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Anita Eckberg

29 September 1931 to 11 January 2015

A Swedish actress best known for her defining role as Federico Fellini’s sex symbol Sylvia in La Dolce Vita (1960), Ekberg began acting after competing in the Miss Universe contest. Her other notable credits include War and Peace (1956), Screaming Mimi (1958) and Four For Texas (1963). 

Read Anita Eckberg's Guardian obituary here