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THEN AND NOW: 35 of the most iconic Bond women

The 25th James Bond movie, No Time to Die, will be released April 8, 2020. Daniel Craig will return as 007 and be accompanied on screen by Ana de Armas and Lashana Lynch, who will play a a new type of Bond woman. L a Seydoux will reprise her role as Madeleine Swann. What happened to the rest of the Bond actresses over the years? From Ursula Andress and Jane Seymour to Teri Hatcher and Halle Berry, Insider looks at the Bond women in the 25 Eon-produced movies from 1962 onward. Visit Insider s homepage for more stories. Dr. No (1962): Ursula Andress popularized the now-iconic scene where she steps out on the beach as Honey Ryder. Andress was commonly known as the first Bond girl.

Now (Age 83): In 2005, Andress starred in small comedy The Bird Preachers. In 2006, Andress was named honorary citizen of her birthplace Ostermundigen.

Dr. No / From Russia With Love (1962/1963): Eunice Gayson played Bond s girlfriend Sylvia Trench in two films. Trench meets James Bond during a game of Baccarat in Dr. No. Bond first uses his trademark Bond, James Bond line when introducing himself to Trench.

Now: Gayson died in 2018. She was 90. Gayson released an autobiography in 2012 titled The First Lady of Bond. Gayson s daughter, Kate, appeared as an extra in 1995 s GoldenEye.

From Russia With Love (1963): Daniela Bianchi played Soviet Army Intelligence Corporal Tatiana Romanova. Her voice was dubbed by actress Barbra Jefford due to her heavy Italian accent.

Now (Age 77): Bianchi starred in small Italian and French films after Bond before retiring from acting in 1970. Bianchi retired from acting in 1970. She appeared in a 2012 documentary called We re Nothing Like James Bond.

Goldfinger (1964): Honor Blackman quit her role on The Avengers to appear as Pussy Galore. United Artists landed Blackman for the role by incorporating her judo experience into the film.

Now (Age 94): Blackman was still starring in films until 2015. Her last titles include 2012 s Cockneys vs Zombies and the sitcom You, Me, and Them, where she described her character as selfish. Blackman has also played Professor Lasky and voiced Queen Anahita on the Doctor Who TV series and audio story, respectively.

Goldfinger (1964): Model Tania Mallet was cast as Tilly Masterson after her photo was sent to the Bond producer. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Bond producer Cubby Broccoli was sent a photo of her for Vogue lying on some rocks in a bikini. She originally tested for Bianchi s role in From Russia With Love.

Now: Mallet died in April 2019 at the age of 77. Mallet also had an uncredited role on The New Avengers in 1976 before returning to modeling.

Goldfinger (1964): Margaret Nolan played the small role of Bond s masseuse, Dink. Despite the small role, Nolan appears on the ads and soundtrack cover for the film as a gold-painted woman.

Now (Age 76): Nolan hasn t starred in films since 1986, but appeared in 2011 s The Power of Three. Nolan lives in Heampstead, London where she has worked as an artist making photo montages using old publicity photographs.

Goldfinger (1964): Shirley Eaton became a sex symbol in the 60s after playing the role of Jill Masterson. Masterson was the Bond girl who dies from getting covered in gold.

Now (Age 82): Eaton retired from acting in 1969 to raise her family. Eaton published an autobiography, Golden Girl, in 1999. Eaton also released a poetry book in 2006 called Shirley Eaton s Golden Touch.

Thunderball (1965): French actress Claudine Auger is best known for her role as Dominique Domino Derval. Before Bond, she was the first runner-up in the 1958 Miss World contest.

Now (Age 78): Auger was still acting in mostly foreign films up until 1997. Auger s last credited appearance is on French TV movie The Red and the Black.

Thunderball (1965): Luciana Paluzzi played SPECTRE agent Fiona Volpe. Paluzzi originally auditioned for the role of Domino.

Now (Age 82): Paluzzi appeared in several movies through the 1960. The Italian actress is married to Michael Solomon, former president of Warner Bros. international television.

Thunderball (1965): British actress Martine Beswick played Bond s assistant Paula Caplan who gets kidnapped. She also appeared in From Russia with Love as the gypsy, Zora.

Now (Age 78): Beswick was in films and television through the 90s including One Million Years B.C., The Six Million Dollar Man, and Falcon Crest. Beswick appeared on BBC s Masterchef in 2013 with other Bond Girl guests. She also appeared in this year s House of the Gorgon.

You Only Live Twice (1967): Karin Dor played SPECTRE assassin Helga Brandt. Her character was fed to piranhas.

Now: The German actress died in 2017 at the age of 79. Dor appeared regularly on screen until the late 80s. However she made a comeback to German screens in 2006 s I Am the Other Woman. She died in a nursing home.

