Ekland, Britt 1942–(Britt Marie Eklund, Britt–Marie Eklund)

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EKLAND, Britt 1942
(Britt Marie Eklund, BrittMarie Eklund)


Full name, BrittMarie Eklund; born October 6, 1942, in Stockholm, Sweden; married Peter Sellers (an actor), February 19, 1964 (divorced December 18, 1968); married Jim McDonnell (also known as "Slim" Jim Phantom, a drummer with the band The Stray Cats), March 20, 1984 (divorced, 1992); children: (first marriage) Victoria; (second marriage) Thomas Jefferson; (with Lou Adler, a producer) Nikolai.

Addresses: Agent Epstein/Wyckoff Agency, 280 South Beverly Dr., #400, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Career: Actress and writer. Previously worked as a model. Sometimes credited as BrittMarie Eklund.


Film Appearances:

Mrs. Pickett, The Happy Thieves (also known as Once a Thief ), United Artists, 1962.

(As Britt Marie Eklund) Iris, Il commandante (also known as The Commandant ), 1963.

(Uncredited) Li's work mate, Det aer hos mig han har varit, 1963.

Girl at railtrack, Il diavolo (also known as Amore in Stockholm, The Devil, and To Bed ... Or Not to Bed ), 1963.

Greta, Advance to the Rear (also known as Company of Cowards ), MetroGoldwynMayer, 1964.

Gina Romantica, After the Fox (also known as Caccia alla volpe ), United Artists, 1966.

Claudia, Too Many Thieves, MetroGoldwynMayer, 1966.

Olimpia Segura, The Bobo, Warner Bros., 1967.

Gina, The Double Man, Warner Bros., 1967.

Rachel Elizabeth Schpitendavel, The Night They Raided Minsky's (also known as The Night They Invented Striptease ), United Artists, 1968.

Irene Tucker, Machine Gun McCann (also known as Gli intoccabili ), Columbia, 1968.

Illeana, Stiletto, AvcoEmbassy, 1969.

Princess Spada, Nell'anno del Signore (also known as Les conspirateurs and The Conspirators ), 1969.

Antigone, The Cannibals (also known as I cannibali and The Year of the Cannibals ), Doria/San Marco, 1970.

Adolfine, Tintomara (also known as Tintomare ), 1970.

Dorothy ChilternBarlow, Percy, MetroGoldwynMayer, 1970.

Greta, Endless Night (also known as Agatha Christie's Endless Night ), British Lion, 1971.

Anna Fletcher, Get Carter, MetroGoldwynMayer, 1971.

Elise, Night Hair Child (also known as Child of the Night, Der Zeuge hinter der Wand, La tua presenza, Night Child, Diabolisch, and What the Peeper Saw ), Towers, 1971.

Josette, A Time for Loving (also known as Paris Was Made for Lovers ), London Screen Plays, 1971.

Lucy, Asylum (also known as House of Crazies ), Cinerama, 1972.

Chris Bentley, Baxter!, National General, 1973.

Willow MacGregor, The Wicker Man (also known as Anthony Shaffer's "The Wicker Man "), British Lion/Warner Bros., 1973.

Mary Goodnight, The Man with the Golden Gun (also known as Ian Fleming's The Man with the Golden Gun ), United Artists, 1974.

Michelle, The Ultimate Thrill (also known as The Ultimate Chase ), General Cinema, 1974.

People Who Own the Dark, Sean Cunningham, 1975.

Duchess Irma, Royal Flash, Twentieth CenturyFox, 1975.

Mrs. Anderson, High Velocity, First Asian Films of California, 1977.

Anna Von Erken, Slavers (also known as Die Sklavenjaeger ), ITM, 1977.

Queen Nypeptha, King Solomon's Treasure, Canafox/Towers, 1978.

Countess Trivulzi, Some Like It Cool (also known as The Rise and Rise of Casanova, Casanova, Italian Style, Sex on the Run, Treize femmes pur Casanova, and Casanova and Co. ), Pro International, 1979.

Lintom's mother, "The Vampire Story," The Monster Club, ITC, 1981.

AnneMarie, Satan's Mistress (also known as Fury of the Succubus, Demon Rage, and Dark Eyes ), Motion Pictures Marketing, 1982.

Priscilla Lancaster/Penny, Dead Wrong (also known as Death Fighter, Entrapment, and The Columbia Connection ), Comworld, 1983.

Julie Todd, Erotic Images, 1983.

Dr. Yes: Hyannis Affair, 1983.

Annie, Love Scenes (also known as Ecstasy, Love Secrets, and Lovescene ), Starways, 1985.

