Ann Margret

In the 1960s,  Ann Margret  Olson’s birth Valsjöbin, Jämtland County, Sweden, April 28, 1941 (age 82): actress, singer, dancer Active from 1961 until the present spouse Roger Smith

(born 1967; passed away 2017)Born on April 28, 1941, Ann Margret Olsson is an American singer and actress of Swedish descent.

In addition to being nominated for two Academy Awards

two Grammy Awards, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and six Emmy Awards, she has won five Golden Globes.

Viva Las Vegas (1964), Pocketful of Miracles (1961), State Fair (1962), Bye Bye Birdie (1963), The Cincinnati Kid (1965), Carnal Knowledge (1971), Tommy (1975), Magic (1978), The Villain (1979), The Return of the Soldier (1982),

Who Will Love My Children? (1983), 52 Pick-Ups (1986), Newsies (1992), Grumpy Old Men (1993), Grumpier Old Men (1995), Any Given Sunday (1999), Taxi (2004), The Break-Up (2006), and Going in Style (2017) are among her well-known films.

Beginning in 1961, his career as an actor and singer has lasted seven decades. She was first portrayed as a feminine Elvis Presley. Her voice is a sensual, vibrant contralto.

She charted an album in 1964 and had a Top 20 hit song in 1961. In 1979, she achieved a disco success. In 2001, she released a well regarded gospel CD, and in 2004,

she recorded a Christmas song album. They released Born to Be Wild, their debut rock album, in April 2023.


The daughter of Örnskoldsvik native Carl Gustav Olsson and Anna Regina (née Aronsson), Ann-Margaret Olsson was born in Valsjöbin, Jämtland County,

Sweden. “Loggers and farmers high up near the Arctic Circle” is how he characterized Walsjobin, a little community. After relocating to the US, his father married Anna Aronsson upon his return to Sweden in 1937.

Following Ann-Margret birth, Gustav desired to reunite with the family and relocate. Invading Norway on April 9, 1940 was Germany.

In 1946, Gustav traveled alone since his wife was hesitant, but his wife and daughter went with him. Since 1949, Ann-Margaret has been a citizen of the United States.

When Ann-Margret started taking dancing classes at the Marjorie Young School of dancing, she was immediately able to mimic every movement and shown a natural skill.

Her mother created all of her outfits by hand, and her parents were encouraging. Ann-Margret  mother worked as a funeral parlor receptionist to help support the family. Her spouse suffered a severe injury at work.

Ann-Margret Morris b. Sachs had appearances on Ted Mack’s Amateur Hour, Don McNeil’s Breakfast Club, and The Amateur Hour throughout her adolescent years.

In addition to attending New Trier High School in Winnetka, Illinois, where other movie stars Charlton Heston and Rock Hudson also received their diplomas, he kept up his theater performing career.

She was a member of the Suttletones, a group who performed at the Dunes Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas alongside Tony Bennett and Al Hurt.

After learning about his performance, George Burns went to try out for their yearly Christmas production, where he and Burns did a softshoe dance. She has a definite style of her own, which could easily give her star status” 

livelihood in music

1960s promotional image

In 1961, Ann-Margret started recording for RCA Victor. “Lost Love” was his debut RCA Victor recording.

And Here She Is, her debut album…Marty Paich orchestrated and conducted the Hollywood recording of Ann-Margret. Later, the records were recorded in Nashville by George Burns, the mentor, with liner notes written by Chet Atkins, the Jordanaires (Elvis Presley’s backing vocalists),

and the Anita Kerr Singers. Because of her attractive contralto singing voice, RCA Victor recorded a rendition of “Heartbreak Hotel” and other songs that shared similarities with Presley’s sound in an effort to cash in on the “female Elvis”

trend. “I Just Don’t Understand” was a minor hit; it peaked at number 17 and remained in the Billboard Top 40 for six weeks starting in August 1961.

