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ANITA EKBERG passes away at 83

Her scene in "La Dolce Vita" is a classic of cinema
She was born a Swede but died an Italian

Even though she was born in Malmö, Sweden on September 29, 1931, Anita Ekberg was an Italian actress. She had become a star elsewhere first but it was in Rome that her marquee lights flared. She was a living, breathing representation of cinema that drove both men and women, avowed cinephiles as well as Sunday movie-goers, crazy. And it is Rome, too, that Ekberg would call home ever since the ... more >