What are some facts about the actress Ann-Margret?


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Ann-Margret was born on April 28, 1941, in Valsjobyn, Sweden. She achieved fame as an actress in the 1960s, with roles in films such as "Bye Bye Birdie" and "Viva Las Vegas."

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Prior to becoming an actress, Ann-Margret was a singer, performing at private events in her home country of Sweden. She then moved to Las Vegas, where she was discovered by comedian George Burns. Ann-Margret became a major star, and was chosen to sererade John F. Kennedy on his 46th birthday. In addition to commercial successes, Ann-Margret received critical acclaim as an actress. For her role in "Carnal Knowledge," she was nomimated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.

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