Later, in 1963, The Beatles sang the song. Ann-Margret was a 1962 Grammy Award nominee for Best New Artist.

Beauty and the Beard (1964), on which he costarred with trumpeter Al Heart, was his only album to chart.

The title song from Bachelor in Paradise at the 34th Academy Awards in 1962 and the Jack Beni show in 1961 were two further career milestones.

1966 saw the conclusion of his contract with RCA Victor. Her album sold over half a million copies, according to Life Magazine in 1963.

She had many hits on the dance chart in the late 1970s and early 1980s, with the most successful being “Love Rush” (1979), which peaked at number eight on the disco/dance chart.

He recorded the CD God is Love: The Gospel Sessions in 2001 with Art Greenhah. Additionally, the CD was nominated for a Pigeon Award for Gospel CD of the Year and a Grammy Nomination (the first forty years later).

2004 saw the recording of his album Ann Margret Christmas Carroll Collection, which Greenha designed and orchestrated. “God is Love: The Gospel Sessions 2” was released in 2011.

She returned to the recording studio in 2023 to create a brand-new full-length album for Cleopatra Records. Thirteen covers were featured on “Bourne to be Wild,” including “Earth Angel,” “Spleish Splesh,” “

son of a preacher man,” and a fresh take on Pat Boon’s signature song “Teach Me Tonite.” Pete Townshend, The Fazton, Paul Shefer, The Oak Ridge Boys, and more were among the other guest performers. April 14, 2023 saw the vinyl, CD, and streaming platform releases of the album.

From 1961 to 1964, Hollywood celebrity grew quickly.

N-Margrate in an advertising image from the 1960s

N-Margrate got a seven-year deal with 20th Century Fox after filming a screen test there in 1961.

He began his film as a loan-out for United Artist in the Miracles, when Frank Capra had Bette Davis in his pocket; this was Capra’s one-day reimagining of her (1933).

In addition to receiving the Gen Fonda and Christine Cofman prizes for her performance, the N-Margaret won her first Golden Globe for best new actress of the year.

Later, in 1962, a new version of Roders and Hamrstin’s Musical State Fair was released, in which he, as opposed to Bobby Darin and Pat Boon,

portrayed Emily’s “Bad Girl” characters. She had tried out for the role of the “good girl” Margie before, but the studio owners thought she would be a great fit for it.

N-Margrate said in his memoirs that the two personas reflected the dual aspects of his true nature. Although she was quiet and timid off stage, “Little Miss Lollipop to Sexpot-Bansi” was becoming more and more expressive with her comments.

Stephen Wag stated in a 2021 movie review on N-Margrat’s career, “She was not well cast as a wicked girl.

The makers believed her to be who she was because of her vitality and form, but there were times when she was more potent.

In real life, she was a bubbly, kind girl with a twinkle in her eye.

He became well-known after playing All-American youngster Kim in the 1963 film bye-by Burdi.

It made its debut at Radio City Music Hall the first week-old highest grossing film in the music hall, sixteen years after the film’s initial visit to the renowned theater.

Her second cover appearance came from Life magazine, which declared that “Torid dancing almost replaces the central heating in the theater.

She was nominated for a Golden Globe for best actress as a result of her performance. After then, she was the well-known “Happy Birthday of Marilyn Munro.” Two years later, you.

Waldorf Estoria was invited to perform “Baby Will You Please Come Home” for President John F. Kennedy’s exclusive birthday celebration in New York. After a few months, N-Margrate got his own animated version.

The voice was assigned to “N -Magrock” from the TV show The Flintstones. He sang a rock song called “Ant Gona B A Full” in addition to the lullaby “the Littlest Memne”.

