Maud Adams (born 1945) is a Swedish actress known for her roles as two different Bond girls in two James Bond films, The Man with the Golden Gun and as the title character in Octopussy.
Ekberg (born 1931), worked as a fashion model in her teens. In 1950, Anita entered the Miss Malmö competition wich was the ticket to the Miss Sweden contest, which she also won. She went to the United States to compete for the Miss Universe title, despite not speaking English.
Although she did not win Miss Universe, she did earn a starlet's contract with Universal Studios. In America, Ekberg met Howard Hughes, who at the time was producing films and wanted her to change her nose, teeth and name (Hughes said "Ekberg" was too difficult to pronounce). She refused to change her name, saying that if she became famous, people would learn to pronounce it, and if she didn't become famous, it would not matter.
Britt Ekland (born 1942) is best known for her roles as a Bond girl in The Man with the Golden Gun, and in the British cult horror film The Wicker Man, as well as her marriage to actor Peter Sellers, and her high-profile social life.
Pernilla August (born 13 February 1958) is a Swedish actress. She started acting during her childhood in theater and at school. Her professional acting career started in 1975 when she began studying acting. She attracted the attention of Ingmar Bergman, who cast her as the nanny Maj in his film Fanny och Alexander.
Born in Stockholm in 1941. She moved with her parents to the United States in November 1946, and they settled outside of Chicago in Wilmette, Illinois. She took her first dance lessons at the Marjorie Young School of Dance, and showed natural ability from the start, easily mimicking all the steps. Her first RCA recording (1961)was "Lost Love" from her debut album And Here She Is: Ann-Margret, produced in Nashville. She had a sexy throaty singing voice and RCA attempted to capitalize on the 'female Elvis' comparison by having her record a version of "Heartbreak Hotel" and other songs stylistically similar to Presley's. ".
Swedish-born Lena Olin (1955) already had a successful career as an actress before she came to Hollywood. She acted at the Royal Theatre in Stockholm and was directed by Ingmar Bergman. Lena also belongs to the Bergman "family." As a young actress, she played in the great classics of William Shakespeare, Henrik Ibsen and August Strindberg.
Malin was born in Stockholm 1978, her family moved to Toronto, Canada when she was two years old. After her parents' divorce, her father returned to Sweden, and Åkerman stayed in Canada with her mother. At the age of 17, Åkerman won the Ford Supermodel of Canada search. She appeared in several television commercials, including one for Noxzema skin care. After a career in modeling, she turned to acting and moved to California.