Britt Ekland

Britt Ekland

Who is Britt Ekland?

Britt Ekland is a Swedish actress and singer. She got wide limelight from the British crime film Get Carter (1971), which established her as a movie sex symbol. She also starred in the British cult horror film The Wicker Man (1973) and appeared as a Bond girl in The Man with the Golden Gun (1974) which gave her plus point. Britt is also hugely famous for high-profile social life and her 1964 marriage to actor Peter Sellers attracted considerable press attention, leading to her being one of the most photographed celebrities in the world during the 1970s.

What is Britt Ekland famous for?

She is best known for her roles as a Bond girl in 1974 film, The Man with the Golden Gun, and the British crime film Get Carter (1971), which established her as a movie sex symbol plus her marriage to actor Peter Sellers, and her high-profile social life. Britt is also hugely famous for high-profile social life and her 1964 marriage to actor Peter Sellers attracted considerable press attention, leading to her being one of the most photographed celebrities in the world during the 1970s.

Where is Britt Ekland from?

Ekland was born as Britt-Marie Eklund in Stockholm, Sweden on 6 October 1942 to Maj Britt(mother), a secretary, and Sven Axel Eklund, who ran an upscale clothing store in Stockholm and was captain of the Swedish national curling team. Ekland's mother died of Alzheimer's disease in the 1980s. Ekland grew up with three younger brothers, and she was overweight for much of her childhood. Ekland nationality is Swedish and belongs to Swedish ethnicity. Her religion is Christianity and her zodiac is libra. As a teenager, Ekland left school to travel with a theatre company and was spotted by a talent agent in a coffee shop while in Italy, who sent her to London to audition for films.

What is Britt Ekland's career?

Ekland began her career with a small part and uncredited roles in films. Her first onscreen role was in G.I. Blues (1960) followed by a small supporting part in The Happy Thieves (1960), Kort är sommaren (1962) and Det är hos mig han har varit (1963), before landing her first major supporting part in George Marshall Western Advance to the Rear (1964). She then appeared in the Christmas television film A Carol for Another Christmas with her then-husband, Peter Sellers in 1964. Her other following film till 1970 include After the Fox (1966), The Bobo (1967), Machine Gun McCain (1969), The Conspirators (1969), and The Cannibals (1970). In 1971, she was cast as a leading lady in the iconic crime film Get Carter which firmly established her as a blonde bombshell. Thereafter Britt appeared several other horror and thriller films that include,  The Wicker Man (1973), The Ultimate Thrill (1974), The Six Million Dollar Man: Wine, Women, and War (1973) and a couple of others.

Her other limelight in her career would be her role as Bond girl Mary Goodnight in The Man with the Golden Gun (1974). She appeared in movies like Fraternity Vacation (1985),  Scandal (1989) and Beverly Hills Vamp (1989). Ekland's later career has mainly consisted of stage and television, with her last feature film role being in The Children (1990). She then started to appear on reality shows. She appeared as one housewife of Svenska Hollywoodfruar on TV3 during the 2013 season. Ekland also took part in the reality TV show I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here! Where she was fourth to be voted off in 2010. Similarly, She participated in Let's Dance 2018 broadcast on TV4. She was the first to be eliminated on 30 March placing 11th.

Who is Britt Ekland's husband?

Ekland is a divorced woman. Ekland first married English actor and comedian, Peter Sellers, who proposed after seeing her photograph in the paper and then meeting in London in 1964.  They had a daughter, Victoria. Ekland was stepmother to Sellers' children Sarah and Michael (who died of a heart attack at about the same age as his father). The couple divorced in 1968. In June 1973, Ekland had a son, Nic Adler, with record producer Lou Adler. She also had a much-publicized romance with rock star Rod Stewart; they were introduced in 1975 by Joan Collins and lived together for more than two years. From 1979–1981, she dated and became engaged to Girl frontman and future L.A. Guns singer Phil Lewis. In 1984, at age 42, she married Stray Cats drummer Slim Jim Phantom, who was 19 years younger than she, aged 23. They had a son, Thomas Jefferson (born in 1988). They divorced in 1992.

What is Britt Ekland's net worth?

The 1980s bond girl, Britt has expected net worth of $22million as of 2020. Her major source of income is her long-time acting career since 1960. She has been involved in the entertainment industry for over 6 decades now. She was the most awaited actress of the 1970s and has immensely made both fame and sum out of her acting career so far. Further information regarding her cars, houses and other businesses is currently under review.

What is Britt Ekland's age?

The 1970s  blonde bombshell, Britt stands a decent height of 5 feet 5 inches tall. She has a balanced weight of about 58kg. She has blonde hair with green eyes. Likewise, Britt has an hourglass body figure with a measurement of 33-24-33 inches. Her bra size is 33B. She wears a shoe size of 8US. Her dress size is currently not known. She has a straight sexual orientation.

Facts About Britt Ekland

  • #1She got wide limelight from the British crime film Get Carter (1971), which established her as a movie sex symbol.
  • #2Britt is also hugely famous for high-profile social life and her 1964 marriage to actor Peter Sellers attracted considerable press attention, leading to her being one of the most photographed celebrities in the world during the 1970s.
  • #3 Ekland grew up with three younger brothers, and she was overweight for much of her childhood.
  • #4Ekland first married English actor and comedian, Peter Sellers, who proposed after seeing her photograph in the paper and then meeting in London in 1964.
  • #5The 1980s bond girl, Britt has expected net worth of $22million as of 2020.
  • #6She has a balanced weight of about 58kg.
Britt Ekland
Quick Facts of Britt- Eklund
Celebrated Name Britt Ekland
Age 50 years old
Nick Name Britt Ekland
Birth Name Britt-Marie Eklund
Birth Date 1942-10=06
Gender Female
Profession Swedish actress
Nationality Swedish
Place of Birth Stockholm, Sweden
Father Sven Eklund
Mother Maj-Britt Eklund
Ethnicity Swedish
Religion Christianity
Horoscope Libra
Brother 3
Famous for roles as a Bond girl in 1974 film, The Man with the Golden Gun, and the British crime film Get Carter (1971), which established her as a movie sex symbol plus her marriage to actor Peter Sellers, and her high-profile social life
Marital Status Divorced
Husband Ex-Slim Jim Phantom and Peter Sellers
Net Worth $22million
Height 5 feet 5 inches
Weight 58 kg
Hair Color blonde
Eye Color Green
Body Measurement 33-24-33 inches
Shoe Size 8US
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