Deborah, Marbella (also known as Hot Spot and Marbella, un golpe de cinco estrellas ), 1985.

Evette, Fraternity Vacation, New World, 1985.

Linda, Moon in Scorpio, Trans World, 1987.

Madame Cassandra, Beverly Hills Vamp, 1989.

Jackie Mallon, Cold Heat, 1989.

Mariella Novotny, Scandal, Miramax, 1989.

Lady Zinnia Wrench, The Children (also known as Meine liebe Rose ), Hemdale Home Video, 1990.

Az Aldozat (also known as The Victim ), 1994.

Herself, Inside "The Man with the Golden Gun, " MGM Home Entertainment, 2000.

Also appeared in At Any Price; Triple Cross; Hellhole.

Television Appearances; Series:

Host, Britt Ekland's Juke Box, syndicated, 1979.

Skeppsredaren, 1979.

Host, Bara med Britt, 1992.

Also host of talk show in Sweden.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Edvarda's friend, Kort aer sommaren (also known as Pan and Short Is the Summer ), 1962.

Woman 1, The Stronger, 1971.

Jenny Wallenda, The Great Wallendas, NBC, 1978.

Anny Ondra Schmelling, Ring of Passion (also known as Countdown to the Big One ), NBC, 1978.

Leah, The Hostage Tower, CBS, 1980.

Francoise, Jacqueline Susann's "Valley of the Dolls " (also known as Valley of the Dolls ), CBS, 1981.

Az Aranyifju (also known as Beau ), 1986.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Herself, Pantoland, 1997.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Handen paa hjaertat, 1962.

Mother, Carol for Another Christmas, ABC, 1964.

US against the World II, ABC, 1978.

Circus of the Stars, CBS, 1981 and 1986.

Women Who Rate a "10, " NBC, 1981.

Herself/audience member, An Audience with Shirley Bassey, 1995.

The World of James Bond, Fox, 1995.

Herself, Best Ever Bond, ITV, 2002.

Intimate Portrait: Sharon Osborne, Lifetime, 2002.

Also appeared in A Cold Peace.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Katrina Volana, "Wine, Women and War," The Six Million Dollar Man, ABC, 1973.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

"The Greatest Game: Parts1&2," The Trials of O'Brien, CBS, 1966.

Kraft Music Hall, 1970.

Vicki Erickson, "The Barefoot Stewardess Caper," McCloud, NBC, 1972.

Guest panelist, The Hollywood Squares, 1976, 1978.

Tatiana Krasnavian, "The Moscow Connection," McCloud, NBC, 1977.

Tenna, "The Gun on Ice Planet Zero: Parts 1 & 2," Battlestar Galactica, ABC, 1979.

Laura, "The Murder Cartel," Return of the Saint, 1979.

"Aphrodite," Fantasy Island, ABC, 1980.

Karen Ellison, "Accident Prone/The High Cost of Living/Vicki's First Love," The Love Boat, ABC, 1980.

"The Proxy Billionaire," Fantasy Island, ABC, 1981.

Alice Robbins, "Doc Takes the Fifth/Safety Last/A Business Affair," The Love Boat, ABC, 1982.

"Wuthering Heights," Fantasy Island, ABC, 1982.

Vera Martin, "Deadly Fashion," Matt Houston, ABC, 1982.

"The Sisters," Fantasy Island, ABC, 1983.

Herself, "Always Say Always," The Fall Guy, ABC, 1984.

Samantha Black, "Love and/or Marriage," Simon and Simon, CBS, 1985.

Lara, "Abandon Earth," Superboy, syndicated, 1990.

Lara, "Escape to Earth," Superboy, syndicated, 1990.

Herself, "New Best Friend," Absolutely Fabulous, 1994.

Herself, "Animals," Brass Eye, Channel 4, 1997.

Herself, The RDA, BBC, 2000.

Herself, "I Love 1971," I Love 1970's, BBC, 2000.

Herself, I afton Lantz, 2002.

Herself, Livshunger, 2002.

Ducibella Sternflanks, "Prime Ridge," Lexx, SciFi Channel, 2002.

Television Work; Episodic:

(Uncredited) Directed Bara med Britt.

Stage Appearances:

Olivia, Mate!, Comedy Theatre, London, 1978.

Run for Your Wife, 1996.



Host, Electric Blue #3, 1981.

Director and performer, Britt Fit (fitness video), 1993.


Video Scripts:

Britt Fit (fitness video), 1993.


True Britt (autobiography), 1980.

Sensual Beauty and How to Achieve It, Sigwick & Jackson, 1984.



Entertainment Weekly, March 5, 1993, p. 68.

People Weekly, December 4, 1995, pp. 4047.