|Britt Ekland Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 5 in|
|Date of Birth||October 6, 1942|
Britt Ekland is a Swedish actress, singer, director, and writer who is known for her roles in movies like The Man with the Golden Gun, The Wicker Man, Machine Gun McCain, The Night They Raided Minsky’s, and Get Carter. Moreover, she became one of the most photographed celebrities in the world during the 1970s owing to her marriage to Peter Sellers.
Los Angeles, California, United States
Actress, Singer, Director, Writer
- Father – Sven Axel Eklund (Ran an upscale clothing store in Stockholm and was the captain of the Swedish national curling team)
- Mother – Maj Britt (Secretary)
- Siblings – Carl Eklund (Younger Brother) (Actor). She has 2 more younger brothers.
Britt Ekland is represented by Infinite Artists Llp., Talent Agency, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom.
5 ft 5 in or 165 cm
58 kg or 128 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Britt Ekland has dated –
- Roger Earl
- John Taylor
- Jaime Ostos Jr.
- John Waite
- Ryan O’Neal
- Ron Ely
- Dodi Fayed
- Robert Rupley Iv
- Peter Sellers (1964-1968) – In 1964, she started dating English actor and comedian Peter Sellers who first saw her photograph in the paper and soon proposed to her after going out for a short while. They worked together in films like A Carol for Another Christmas (1964), After the Fox (1966), and The Bobo (1967). The couple was blessed with a daughter named Victoria Sellers on January 20, 1965, and eventually divorced in 1968.
- Bino Cicogna (1969-1970)
- Patrick Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield (1970)
- Warren Beatty (1970)
- George Hamilton (1972)
- Lou Adler (1972-1974) – She was romantically involved with American record producer, music executive, and co-owner of the Roxy Theatre, Lou Adler, between 1972 and 1974 and they also parent a son named Nic Adler who was born in June 1973.
- Rod Stewart (1975-1977)
- Phil Lewis (1979-1981)
- Ted Nugent (1979)
- Leslie McKeown (1981)
- Andrew Stevens (1981)
- Slim Jim Phantom (1982-1992) – After dating for a while, she married Stray Cats drummer Slim Jim Phantom in 1984. They have an age difference of 19 years with Ekland being the older one. In 1988, their son Thomas Jefferson was born and in the year 1992, the duo got divorced.
Race / Ethnicity
- Deep sultry voice
- Sparkling eyes
She was part of a Carling Black Label beer commercial in 1983.
Britt Ekland Facts
- As a teenager, she aspired to be a veterinarian.
- She resembled French actress and singer Brigitte Bardot during her teen years.
- In 1976, she served as one of the judges for the Miss Universe pageant.
- She lost her mother to Alzheimer’s disease in the 1980s.
- Britt is fluent in English, Italian, French, and German.
- She has shared a friendly bond with fellow Bond girl Luciana Paluzzi.
- She was portrayed by Charlize Theron in the 2004 television film, The Life and Death of Peter Sellers.
- Britt underwent lip augmentation surgery in the past. However, in 2021, she revealed that she regrets that decision and thinks that it was the biggest mistake of her life.
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