Anita Ekberg (born September 29, 1931 in Malmö) was a model and actress. She is most known for her role as Sylvia in La dolce vita, directed by Federico Fellini.
Ekberg was married to the British actor, Anthony Steel, from 1956 to 1959.
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Ekberg was married to the British actor, Anthony Steel, from 1956 to 1959. Evans has three stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (TV, Movie, Song). She is most known for her role as Sylvia in La dolce vita, directed by Federico Fellini. In addition to a series of successful TV shows, over 30 movies, and 200 songs, Evans wrote the well known songs "Happy Trails" and "The Bible Tells Me So". Anita Ekberg (born September 29, 1931 in Malmö) was a model and actress. Her life inspired Evans to write her best-seller "Angel Unawares". Rogers and Evans had one child, Robin Elizabeth, who died of complications of Down's Syndrome shortly before her second birthday.
Rogers and Evans were a team on screen and off from 1946 until Rogers death in 1998. Rogers ended the deception regarding Tommy. Evans married Roy Rogers on New Years Eve 1946. This deception continued through her divorce from Butts in 1945, and her development as a cow-girl co-star to Roy Rogers at Republic studios.
During her time at 20th Century Fox, the studio promoted her as the unmarried supporter of her teenage "brother" Tommy, actually her son Tom Fox, Jr. After beginning her career singing at the radio station where she was employed as a secretary, Evans had a productive career as a jazz, swing and big band singer which lead to a screen test and contract with 20th Century Fox studios. She married her accompianist and arranger Robert Dale Butts in 1935. She took the name Dale Evans in the early 1930's to promote her singing career.
Divorced in 1929 at 17, she married August Wayne Johns that same year until her divorce from him in 1933. at 15. She bore one son, Thomas Fox, Jr. Fox at 14.
Evans had a tumultuous early life, eloping with her first husband Thomas F. Lucille Wood Smith name changed in infancy to Frances Octavia Smith famous as Dale Evans (31 October 1912 - 7 February 2001) was a prolific writer, movie star, singer/songwriter and the wife of singing cowboy Roy Rogers.