When N-Margrate and Elvis Presley were filming Viva Las Vegas (1964), they met at MGM Soundstage. “He had blown his last three male co-stars from the screen with so much energy and pap, but Elvis could match it,”

Filmink countered. She was her, and he was the greatest on-screen sidekick he had ever had. “The Lady Loves Me,” “You are the Boss,” and “Today,

Tumoro, and Forever” are the three pairs she recorded with Presley for the movie; only “The Lady Loves Me” Colonel Tom Parker was worried that N-Margrate would overwhelm Elvis in the movie, therefore none of them were disclosed until it was commercially released.

Because N-Margrates were his dancing pupils and suggested him for a position, it was made with hiring in mind.

It was the movie’s first choreographic credit and would go on to support Presley and N-Margrate in general.Fall in wealth and emigration from Europe, 1965–1969

Ann Margret was the largest new star in Hollywood

after Bye Bye Birdie and Viva Las Vegas, but her box office failures lasted until October 1965. Ann-Margaret was shown giving “Balls-to-” in the first movie, Kitten with a Whip.

She then starred in another musical romantic comedy, The Pleasure Seekers. Ann-Margaret went back to work on Bus Riley’s Back in Town, her next project. William Inge, the author, had written Splendor in the Grass (1961), his favorite movie.

But Inge was so furious with the result that he just took his name off of Riley’s credits. After that, he featured in the crime drama Once a Thief, which was meant to be a platform for French actor Alain Delon’s rise to fame in the US.

Decades later, the actress disclosed that she received an opportunity to play the lead in the highly acclaimed film Cat Ballou. The American Film Institute named the critically praised movie, which became a box office hit, the eighth finest Western ever made.

Without informing her about the position, her representative declined her. Playing The Cincinnati Kid was Ann-Margret. With, where she portrayed a femme fatale alongside Steve McQueen, she ended her run of bad movies.

Although her role wasn’t very substantial, it was her first hit since Viva Las Vegas.

While filming on Once a Thief, she met Roger Smith, who would become her husband. Roger had previously participated in a live Hunger investigation on a Bill episode with Bill Cosby after landing a lucrative role in the private investigation television series 77 Sunset Strip.

were performing at nightclubs. Adams, Don. Their romance began after that meeting, although her parents opposed it at first.

In 1966, Ann-Margret acted in four motion pictures. Ann-Margret starred in the lead role of the first of them, a romantic comedy with a fashion theme called Made in Paris. FilmInc blames “awkward writing and an uninspired male lead” for the film’s box office failure.

He joined performers Chuck Day and Mickey Jones on a USO tour a month after the album’s release, entertaining American soldiers in South Vietnam and other Southeast Asian countries.

The remake of the iconic John Ford western Stagecoach, in which Ann-Margret portrayed a prostitute, was somewhat popular after that.

After that, she featured in the sex comedy The Swinger, which Stephen Wagg described as “hopelessly confused” and which “came closer to ending her Hollywood career than any other because of its sheer incompetence.”

After her career came to an end, Ann-Margret starred in the detective farce Murderers’ Row, a 1966 success starring Dean Martin.

Wagg notes Ann-Margret’s inconsistent box office performance and says that, following Viva Las Vegas, her parts in successful movies “created star vehicles that any girl could play,” yet they were all failures.


In July 1967, during a downturn in her film career, Ann-Margret made her stage debut in Las Vegas, where she was managed by her husband Roger Smith (whom she had married in May).

Throughout the five weeks that the concert ran, Elvis Presley and his entourage came to see him and celebrate backstage. For every Vegas opening,

Presley brought her flower arrangements shaped like guitars, according to Ann-Margret’s memoirs.

Following the conclusion of her first Vegas engagement, she featured in David Winters’ produced and directed CBS television special The Ann-Margret Show, which aired on December 1, 1968.

Guest guests included Carol Burnett, Bob Hope, Jack Benny, and Danny Thomas. Later, she went back to Saigon to perform in Hope’s Christmas production. A second CBS television special, Ann-Margret:

From Hollywood with Love, which featured guest performers Lucille Ball and Dean Martin and was produced, directed, and choreographed by David Winters, came next. A Primetime Emmy nomination for David Winters and the program was received for Outstanding Choreography.

praise from critics in supporting parts, 1970s


In 1975, Ann-Margret gave a performance at a state luncheon honoring Iran’s Shah.

