Actress for her "SVU" performance add something

 

On October 14, 2010, Ann-Margret appeared on CBS' " add something


2011

Kristen Wiig portrayed her in a skit during the May 14, 2011, episode of "Saturday Night Live" add something

 

Colin Hanks - In 2011 he starred in the indie film "Lucky", alongside Ari Graynor, Ann-Margret and Jeffrey Tambor

 

Louise Griffiths - Griffiths starred in "All's Faire in Love" opposite Christina Ricci, Matthew Lillard, Cedric the Entertainer and Ann-Margret, which was released in October 2011


2014

She is scheduled to appear in a recurring role in the Showtime original series "Ray Donovan" in 2014 add something


2018

In 2018, she appeared as a guest star in "The Kominsky Method", portraying "Diane" a widow and possible love interest for the recently widowed "Norman", played by Alan Arkin add something