Ann-MargretAnn-Margret (born April 28, 1941) is a Sweden-born actress and singer. Born Ann-Margret Olsson in Valsjöbyn, Jämtland, Sweden, she moved to the United States when young, and grew up in Winnetka, Illinois. She attended Northwestern University, and was discovered singing in a cabaret by George Burns.
Ann-Margret and Elvis
in Viva Las Vegas
In 1971, she starred in Mike Nichols' Carnal Knowledge, marking a change from her sex-kitten musical roles. She garnered a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. The following year, while performing at Lake Tahoe, Nevada, she fell 22 feet from the stage and suffered injuries which put her out of commission for several months.
Other films include Joseph Andrews, A Tiger's Tale, Newsies, 52 Pick-Up and Grumpy Old Men.
Ann-Margret has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6501 Hollywood Blvd.