May Britt

as Brigitte, la domatrice in the movie Il più comico spettacolo del mondo

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Real name is Wilkens, Maybritt
Was born at 22 March 1933 (now is 86 years old) in Lidingö, Stockholms län, Sweden

She was only 18 years old and working as a photographer's assistant inStockholm when two Italians showed up. Producer 'Carlo Ponti' anddirector 'Mario Soldati' were there to see pictures of beautifulmodels, searching for a blonde girl for a movie. They picked herinstead and soon she found herself in Rome. She quickly made a numberof movies, almost all of them forgotten, where all she had to do waslook beautiful.

She was offered a contract with 20th Century Fox andcame to Hollywood, where her part in The Blue Angel (1959) gotpretty good reviews. But she got tired of always playing the femme fatale and after marrying'Sammy Davis Jr. (I)' she left the movies to take care of herchildren instead. .

There is some small facts about May Britt:
  • Was considered for the leading female role in the 'Elvis Presley' picture G.I. Blues (1960) , but the role was eventually played by 'Juliet Prowse' .
  • May Britt has some thoroughbred horse connections. In 1958 she was briefly married to actor and future horse-trainer 'Edwin Gregson' , trainer of 1982 Kentucky Derby winner Gato Del Sol. Since 1993 she has been married to Lennart Ringqust, who was the second husband of 'Penny Chenery' , the owner of 'Secretariat (I)' .
  • Mother, with 'Sammy Davis Jr. (I)' , of daughter 'Tracey Davis (IV)' .
  • Grandmother of 'Sam Garner (VIII)' , and 'Montana Garner' .
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There is the list of movies, where May Britt was taked part:
1 Il più comico spettacolo del mondo movie Il più comico spettacolo del mondo 1953 as Brigitte, la domatrice
2 Jolanda la figlia del corsaro nero movie Jolanda la figlia del corsaro nero 1953 as Jolanda
3 Prigionieri del male movie Prigionieri del male 1955 as Nadia Ulianova, giornalista Sovietica
4 Brando movie Brando 2007 as Herself
5 Cavalleria rusticana movie Cavalleria rusticana 1955 as Santuzza
6 Haunts movie Haunts 1977 as Ingrid
7 Hollywood Screen Tests: Take 2 movie Hollywood Screen Tests: Take 2 1999 as Herself
8 Lultimo amante movie Lultimo amante 1955 as Maria Spanisch
9 La lupa movie La lupa 1953 as Maria Maricchia
10 La nave delle donne maledette movie La nave delle donne maledette 1953 as Consuelo
11 Le infedeli movie Le infedeli 1953 as Liliana Capacci Rodgers
12 Murder, Inc. movie Murder, Inc. 1960 as Eadie Collins
13 The 18th Annual Tony Awards movie The 18th Annual Tony Awards 1964 as Herself - Audience Member
14 The Blue Angel movie The Blue Angel 1959 as Lola-Lola
15 The Hunters movie The Hunters 1958 as Kristina 'Kris' Abbott
16 The Young Lions movie The Young Lions 1958 as Gretchen Hardenberg
17 Vergine moderna movie Vergine moderna 1954 as Claudia Bardi
18 War and Peace movie War and Peace 1956 as Sonia Rostova
19 Ça va barder movie Ça va barder 1955 as Gina
20 E! True Hollywood Story movie E! True Hollywood Story 1996 as Herself
21 Inside Edition movie Inside Edition 1988 as Herself
22 Mission: Impossible movie Mission: Impossible 1966 as Eva Gollan
23 Probe movie Probe 1988 as Helga
24 Sinatra: All or Nothing at All movie Sinatra: All or Nothing at All 2015 as Herself
25 The Bob Hope Show movie The Bob Hope Show 1952 as Herself - Guest
26 The Danny Thomas Hour movie The Danny Thomas Hour 1967 as Anna
27 The Most Deadly Game movie The Most Deadly Game 1970 as Lili
28 Unsung Hollywood movie Unsung Hollywood 2014 as Herself
29 V.I.P.-Schaukel movie V.I.P.-Schaukel 1971 as Herself
There is the list of some articles of May Britt:
  • "Cinémonde" (France), 26 February 1959, Vol. 27, Iss. 1281, pg. 8-9, by: Gilbert Guez, "May Britt sera-t-elle le nouvel Ange Bleu?"
There is the list of some printed articles of Wilkens, Maybritt:
  • "Ciné-Revue" (Belgium), 22 February 1968, Vol. 48, Iss. 8, pg. 23, by: H.G., "Mariages, liaisons, divorces et hypocrisie sociale à Hollywood"
  • "Stop" (France), 1960, Iss. 2, pg. 4 pp., "Ces photos de May Britt sont - peut-être - les dernières qu'on ait prises à Hollywood"
  • "Cinemonde" (France), 1 September 1959, Vol. 27, Iss. 1308, pg. 35, "La vie n'est pas rose pour l'ange bleu"
The image of Wilkens, Maybritt was on the covers of these magazines:
  • "Picture Show" (UK), 10 September 1960
  • "NFP-Wien" (Austria), January 1960, Vol. ?, Iss. 1707
  • "Cheerio!" (Netherlands), 1960, Iss. 146
  • "Picture Show" (UK), 17 October 1959
  • "Life Magazine" (USA), 17 August 1959, Vol. 47, Iss. 7
  • "Le Samedi" (Canada), 1 November 1958
  • "Stern" (West Germany), 7 December 1957, Iss. 49
  • "Life Magazine" (USA), 12 August 1957
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