Ann-Margret

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Ann-Margret Olsson
  • Birth Place: Stockholm, Sweden
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 04/28/1941, Taurus
  • Profession: Actor; singer; dancer; producer
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Ann-Margret Fast Facts:
  • In 1957, appeared as a contestant on the Ted Mack Original Amateur Hour---and lost to a man who played "Lady of Spain" on a leaf.
  • Was discovered by George Burns while she was appearing in a Las Vegas cabaret act in 1960. 
  • Experienced a severe fall from a Lake Tahoe stage in 1972 that resulted in injuries that threatened her career and her life.
  • Was named Female Star of the Year by the United Motion Pictures Association three times.
  • Four of her Emmy nominations were in films directed by John Erman: Who Will Love My Children?, A Streetcar Named Desire, The Two Mrs. Grenvilles and Queen.
  • Is an avid motorcycle enthusiast.
  • Ann-Margret Relationships:
  • Dallas Thomas Smith - Stepdaughter
  • Gustav Olsson - Father
  • Tracey Smith - Stepdaughter
  • Roger Smith - Husband
  • Anna Aronson Olsson - Mother
  • Jordan Smith - Stepson
  • Ann-Margret Awards:
  • 1987 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Special - Nominee
  • 1975 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 1983 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Special - Nominee
  • 1978 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 1972 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Winner
  • 1962 Golden Globe: New Star of the Year - Actress - Winner
  • 1999 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie - Nominee
  • 1988 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • 1985 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Winner
  • 1999 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • 1994 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • 1984 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Winner
  • 1976 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Winner
  • 1971 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 1984 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Special - Nominee
  • 1964 Golden Globe: Actress in a Leading Role - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 2010 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series - Winner
  • 1981 Genie Awards: Best Performance by a Foreign Actress - Nominee
  • 1998 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

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