On Her Majesty s Secret Service (1969): Diana Rigg played Bond s wife Tracy (Contessa Teresa di Vicenzo). Rigg appeared on the popular TV show The Avengers before starring in the 1969 movie.

Now (Age 81): Rigg still acts today. Game of Thrones fans will recognize her as Lady Olenna Tyrell. Rigg was also the Chancellor of the University of Stirling for 10 years until 2008. She s set to appear in 2020 s Last Night in Soho.

Diamonds are Forever (1971): Jill St. John played diamond smuggler Tiffany Case. St. John was originally offered the role of Plenty O Toole which went to Lana Wood.

Now (Age 79): St. John went on to work in five films with husband Robert Wagner before retiring in 2002. In 2014, she played Mrs. Claus in a made-for-TV movie Northpole with Wagner who played Santa Claus.

Diamonds are Forever (1971): Lana Wood played the small, but memorable role of Plenty O Toole. Bond meets O Toole at a casino.

Now (Age 73): Wood retired from acting in the mid-80s but resurfaced in several films since 2008. Wood wrote the best-selling Natalie, A Memoir by Her Sister in 1984.

Live and Let Die (1973): Jane Seymour played tarot expert Solitaire. Gayle Hunnicutt was up for the role, but was pregnant at the time.

Now (Age 68): Seymour s best known for 90s series Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman. Seymour keeps busy both as an ambassador for a non-profit Childhelp and in TV and film roles. In 2017, she appeared on Hulu s documentary Becoming Bond. In 2018, she posed for Playboy.

Live and Let Die (1973): Gloria Hendry played CIA double agent Rosie Carver. Hendry was the first African American Bond girl to have a relationship with Bond.

Now (Age 70): Hendry also starred in films Black Caesar and Hell Up in Harlem. Hendry has appeared in TV movies and series, most recently appearing on A Brother s Honor.

The Man With the Golden Gun (1974): Britt Ekland played Bond s assistant, Mary Goodnight. The actress originally auditioned for the role of Andrea Anders, which eventually went to Maud Adams.

Now (Age 77): Ekland has appeared on TV series since, but has performed in various stage performances of Cinderella. Ekland was considered a sex symbol throughout the 70s. She played the Fairy Godmother from 2009 to 2010 at Princess Theatre in the UK. Ekland also appeared on the UK s Last Dance in 2018.

The Spy Who Loved Me (1977): Barbara Bach played Soviet KGB agent Triple X. After appearing in the film, Bach said Bond was a chauvinist pig who uses girls to shield him against bullets.

Now (Age 72): Bach married Beatle drummer Ringo Starr (below). I think I love Barbara as much [today] as I did [when we met] and I m beyond blessed that she loves me and we re still together, Starr told People in 2015. Together, she and Starr created the Lotus Foundation which funds and promotes charities that help those with substance abuse, cancer, homelessness, and more.

The Spy Who Loved Me (1977): Caroline Munro was cast as Naomi. Naomi was the first woman Bond explicitly killed in a film.

Now (Age 70): Munro still acts and is known for her roles in horror and sci-fi films. Munro recently filmed several movies including House of the Gorgon and is set to appear in 2020 s The Fourth Horseman.

Moonraker (1979): Lois Chiles played CIA agent Holly Goodhead. When Bond first meets Goodhead, he s under the impression she s an astronaut.

Now (Age 72): Chiles has appeared in a number of smaller film and TV roles She appeared on Speed 2 and in an episode of CSI.

For Your Eyes Only (1981): Carole Bouquet played Melina Havelock, the daughter of murdered marine archaeologists. Bouquet previously auditioned for the role of Holly Goodhead in Moonraker.

Now (Age 62): Bouquet modeled for Chanel through the 90s. Bouquet still acts in French films. She appeared on NBC s 2014 Rosemary s Baby miniseries and French TV show Spin.

For Your Eyes Only (1981): Lynn-Holly Johnson s role as Olympic medalist hopeful Bibi Dahl wasn t coincidence. At the time, interest in the 1980 Lake Placid winter Olympics was high, and, Johnson happened to be a professional skater.

Now (Age 60): Johnson finished her acting career in 1996 to focus on her family. In 2007, she appeared in a theater production of It s A Wonderful Life. Johnson has two children.

Octopussy (1983): Maud Adams returned to the Bond franchise as the titular character. She previously played Andrea Anders nearly a decade earlier in The Man with the Golden Gun.

Now (Age 74): Though Adams doesn t act much anymore she frequents Bond events. She has made television appearances on Walker, Texas Ranger and That 70s Show.

