Some of Ann-Margret's most popular movies are "Bye Bye Birdie," "Any Given Sunday" and "Grumpy Old Men." Other popular Ann-Margret films include "Tommy," "The Break-Up" and "Grumpier Old Men."Continue Reading
Ann-Margret began her acting career in the early 1960s, with roles in films such as "Pocketful of Miracles" and "State Fair." She became a household name in 1963 with the release of "Bye Bye Birdie," in which she played the starring role of Kim. Ann-Margret capitalized on her success by appearing in films such as "Viva Las Vegas," "Kitten With a Whip," "Made in Paris" and "The Swinger." Other 1960s films she starred in include "The Cincinnati Kid," opposite Steve McQueen, and "Murderers' Row," opposite Dean Martin.
In 1971, Ann-Margret starred in "Carnal Knowledge," which earned her a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She received another nomination, this time for Best Actress, for her role in "Tommy" in 1975. Ann-Margret continued appearing in films throughout the 1980s and 90s, such as "The Return of the Solider," "52 Pick-Up" and "Our Sons." One of her most famous roles following her peak in the 1960s was Ariel Truax in "Grumpy Old Men," and its sequel, "Grumpier Old Men." In the 2000s, Ann-Margret starred in films such as "The Break-Up," "Old Dogs" and "The Santa Clause 3."Learn more about Art & Literature