The James Bond franchise has become greater in time from all the women that took part in the movies. Its success spread all over the world, and with it, also the fame of these Bond girls.
Viral Strange has collected 27 “THEN AND NOW” pictures of Bond girls; beautiful actresses that have left a mark in their respective roles.
1. Bérénice Marlohe, 2012
The French actress Bérénice Marlohe played the role of Sévérine in Skyfall in 2012. Bérénice was known for the scene where Bond is asked to shoot a glass of Scotch placed on her head. She also played in the Twin Peaks series in 2017.
2. Olga Kurylenko, 2008
Olga Kurylenko is a French-Ukrainian actress. She played Camille Montes in Quantum of Solace (2008). Kurylenko has played also in other action movies like Hitman, Oblivion, and The November Man.
3. Eva Green, 2006
Eva Green played Vesper Lynd. Her character managed the funds that were lent to James Bond for his poker game with Le Chiffre in Casino Royale in 2006. After her role as a Bond girl, she played in several movies.
4. Rosamund Pike, 2002
Rosamund Pike was A Bond girl in the movie Die Another Day in 2002. She played the role of Miranda, a double agent. She has been nominated for an Oscar for her leading role in Gone Girl, too.
5. Halle Berry, 2002
Halle Berry played Jinx in Die Another Day in 2002. She was famous for the scene where the actress walks out of the sea wearing a hot bikini with a knife attached to it. In 2001 she won an Oscar for Best Actress in Monster’s Ball.
6. Sophie Marceau, 1999
Sophie Marceau played Elektra King in The World is Not Enough in 1999.
Marceau has played in more than 40 movies. She is an actress, director, and copywriter.
7. Denise Richards, 1999
Denise Richards played Dr. Christmas Jones in The World is Not Enough in 1999. She has also played secondary roles in Scary Movie 3 and Love Actually.
8. Teri Hatcher, 1997
Teri Hatcher plays Paris Carver, Bond’s ex-lover, in the 1997 film Tomorrow Never Dies. She also played Susan Mayer on Desperate Housewives until 2012.
9. Famke Janssen, 1995
Famke Janssen played in Goldeneye in 1995 as Xenia Onatopp. She has also played in Blacklist, and How to Get Away With Murder.
10. Izabella Scorupco, 1995
In Goldeneye, Izabella Scorupco played Natalya Simonova, a programmer at a Russian Space Control Center. She also played Sarah in The Exorcist: The Beginning in 2004.
11. Carey Lowell, 1989
Carey Lowell played Pam Bouvier in one of the Bond series in 1989. Her biggest role was in the Law & Order TV series as Jamie Ross.
12. Maryam d’Abo, 1987
Maryam d’Abo plays Kara Milovy in the 1987 film The Living Daylights.
Another peak in her career was the Bond Girls Are Forever tribute documentary in 2002, which she co-wrote with John Watkin.
13. Grace Jones, 1985
The infamous Grace Jones played May Day in A View To a Kill (1985). The supermodel has made many movie soundtracks for major movies.
14. Carole Bouquet, 1981
Carole Bouquet plays Melina Havelock in the film For Your Eyes Only (1981). She has won the César Award for Best Actress for her role in Too Beautiful for You.
15. Barbara Bach, 1977
Barbara Bach was Triple X in The Spy Who Loved Me, in 1977. Her last role was in To the North of Katmandu. She married the Beatles’ drummer, Ringo Starr.
16. Britt Ekland, 1974
Britt Ekland played Mary Goodnight in The Man with the Golden Gun in 1974. She is also a singer and a writer.
17. Jane Seymour, 1973
Jane Seymour plays Solitaire in Live and Let Die in 1973. She won a Golden Globe for her role in the East of Eden miniseries in 1982.
18. Lana Wood, 1971
Lana Wood played Plenty O’Toole, in the most popular Bond movie, Diamonds Are Forever in 1971. Lana Wood is also a film producer and the younger sister of movie star Natalie Wood. She also has played in the Outlaws.
19. Diana Rigg, 1969
In 1969, Diana played Mrs. Tracy Bond in On Her Majesty’s Secret Service.
She’s won many Emmys and also played in Game of Thrones.
20. Karin Dor, 1967
Karin Dor played Helga Brandt in You Only Live Twice in 1967. She has played in more than 70 movies. Dor died in 2017.
21. Tsai Chin, 1967
Tsai Chin played Ling in You Only Live Twice in 1967.
Chin is also a singer, a teacher, and an author. She played in Memoirs of a Geisha, Now You See Me 2, and Casino Royal.
22. Luciana Paluzzi, 1965
Luciana Paluzzi played Fiona Volpe in 1965’s Thunderball. She stopped acting in 1978.
23. Martine Beswick, 1965
Martine Beswick played Paula Caplan in Thunderball in 1965. She stopped acting in the 90s.
24. Honor Blackman, 1964
Honor Blackman played Pussy Galore in Goldfinger in 1964. Blackman was best known for her role as Catherine Gale on The Avengers TV show.
25. Shirley Eaton, 1964
Shirley Eaton played Jill Masterson in the Goldfinger movie back in 1964.
She wrote about her experience as a Bond girl in ‘Golden Girl’ in 1999.
26. Eunice Gayson, 1962
Eunice Gayson played Sylvia Trench in Dr. No (1962) and From Russia with Love (1963). Gayson stopped acting in 1972 and died in 2018.
27. Ursula Andress, 1962
Ursula Andress, the very first Bond girl, played Honey Ryder. Her famous scene is where she walks out of the Caribbean Sea in a white bikini with her knife attached to it. Ursula hasn’t played in the movie industry since 2005.
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