Why Famous: An actress, model and sex symbol, Anita Ekberg was best known for her role as Sylvia in the Federico Fellini film La Dolce Vita (1960).
The film featured a scene of her cavorting in Rome's Trevi Fountain alongside Marcello Mastroianni.
She was also crowned Miss Sweden in 1950.
- 1956-05-22 Actress Anita Ekberg (24) weds actor and singer Anthony Steel (36) in Florence, Italy
- 1963-04-06 Actress Anita Ekberg (31) weds actor Rik Van Nutter (33) in Lugano, Switzerland
- 1960-02-03 "La Dolce Vita" directed by Federico Fellini and starring Marcello Mastroianni and Anita Ekberg has its film premiere in Italy