James Bond Actresses
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Bond girls are a glamourous and iconic part of the James Bond series. From the first shot of Ursula Andress in a white Bikini in Dr. No, through to Olga Kurylenko's appearance as Camille Montes in Quantum of Solace, these girls have become members of one of the most exclusive groups in the film business. Here is our top ten.
Claudine Auger is a French actress who started her career in the early 60's. At 15 she became 1958's Miss France. She had starred in over ten movies that were mostly in french, before she got her role as Domino Derval in Thunderball in 1965.
Eva Green was born in Paris, France, where she studied at the St. Paul School of Drama. Her early work was in theatre, before she landed a substantial role in Bernardo Bertolucci's film The Dreamers. This caught the attention of director Ridley Scott, leading to a costarring role in Kingdom of Heaven. Her appearance as Vesper Lynd in Casino Royale was only her fourth appearance in cinema, and was met with wide critical success.
Honor Blackman is a British actress who has starred in nearly 90 movies and tv shows over a period of around 60 years. She is best known for her stunning performace as Pussy Galore in Goldfinger, and for her role as Cathy Gale in the British tv show The Avengers.
Jill St. John is an American actress who started out in show business when she was 5. She has starred in over 50 movies and tv shows and is perhaps best known for her stunning performance as leading bond girl Tiffany case in Diamonds Are Forever (1971).
Lotte Lenya developed an interest in dance into a long and successful stage and film career, the height of which was her role as SPECTRE agent Rosa Klebb in From Russia with Love in 1963. She will forever be remembered for her astounding performance, as well as for the poison tipped knife concealed in her shoe.
Luciana Paluzzi was an Italian actress who starred in nearly 80 movies and tv shows which were mostly Italian. She is best known for her amazing performance as Fiona Volpe in 1965's Thunderball
Ursula Andress was born in Switzerland, but later moved to Rome, getting minor roles in Italian films. She then moved to America, and got the biggest break of her life, getting the role of leading Bond girl Honey Ryder in Dr. No in 1962. The iconic scene where she walks out of the sea in a white bikini has remained one of the most recognized scenes of the series.