May Britt Biography
Birthday: March 22, 1934 (Aries)
Born In: Lidingö, Lidingö, Sweden
May Britt, born Maybritt Wilkens, is a Swedish actor who began her career with Italian films and later starred in some of the most notable Hollywood films, such as ‘War and Peace.’ Born and raised near Stockholm, Sweden, she initially worked as a photographer’s assistant. Italian producer Carlo Ponti and director Mario Soldati chose her for their next film, and she moved to Rome to work in the Italian film industry. Later, she relocated to Hollywood. During the late 1950s, she starred in films such as ‘The Young Lions,’ ‘The Hunters,’ and ‘The Blue Angel.’ Her marriage to Sammy Davis Jr. proved quite controversial, as interracial marriages were still considered illegal in 31 states at that time. Later, she stopped working in films and devoted her entire time to her family and children. Britt made a comeback in 1976, with the horror film ‘Haunts.’ She then guest-starred in a few TV series. Britt married thrice. Her third husband, Lennart Ringquist, died in 2017. She currently stays in California and spends her days indulging in hobbies such as painting.