1970 saw him sign up with R.P.M. She made a comeback to the big screen with, costarring opposite Anthony Quinn and C.C. Acted. Joe Namath portrays a biker and she plays a fashion journalist in the movie & Company.

In the 1971 film Carnal Knowledge, directed by Mike Nichols, she portrayed the girlfriend of Jack Nicholson’s unloved and maybe abusive character.

She received a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress and an Academy Award nomination for the same role.

According to Filmink, it was a type of return because she never again achieved her previous level of fame as a leading actress in feature films; instead, her follow-up roles were ‘female’ roles. For female celebrities who weren’t Barbra Streisand, the 1970s were a difficult decade.

He told Copley News Service’s Nancy Anderson in June 1972 while he was in Durango, Mexico, working on the set of The Train Robbers.

She shattered her left arm, cheekbone, and jaw after she fell 22 feet (6.7 meters) from a high platform on Sunday, September 10, 1972, while performing in Lake Tahoe.

She needed careful reconstructive surgery on her face, which included tapering her lips shut and putting her on a liquid diet. After being unable to work for 10 weeks, she almost returned to the stage.

In the 1970s, Ann-Margret counterbalanced her glossy persona with a string of tragic film parts in addition to her live musical performances. He costarred with John Wayne in The Train Robbers in 1973.

Next followed the 1975 musical Tommy, for which she received another Academy Award nomination for Best Actress. She has also received eleven Golden Globe nominations and five wins, including Tommy’s Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical honor.

Ann-Margaret and Roger Smith traveled to Memphis on August 17, 1977, to attend Elvis Presley’s funeral. He hosted a condensed version of the Elvis 1968 TV special and the Aloha from Hawaii special three months later.

She co-starred in a number of noteworthy movies in the late 1970s, including Joseph Andrews (1977), The Last Remake of Beau Guest (1977), Magic (1978), a horror/suspense thriller starring Anthony Hopkins, and a cameo in The. The 1978 film Cheap Detective.

When Allen Carr first considered casting Ann-Margaret as Sandy Dombrowski in the 1978 movie Grease, he went with her. She eventually got too old to portray a high school student, aged 37.

The character was titled “Sandy Olsen” (after Ann-Margret’s birth surname) in her honor, and Olivia Newton-John was cast for the role instead.

1973 saw the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The address of his star is 6501 Hollywood Boulevard.

1980s: The Television-Film Era

In 1988, Ann-Margret

Bruce Dern costarred with Ann-Margret in the 1980 film Middle Age Crazy. She played alongside Walter Matthau and Dinah Manoff in Neil Simon’s drama I Must Be in Pictures, which was filmed in 1982.

In the same year that “Looking to Get Out,” which had been filmed two years earlier in 1980, was released, she co-starred with Jon Voight and made her cinematic debut as Angelina Jolie’s mother, who was five years old.

She starred alongside Julie Christie, Glenda Jackson, and Alan Bates in the 1982 motion picture adaption of The Return of the Soldier. She also acted in the 1984 adaptation of A Streetcar Named Desire and the 1983 television film Who Will Love My Children?

Barbara Stanwyck received the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for her work in The Thorn Birds in 1983.

“I would like to take this time to pay personal tribute to a woman who is a wonderful entertainer,”

she said on stage, referencing her role as Ann-Margret in Who Will Love My Children.She produced, in my opinion, one of the best, most exquisite performances I have ever witnessed.I thought you were amazing, Ann-Margaret.

Ann-Margret portrayed the woman Gene Hackman’s character left his wife for in Twice in a Lifetime.

