In fact, Ann-Margret opened a show in Vegas on August 15, 1977 and when flowers did not arrive she was worried and called Graceland the next day – to be told her friend had died.
Ann-Margaret was soon back on screen, with her own CBS television special The Ann-Margret Show, in 1968.
In 1971, her role in Carnal Knowledge opposite Jack Nicholson gave her a first Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actress.
She had another in 1975 for Best Actress in the musical movie Tommy.
Ann-Margret has also been nominated for 15 Golden Globes, winning five, including one for Tommy.
Incredibly, she was an early favourite to play Sandy in Grease…
Published at Thu, 24 Dec 2020 20:17:00 +0000