It has been exactly 4 long years since Anita Ekberg died in Rocca di Papa on January 11, 2015 at the age of 83. As a number of online tributes attest, she was one of the most acclaimed actresses of her generation.
Today, fans of Anita Ekberg (La Dolce Vita, ...) along with the rest of the film industry have been remembering the iconic woman she was.
Ekberg, a cultural icon
Born Kerstin Anita Marianne Ekberg in Malmö on September 29, 1931, her career spanned an arc over many different eras and tastes in Swedish history. Ekberg was not just a great actress, she was an icon, an all-around inspiration to everyone.
In 1960 she touched the hearts of millions as Sylvia in ‘La Dolce Vita’. Her legacy continues to grow as new generations of fans are discovering her unique heritage.
It's been 4 years since the tragic loss of Anita Ekberg and her personality still resonate strongly within us all. Although Anita Ekberg is no longer physically here, her presence is more powerful than ever. She left a void that has yet to be filled.
In memory of the Late Great Anita Ekberg.
Anita Ekberg career in pictures
- La Dolce Vita (1960)
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