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Silver screen giant Sir Sean Connery was perhaps most famous for his role as 007 martini-whirling agent in seven James Bond films

Following Sir Sean’s death at the age of 90, PA News Agency takes a look at the Bond Girls who complimented his lead role

– Ursula Andress, Dr No (1962)
Swiss actress Ursula Andress played the bombshell Honey Ryder, a shell diver Connery takes with him on his first adventure as James Bond in the movie Terence Young

The two meet for the first time in a scene where Andress emerges from the ocean in her famous white bikini, with a knife tucked into her belt

Bond hears Ryder singing a tune while collecting conch shells and joins the song before approaching her to mark the franchise’s first Bond girl reunion

Designed by Tessa Prendergast, Andress’ solid ivory two-piece with belt buckle has become so prominent in fashion history that it has its own Wikipedia page

Andress said the bikini ‘made me a hit’ and was set to fetch over £ 40,000 at a 2001 auction of accessories and costumes used in 007 films

Gayson’s character is credited with Bond’s famous introductory slogan, « Bond, James Bond, » when she introduces herself as « Trench, Sylvia Trench » in the first film while they are playing Baccarat, and he imitate his answer

Trench and Bond share intimate moments in Dr No and From Russia With Love, but their dating is forever interrupted when he is sent on another secret mission

Gayson died in 2018 at the age of 90 after appearing in films such as The Avengers and in London theatrical productions

Soviet Army Corporal Tatiana Romanova helps save Connery’s Bond in 1963 film also directed by Terence Young

Romanova thwarts evil Colonel Rosa Klebb’s attempt to poison Bond by killing her in the film’s finale

Italian actress and model Bianchi appeared in several European films in the 1960s before retiring from acting at the end of the decade

Blackman played Pussy Galore with the memorable name and is perhaps the most famous Bond girl in franchise history

She was 38 when she gained international fame in Goldfinger as the no-frills Galore, who first repelled the advances of Connery’s Bond before succumbing in a barn

She passed away in April this year at the age of 94, and Bond producers Michael G Wilson and Barbara Broccoli hailed her as a « movie icon »

English actress, model and sex symbol Shirley Eaton appears in Goldfinger for only five minutes and dies during that time

But the image of her death, where she is painted head to toe gold, has been considered « one of the most enduring images in cinematic history » by Bond researchers Lee Pfeiffer and Dave Worrall in their 2003 book The Essential Liaison

Eaton appears as the aide-de-camp to villainous Auric Goldfinger, whom Connery’s Bond surprises by helping him cheat during a card game

Connery seduces her but because of her betrayal, she is gilded with gold and, according to Bond, dies of « skin suffocation »

Eaton became one of the most photographed actresses of the 1960s, according to Pfeiffer and Worrall

Tilly is Jill Masterson’s sister, and she embarks on a mission to avenge her sister by killing Goldfinger, who sees her embroiled in a high-speed car chase with Connery’s Bond, until she dies. also in the hands of Oddjob

According to a biography on IMDB, Blackpool-born Mallet was working as a model when she was chosen for Masterson by Albert « Cubby » Broccoli

However, instead of pursuing an acting career after her successful tour, she returned to modeling

His death in April 2019 at the age of 77 was announced with his condolences on the official Twitter account 007
– Claudine Auger, Thunderball (1965)

Former Miss France Claudine Auger plays Domino Derval, the mistress of Specter agent number two Emilio Largo

She becomes Connery’s Bond’s lover, and when he tells her that her brother was killed by Largo, she risks her life to help him find the villain and kills him

Auger co-starred with the original Bond girl Andress in the Italian comedy Anyone Can Play in 1968, and she reunited with director Terence Young in The Killing Game in 1967, before dying in 1995

Specter’s ‘black widow’ assassin, Paluzzi’s character Fiona Volpe seduces men before killing them – but Connery’s Bond sees through her character

She seduces Bond, but he knows her true purpose and she is the victim of a bullet aimed at him

The Italian-American actress, who was also Miss Germany in 1954, starred in the 1958 British war film of the same name as the upcoming 2021 Bond film – No Time To Die, renamed in America as Tank Strength

Playing the role of a unique prominent woman in a Bond film in that she is not a Connery’s Bond lover, actress Martine Beswick is best known for her role as Paula Caplan

Beswick was reportedly invited by Young to sunbathe for her role as the Bahamian character, and she also starred in From Russia With Love as the gypsy Zora who has a fight with her rival Vida

German actress Karin Dor plays Helga Brandt, a Specter assassin who is hired to kill Connery’s Bond, but who is also seduced by him

On a plane with Bond, she drops a magnesium flare disguised as a tube of lipstick and parachutes to safety, but Bond manages an emergency landing

For this mistake, she is dropped through a trapdoor and eaten by piranhas hidden in the pit below

Dor starred in theatrical and film productions, including Alfred Hitchcock’s 1969 film Topaz, before dying in 2017 at the age of 79

A diamond courier whose operations are intercepted by Connery’s Bond, Jill St John plays Tiffany Case, a villain who became an ally after being saved by Bond

The American actress, married to actor Robert Wagner, has appeared in television shows including Batman and Seinfeld

She also received a Golden Globe nomination for her lead role in the 1963 comedy film Come Blow Your Horn, which starred Frank Sinatra

Playing the role of gold digger in Las Vegas, the character of Wood helps Connery’s Bond win $ 50,000 in a card game before returning to his suite with him – but she is greeted by Case and thrown out by the window by gangsters

Actress Natalie Wood’s sister, who drowned while married to Robert Wagner – who later married Bond girl Jill St John, Wood is the youngest daughter of Russian and Ukrainian emigrants

Carrera’s character forces Bond to state in writing that she is his « number one » sex partner, but soon after, he uses a fountain pen dart to kill her

Prior to starring in Never Say Never Again, Carrera was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for her role as Eula in the 1975 film The Master Gunfighter, and she was again nominated for her performance as Blush in 1984

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