The same year, she had an appearance in the crime thriller 52 Pickup as Roy Scheider’s wife. He costarred in NBC’s two-part series

“The Two Mrs. Grenvilles” in 1987 alongside Elizabeth Ashley and, in the final on-screen role of the movie legend’s career, Claudette Colbert. A second Emmy Award nomination was obtained for Ann-Margret, this time for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Special.

The cover of TV Guide in 1989 featured an image of Oprah Winfrey, but the body was actually a press photo of Ann-Margret from 1979.

Independent artist Chris Notarielle created this drawing in colored pencil with such accuracy that most people assumed it was a composite shot.

Maintaining a career in cinema and television, 1990–present

She played the mother of two loving boys, one of whom is dying of AIDS, in the TV film Our boys (1991), starring alongside Julie Andrews. She featured alongside Christian Bale and Robert Duvall in the Disney musical Newsies in 1992.

Ann-Margret costarred in the popular comedy Grumpy Old Men in 1993 alongside Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau. In the similarly popular follow-up Grumpier Old Men (1995), he reprised his role with Sophia Loren.

In 1994, Ann-Margaret released her autobiography, Ann-Margaret: My Story.

whereby he openly discussed his struggle with alcoholism and his eventual recovery. In 1994, she portrayed Belle Watling in the television miniseries Scarlet, which was adapted from Alexandra Ripley’s 1991 book of the same name.

Scarlet was meant to be a follow-up to Margaret Mitchell’s 1936 classic Gone with the Wind. She was selected by Empire magazine as one of the 100 hottest stars in 1995.

She worked in the 1999 film Any Sunday, directed by Oliver Stone, which portrayed Cameron Diaz’s mother as the football team’s owner.

Tommy More and he were filming a cameo appearance for Lime, but his performance was not included in the final cut.

A number of television movies, such as Queen: The Story of an American Family (1993), Treatment Hiz Heart (1994), and Life of the Party (1999), were also starred in by N-Margrate.

For the latter, he received nominations for the Amy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award.

He recorded Viva Rock Vegas’ theme song for the live-action feature The Flintstone in 2000.

He made contact with an angel during the 2000 television show, and in 2003, he made appearances as a guest in three episodes of Third Watch. The Texas prostitute of choice.

Ed Dixon and Gary Sandy were cointegrated in the production. She co-starred with Queen Latifa as Jimmy Follen’s mother in the 2004 comedy cab. N-Margrate and Art Greenhow collaborated on the album God is Love: The Gospel Sessions in 2001.

He received two Grammy Award nominations and a first-ever Pigeon Award nomination for best album of the year in a gospel category as a consequence of this accomplishment.

For the N-Margrate album’s Christmas Carol Collection, he assembled a crew once more. At the two church services held in the auditorium of the Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove, California, he performed selections from the album.

These performances were televised globally throughout the power program’s hour.

N-Margrate, together with Chak Dey and Mickey Jones, returned to the Nelis Air Force Base in Nevada in November 2005 to rejoin the soldiers and veterans of their 1966 USO Tour.

N-Margrate portrayed a breakup at the box office with Jennifer Aniston and Vince Von in 2006, and he also played a breakup in Santa Claus 3 with Tim Alan.

Also, he starred in a number of indie films, including Memory (2006), which starred Dennis Hopper and Billy Zen. She costarred with John Travolta and Robin Williams in Comedy Old Dogs in 2009.

In the “Bedtime” episode of Law and Order: Special Victims Unit, which debuted on NBC on March 31, 2010, Ann-Margret makes an appearance. For his performance, he was nominated for an Amy six times.

She also made an appearance in the May 9, 2010, episode of “Guns and Roses” from season four of the Lifetime television series Army Wives. He received the Amy Award for best guest appearance on August 29, 2010.

An actress for her role on SVU. When Amy Jeet took the stage to accept her prize, the Amy Venue Audiences gave her a standing ovation. This was the first Amy Jeet of her career.

On CBS’s CSI, N-Margrate made an appearance on October 14, 2010.

