Mon, 20 November 2017. 14:27


James Bond films have become part and parcel of almost everyone’s lives. The books by Ian Fleming, turned movies, have given us non stop entertainment from 1962’s Dr. No to 2015’s Spectre and there is more to come. The 24 Jame Bond films have not only given us amazing heartthrob hunks but also mind blowing Bond Girls. Here is a quick look back at the best Bond Girls who made James Bond look even more attractive.

1. Ursula Andress played Honey Ryder the 1962 film Dr. No, with Sean Connery. The Swiss actress has worked in American, British and Italian films in her career.

2. Daniela Bianchi is an Italian actress who played Tatiana Romanova in From Russia with Love with Sean Connery in 1963. The last time we saw this beauty on the large screen was in 2012 when she played a small role in the documentary We’re nothing like Jame Bond.

3. Shirley Eaton was a British actress who flawlessly portrayed Jill Masterson in Goldfinger, 1964. Shirley acted in multiple films but stopped her in 1969.

4. Claudine Auger this beautiful French actress is famously known for playing Dominique Derval in Thunderball in 1965.

5. Luciana Paluzzi, this Italian actress is the one an only SPECTRE assassin Fiona Volpe in Thunderball in 1965.

6. Talisa Soto is an American actress and former model who played Lupe Lamora in Licence to Kill in 1989. Talisa has continued to act and the last time she was featured in a cameo in 2013 film Elysium.

7. Akiko Wakabayashi is a retired Japanese actress who is known for her role as Aki in 1967’s You Only Live Twice.

8. Diana Rigg is a popular English actor who played James Bond’s wife in On Her Majesty’s Secret Service in 1969. She is now known for her role as Olenna Tyrell in the hit TV show Game Of Thrones.

9. Jane Seymour is a popular British American actress who played Solitaire in 1973 in Live and Let Die. She has starred in a number of movies and TV shows and has won two Golden Globe awards.

10 Gloria Hendry is an American actress and a former Playboy model. She rose to fame with her role as Rosie Carver in Roger Moore’s first James Bond film Live and Let Die.

11. Lois Chiles is a former fashion model and an American actress who played the famous Dr. Holly Goodhead in  Moonraker in 1979.

12. Lynn Holly Johnson is an American actress and professional ice skater. She portrayed the Bond girl Bibi Dahl in For Your Eyes Only where she played an ice skater alongside Roger Moore.

13. Carole Bouquet is a well known French actress and fashion model who has acted in over 50 films. She is also known for playing Melina Havelock in For Your Eyes Only in 1981.

14. Tanya Roberts is her stage name, her real name is Victoria Leigh Blum. Some know her as Stacey Sutton from the 1985 James Bond film A View To A Kill and some know her as Midge Pinciotti from the famous TV show That 70’s Show.

15. Izabella Scorupco is a Polish Swedish actress, singer and model. This multi talented personality is known for her role as Natalya Simonova in the film GoldenEye in 1995 alongside Pierce Brosnan.

16. Eva Green is a famous French model and actress who played Vesper Lynd in 2006 James Bond film Casino Royale. She was awarded a BAFTA, Rising Star Award after her performance as a Bond Girl.

17. Halle Berry is an actress everyone is familiar with especially when she played Bond Girl Jinx in 2002 James Bond film Die Another Day with Pierce Brosnan. Halle is also the only black woman to be awarded the Best Actress Academy Award.

18. Monica Bellucci is an Italian actress no one can forget! She is known for her role in The Matrix movies but she was also a Bond Girl. Alongside Daniel Craig, she played  Lucia Sciarra in the 2015 film Spectre.

19. Naomie Melanie Harris is an English actress who started her career at the age of 12. Her mesmerizing beauty has captured the audience for years. She has been praised for her portrayal of Eve Moneypenny in Skyfall and Spectre.

The next James Bond film, tentatively titled Bond 25, starring Daniel Craig is slated for a release in 2019.  Till then keep the martini chilled and the PPK under the pillow!

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