Octopussy (1983): Swedish actress Kristina Wayborn played Octopussy s henchwoman Magda. Bond lets Magda steal a Faberg egg with tracking devices in the film.

Now (Age 69): Wayborn went on to appear on television series including The Love Boat, Dallas, and Baywatch. She reunited with Maud Adams on That 70s Show.

A View to a Kill (1985): Former Charlie s Angel Tanya Roberts played geologist Stacey Sutton. Roger Moore has said in commentary for the film he felt little chemistry between him and Roberts.

Now (Age 64): Roberts starred in a few films before landing a role on That 70s Show. Roberts left the show in 2001 when her husband became terminally ill. She has done some interviews in more recent years, but mostly stays out of the spotlight.

A View to a Kill (1985): Jamaican singer and model Grace Jones played villain Max Zorin s bodyguard and lover May Day. May Day appeared to have super strength.

Now (Age 71): The singer continues to perform and In July, she performed at OnBlackheath seen above. Zendaya also got her to walk the runway in March at her Tommy Hifiger show.

The Living Daylights (1987): Former model Maryam d Abo played Kara Milovy. She originally auditioned for the part of Pola Ivanova in A View to Kill.

Now (Age 58): d Abo co-wrote 2002 s Bond Girls Are Forever and produced a documentary of the same name with other Bond girls. The actress recovered from an aneurysm in 2007 and worked on and starred in a documentary, Rupture: Living With a Broken Brain, about her injury and recovery with her husband, director Hugh Hudson. In 2015, d Abo modeled for retailer JD Williams.

Licence to Kill (1989): Carey Lowell played pilot and ex-CIA agent Pam Bouvier. The 1989 film was the first Bond movie that didn t use a title inspired by one of author Ian Fleming s stories. Bouvier fancies Bond as the two work together.

Now (Age 58): Lowell later starred on Law Order. Lowell retired from acting in the late 2000s. She recently returned to TV in 2018 when she appeared as a guest on Blue Bloods and Bull.

GoldenEye (1995): Famke Janssen played murderer Xenia Onatopp. Onatopp was a member of a crime syndicate. In the film, she attempts to seduce and kill Bond.

Now (Age 55): Janssen was one of the leading ladies in the X-Men franchise in the 2000s. Janssen played Jean Grey for 14 years on and off. She then starred on one of Netflix s first original shows, Hemlock Grove. She has also appeared on How to Get Away With Murder and in the Taken film franchise.

Tomorrow Never Dies (1997): Michelle Yeoh starred as Colonel Wai Lin. The Chinese spy worked alongside Bond. The two share a brief, romantic moment in the film.

Now (Age 57): Yeoh starred in Oscar-winning movies Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and Memoirs of a Geisha. She also lends her voice to video games. Yeoh most recently appeared in 2018 s Crazy Rich Asians and 2019 s Last Christmas with Emilia Clarke.

Tomorrow Never Dies (1997): The Lois Clark star played one of Bond s ex-girlfriends, Paris Carver. Bond attempts to seduce his old girlfriend in Tomorrow Never Dies. Instead, Paris winds up dead.

Now (Age 54): Hatcher starred on ABC s hit drama Desperate Housewives. Recently, Hatcher has appeared on the CW s Supergirl in a recurring role.

The World Is Not Enough (1999): Denise Richards starred as nuclear physicist Dr. Christmas Jones. Richards role was criticized for her silly name and her outfits that felt reminiscent of a video game character.

Now (Age 48): Richards wrote a memoir called The Real Girl Next Door in 2011. Richards currently stars on The Bold and the Beautiful and Bravo s The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.

Die Another Day (2002): Halle Berry plays NSA agent Jinx Johnson. Jinx and Bond are lovers in the 2002 film.

Now (Age 53): Berry continued playing Storm in the X-Men films in the 2000s. Berry is also a Revlon spokesperson and recently appeared alongside Keanu Reeves in John Wick: Chapter 3 Parabellum.

Die Another Day (2002): Rosamund Pike was undercover M16 agent, Miranda Frost. Miranda Frost also happened to be a double agent.

Now (Age 40): Pike received a best actress Oscar nomination for her role in 2014 s Gone Girl. After Pike s breakout role, she appeared in Pride Prejudice, An Education, and Jack Reacher before her Oscar nod for Gone Girl.

Casino Royale (2006): Eva Green played Bond s lover Vesper Lynd in the newest 007 franchise. Lynd financed Bond in a high-stakes poker game.

Now (Age 39): The French actress and model starred in the Sin City sequel and Penny Dreadful. Green appeared in Disney s 2019 live-action Dumbo movie. It was her latest collaboration with director Tim Burton after 2012 s Dark Shadows and 2016 s Miss Peregrine s Home for Peculiar Children.




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