He collaborated with Andy Williams on a number of gigs at his Moon River Theater in Branson, Missouri, in the autumn of 2011. These turned out to be Williams’s last performances before he passed away in 2012.

She made a recurrent appearance on the Shotime original series Ray Donovan in 2014. It was revealed on October 1, 2018, that she has joined Happy!, a Syfy sitcom, for its second season! in a recurrent capacity.

In the Kominski technique, he portrayed a potential love interest for guest-conclusion in 2018: dyen, a widow and recent widow Norman, played by Allen Arkin.

She narrated Disney’s Candlete procession on November 28, 2023, as a guest at Walt Disney World.

private life

Three of her husband Roger Smith’s children are stepmothered by N-Margrate; Smith went on to manage the actress.

He was married for fifty years, from May 8, 1967, until June 4, 2017, the day of his death. He had dated Eddie Fisher in the past and had worked with Elvis Presley on the 1964 movie Viva Las Vegas.

Ann-Margret an inquisitive motorcyclist, utilized the 500 cc Triumph T100C Tiger in the swinger (1966) and performed on stage and in TV specials with the same model, which had an electronic starter that did not wind up.

In 1960s Triumph motorbike official commercials, he was portrayed. When he was thrown off a motorcycle in a remote Minnesota area in 2000, he suffered three broken ribs and a fractured shoulder.

 You walk outside and notice flowers, that is to say. You notice the flowers. Examine the trees. You look around and see all of your loved ones, and you wonder, “Who made all of this?”His bond with God and Jesus Christ is described as “something that is really important to me.

I would not be able to make it if I believed that I would never see my parents again. I was unable to proceed any more.

He received an honorary doctorate in human papers from Nevada University, Las Vegas, on May 14, 2022.

American Dancing Title Year Peak Chart Position Billboard Hot 100 U.S. Bubbling under ACHot 100Japan Singles: 1961’s “I Just Don’t Understand” and “Lost Love” 1961 17 “It Feels So Good to Me” 1961 97 “What’s Best for Me?” 19 1962 82 “


Jim Dandy” 1963 “Bye Bye Birdie” 1962 “So Did I” Two from 1963: “Someday Soon” 1964 “Man’s Favorite Game” 1964 “Mr. Kiss Kiss Bang Bang” 1966 “Sleep in the Grass” 1969: 13 “Love Rush”; 1979: 8 “

Midnight Message”; 1980: 12 “Everybody Needs Someone Sometimes”; 1981: 22 albums

And here she is. Ann Margret (1961)

1962’s On the Way Up

1962’s The Vicious One

Paradise for Bachelors (1963)

Four songs from the 1963 film 3 Great Girls, starring Della Reese and Kitty Kallen.

In 1964, Beauty and the Beard (co-starring Al Hirt)

Four songs from David Merrick’s 1964 Broadway hit show, David Merrick Presents the Hits of His Broadway Hits.

A Collection of Swinging Songs, The Swinger’s Songs (1966)


Lee Hazlewood in The Cowboy and the Lady (1969)

 Ann Margret (1980)

The Gospel Sessions: God Is Love (2001)

The Christmas Carol Collection by Ann-Margret (2004)

The Gospel Sessions 2: God Is Love (2011)

2023’s Born to Be Wild


Soundtrack Appearances

1962’s State Fair

1961’s “Bye Bye Birdie”

The Pleasure Seekers (1965), C.C. & Company (1970), and Rebus (1969)

Dames at Sea (1971)

Newsies (1992) and Tommy (1975)

Viva Rock Vegas: The Flintstones (2000)

Texas’s Finest Little Brother (2001)

Viva Las Vegas (reissued on vinyl in 2007; originally released as an EP) (in partnership with Elvis Presley)

Going in Style: Theater Productions (2017)

Burt Reynolds in “Love Letters”

A touring performance of The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, 2001

December 2, 1988) – Order Commander of the Royal Order of the Polar Star (KNO)

Honors and Submissions

Results of the Year Association Category Nominated Work

1961 was named the Most Promising Female Singer of the Year by Billboard.

