Anita Ekberg Overview:

Actress, Anita Ekberg, was born Kerstin Anita Marianne Ekberg on Sep 29, 1931 in Malm?, Sweden. Ekberg died at the age of 83 on Jan 15, 2015 in Rocca di Papa, Italy .

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Anita Ekberg Quotes:

Pierre Bezukhov: [opens the bedroom drapes, while his spoiled wife sleeps on] Come on, Helene! We've got lots to do if we want to leave for the country.
Helene Kuragina: [very sleepy] Oh Pierre, it's so early!
[he kisses her, and she gets a crafty look on her face]
Helene Kuragina: Besides, it's so boring in the country.
Pierre Bezukhov: [Seriously] I'm sorry, my dear, but I promised those peasants I'd come and see them. They need a new hospital, and a new school, and many other things besides.
Helene Kuragina: [very spoiled] Well they can starve just as well without a school, and they can die just as well without a hospital!
[catches herself, changes her tune]
Helene Kuragina: Pierre, why don't you go on without me? You can do what you have to do, and I'll come visit you in a few months time.
[Slyly]
Helene Kuragina: You'll appreciate me so much more after a few months of sleeping alone.


Zack Thomas: Well if I have to die, I prefer being killed by the hand of a beautiful woman.
Elya Carlson: If you're not careful, my darling, you might just have your wish.


Elya Carlson: In my country we have a saying: "a secret whispered in a coffee house is as confidential as a headline in a newspaper".


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Anita Ekberg Facts
Chosen by Empire magazine as one of the 100 Sexiest Stars in film history (#98). [1995]

Measurements: 39 1/2-22-36 (as Miss Sweden 1950), 42-27-38 (posing for glamour photos in 1982 at age 50). (Source: Celebrity Sleuth magazine).

Best remembered for her appearance in Federico Fellini's La Dolce Vita (1960), which features the famous scene of her cavorting in Rome's Trevi Fountain, clad in a black gown with a plunging neckline.

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