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May Britt

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Actress who all starred in several Italian and Hollywood productions, like the Rat Pack as well as the Teen Lions. She was functioning being a photographer’s associate when she was discovered by two Italian filmmakers and provided a role at that moment. She produced her film debut within the 1952 film Jolanda, the Little girl of the Dark Corsair. She was wedded to Edwin Gregson from 1958 to 1959 and Sammy Davis Jr. from 1960 to 1968. In 1993, she wedded Lennart Ringquist. She’s three kids. She co-starred with the fantastic Marlon Brando within the 1958 feature The Youthful Lions.

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Full Name May Britt
Date Of Birth March 22, 1934
Place Of Birth Lidingo, Sweden
Profession Movie Actress
Education University of Oslo, University of Oslo, University of Oslo, University of Oslo
Nationality Swedish
Spouse Lennart Ringquist, Sammy Davis Jr., Edwin J. Gregson
Children Tracey Davis, Mark Davis, Jeff Davis
Parents Hugo Wilkens
Awards Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize
Movies Haunts, Murder, Inc., The Blue Angel, The Hunters, The Young Lions, War and Peace, Modern Virgin, Fatal Desire, Funniest Show on Earth, She Wolf, The Unfaithfuls, Jolanda, the Daughter of the Black Corsair, Revelation
Star Sign Aries

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1Mother, with Sammy Davis Jr., of daughter Tracey Davis.
2May Britt has some thoroughbred horse connections. In 1958 she was briefly married to actor and future horse-trainer Edwin Gregson, trainer of 1982 Kentucky Derby winner Gato Del Sol. Since 1993 she has been married to Lennart Ringqust, who was the second husband of Penny Chenery, the owner of Secretariat.
3Was considered for the leading female role in the Elvis Presley picture G.I. Blues (1960), but the role was eventually played by Juliet Prowse.


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Probe1988TV SeriesHelga
Haunts1977Ingrid
The Partners1971TV Series
The Most Deadly Game1971TV SeriesLili
Mission: Impossible1969TV SeriesEva Gollan
The Danny Thomas Hour1968TV SeriesAnna
Murder, Inc.1960Eadie Collins
The Blue Angel1959Lola-Lola
The Hunters1958Kristina 'Kris' Abbott
The Young Lions1958Gretchen Hardenberg
War and Peace1956Sonia Rostova
Prigionieri del male1955Nadia Ulianova, giornalista Sovietica
L'ultimo amante1955Maria Spanisch
Ça va barder1955Gina
Vergine moderna1954Claudia Bardi
The Ship of Condemned Women1953Consuelo
Il più comico spettacolo del mondo1953Brigitte, la domatrice
She Wolf1953Maria Maricchia
Jolanda la figlia del corsaro nero1953Jolanda
The Unfaithfuls1953Liliana Capacci Rodgers
Fatal Desire1953Santuzza

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Murder, Inc.1960performer: "Hey! Mister"
The Blue Angel1959performer: "Lola-Lola", "Falling in Love Again"

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Unsung Hollywood2015TV Series documentaryHerself
Brando2007TV Movie documentaryHerself
E! True Hollywood Story2001TV Series documentaryHerself
V.I.P.-Schaukel1976TV Series documentaryHerself
The 18th Annual Tony Awards1964TV SpecialHerself - Audience Member
The Bob Hope Show1959TV SeriesHerself - Guest

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Inside Edition2015TV Series documentaryHerself
Sinatra: All or Nothing at All2015TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself
Hollywood Screen Tests: Take 21999TV Special documentaryHerself (uncredited)

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