1962 Received a Grammy Award nomination for Best New Artist.


Golden Laurel Top Female New Personality Award Winner Most Promising Newcomer – Female Golden Globe Award

1963 Golden Laurel State Fair Top Female Music Performance Award

Top Female Star Nominee

1964 Best Comedy Performance by a Woman Birdie, good bye. Finished as the top female nominee.

Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy Birdie, good bye. Won the Most Popular Female Star nomination for the Photoplay Award

1965 Women’s Viva Las Vegas, Golden Laurel Music Show, took first place.

1966 Made in Paris took first place.

1967 Top Female Star Nominee

 Nominated for the 1972 Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Carnal Knowledge).

1973 Motion Picture Industry Contribution Inducted into the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Tommy won the Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture Actress-Musical/Comedy. Tommy was nominated for Best Actress in a Leading Role at the 1975 Academy Awards.

1978’s Oscar for Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture Nomination of Joseph Andrews

1979 Saturn Award Magic Nominee for Best Actress

Middle Age Crazy, a 1981 Genie Award nominee for Best Performance by a Foreign Actress

Who Will Love My Children? received a 1983 Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Special.

received the Female Star of the Year Golden Apple Award.


A Streetcar Named Desire received a 1984 Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Special.

The Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Miniseries or Television Motion Picture I won 1985. Who Will Love My Children? Desire, a streetcar Accomplished

1987 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Mini-Series or Special; Two Mrs.

Grenvilles Nominated Women in Film Crystal Awards for exceptional women who have contributed to the advancement of women in the entertainment industry by their perseverance and high caliber of work.

Winner of the 1988 Golden Globes Two Mrs. Grenvilles Nominees for Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Special Queen: The Story of an American Family, 1993 Primetime Emmy Award Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries, or Motion Picture Made for TV, 1994 Golden Globe Award nominee Submitted for nomination

Life of the Party: The Pamela Harriman Story won the 1999 Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture.

Awarded a nomination for a Golden Globe Award in the category of Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or a Television Film.

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a TV Movie or Miniseries, 1999 Screen Actors Guild Award nominee

2001 Grammy for Best Bluegrass, Southern, or Country Music Nominated Gospel Album: God Is Love: The Gospel Sessions

2002 GMA Dove Awards Nominee for Best Country Album


Won the 2013 Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival; the 2005 CineVegas International Film Festival Centennial Award; and the 2010 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for Law & Order: SVU

Richest Celebrities > $25 million net worth of actors

Birthdate: April 28, 1941 (age 82 years)

Location of birth: Stockholm

gender: Female

5 feet 4 inches (1.65 meters) tall

Work: Singer, Actor, Dancer; Swedish nationality

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On April 28, 1941, Ann-Margaret Olsson was born in Stockholm, Sweden. Her parents returned to their childhood home, a tiny Arctic settlement in north central Sweden, shortly after she was born.

He characterized the province of Jämtland as a sleepy lumbering and agricultural village. In 1946, she and her mother relocated to America to live with her father.

She was born and raised in a suburb outside of Chicago, and in 1949 she obtained naturalization. She had taken dancing classes as a youngster, and she had a clear gift for performing.

Her mother used to sew all of her singing outfits by hand until she was hired as a funeral parlor receptionist.


She began acting while she was a high school student, participating in school performances and earning a few appearances on television series.

She joined the sorority Kappa Theta Alpha at Northwestern University after graduating from high school. His goal was to pursue a degree in journalism.

She did, however, decide to leave her first year of school and go on the road with several other students, joining a traveling dance troupe. 

