Anita Ekberg

1931 - 2015

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Kerstin Anita Marianne Ekberg (Swedish pronunciation: [aˈnîːta ˈêːkbærj] ; 29 September 1931 – 11 January 2015) was a Swedish actress active in American and European films, known for her beauty and curvaceous figure. She became prominent in her iconic role as Sylvia in the Federico Fellini film La Dolce Vita (1960). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anita Ekberg has received more than 2,607,625 page views. Her biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia. Anita Ekberg is the 187th most popular actor (down from 146th in 2019), the 57th most popular biography from Sweden (down from 41st in 2019) and the 5th most popular Swedish Actor.

Anita Ekberg is most famous for her role in the movie "La Dolce Vita."

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  • 2.6M

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  • 68.64

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 67

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.45

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.21

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among actors, Anita Ekberg ranks 187 out of 13,578Before her are Jack Lemmon, Spencer Tracy, Alec Guinness, Graham Chapman, Daniel Day-Lewis, and Nicole Kidman. After her are Willem Dafoe, Anouk Aimée, Isabelle Huppert, Christopher Lloyd, Romina Power, and Monica Vitti.

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Among people born in 1931, Anita Ekberg ranks 16Before her are Irvin D. Yalom, Isabel Martínez de Perón, Raymond Kopa, Robert Duvall, Philip Kotler, and Chun Doo-hwan. After her are Monica Vitti, Alice Munro, Roger Penrose, Annie Girardot, Thomas Bernhard, and Josef Masopust. Among people deceased in 2015, Anita Ekberg ranks 14Before her are Christopher Lee, Omar Sharif, Terry Pratchett, Tomas Tranströmer, B.B. King, and Helmut Schmidt. After her are Süleyman Demirel, Henning Mankell, Josef Masopust, Laura Antonelli, Val Logsdon Fitch, and Kim Young-sam.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Anita Ekberg ranks 57 out of 1,879Before her are Raoul Wallenberg (1912), Benny Andersson (1946), Gustaf Dalén (1869), Max von Sydow (1929), Stellan Skarsgård (1951), and Astrid of Sweden (1905). After her are Björn Ulvaeus (1945), Gunnar Nordahl (1921), Folke Bernadotte (1895), Gustav III of Sweden (1746), Björn Borg (1956), and Henning Mankell (1948).

Among ACTORS In Sweden

Among actors born in Sweden, Anita Ekberg ranks 5Before her are Ingrid Bergman (1915), Greta Garbo (1905), Max von Sydow (1929), and Stellan Skarsgård (1951). After her are Dolph Lundgren (1957), Bibi Andersson (1935), Peter Stormare (1953), Ingrid Thulin (1926), Harriet Andersson (1932), Erland Josephson (1923), and Björn Andrésen (1955).

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