The Suttletones” were their stage name, and they performed in bars in Chicago and then Los Angeles. The others in the group made the decision to move back to Chicago after a few months in Los Angeles, but Ann-Margret chose to stay. In 1960, he inked a record contract with Warner Bros.

early professional life

Sales of Ann-Margret’s debut album with Warner Bros. were poor. He did, however, try out for a part in comedian George Burns’ Christmas special and was cast in a noteworthy role.

She signed a seven-year film contract with 21st Century Fox and a record deal with RCA Victor after receiving high accolades for her performance.

He made the decision to stop using his last name and go by his first name at this moment. In 1961, she started recording songs for RCA, and later that year, the album “And Here She Is: Ann-Margaret” was published.

RCA tried to take advantage of the fact that she was being compared to a female Elvis by employing Elvis’s background dancers and a copy of “Heartbreak Hotel” on the album.

The album didn’t do well in sales despite the label’s marketing efforts, but the same year she released a single that did better. “I Just Don’t Understand” peaked at number forty on the Billboard charts and stayed there for six weeks.

Later, The Beatles covered the song. In 1962, she participated in the Academy Awards ceremony and received a Grammy nomination for Best New Artist.

acting profession

Despite Ann-Margret’s extraordinary vocal prowess, her acting career was longer than her singing one. He made his on-screen debut with Bette Davis in the 1962 movie “Pocketful of Miracles”.

Although it did well at the box office, the next year he would earn his big break in the musical comedy “Bye, Bye Birdie.” It was a huge hit, opening at Radio City Music Hall with the highest grossing movie during its first week of release.

She was asked to perform at Kennedy’s private birthday celebration, and once it was released, she was featured on the cover of Life magazine and received the John F. He and Elvis Presley shot “Viva Las Vegas” in 1964.

Only one of the three duets that the duo recorded for the movie was used in the finished product. Because of worries that Ann-Margret would overshadow it, the other two tracks weren’t published until after Elvis passed away.

The 1960s saw her stay quite active. He costarred with Steve McQueen in the movies “Once a Thief” and “The Cincinnati Kid” in 1965. In 1966, she costarred with Dean Martin in the movie 

Murderers’ Row” and was cast in the major part of the comedy “The Swinger” concurrently. Her role in the 1971 movie “Carnal Knowledge” garnered her a Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress and put her in the running for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.

She moved out of the romance genre and broadened her role repertoire in the 1970s. Her portrayal in the musical “Tommy” earned her a Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Musical Motion Picture in 1975.

He kept taking on parts that got him nominations and accolades throughout the 1980s. Her roles in “Who will love my children?

 He has had five Golden Globe nominations and five wins throughout his career. He also won one Emmy Award and was nominated for five more.

The 1987 Emmy-nominated miniseries “The Two Mrs. Greenvilles” was his final award-winning project from the 1980s.

In the box office smash “Grumpy Old Men” (1993), Ann-Margret had a minor part and made over $70 million in revenue worldwide.

Following that movie, he mostly appeared in television movies and as a guest star on shows, although he also had a few tiny appearances in big-screen movies, including the independent 2006 feature “Memory”

and the 2004 comedy “Taxi”. “The Break-Up,” a romantic comedy from 2009. Individual life

Actor Roger Smith, whom Ann-Margaret wed in 1967, subsequently took on the role of manager. Married in 2017, they remained so till his passing.

She didn’t have any children of her own, but she did become Smith’s stepmother after he got divorced. During the “Viva Las Vegas” filming, she started an affair with Elvis Presley, much to the dismay of his then-girlfriend Priscilla.

Ann-Margaret refers to Elvis as her “soulmate” and that he informed her he loved her after being married to Priscilla. Starring actress Rose McGowan as Ann-Margret, the miniseries “Elvis” on CBS in 2005 told the tale of their romance.


Ann and Roger shared a high-rise house in the Beverly Hills hills for many years. She stayed in the house even after he passed away.

Although the exact date and price of his acquisition are unknown, the house is currently most likely valued $7–10 million.

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