You Won't Believe What These 30 Bond Girls Look Like Now
Up to now, James Bond has graced the big screen with 24 films and through them, dozens of previously unknown women have had their careers launched as Bond girls. Do you still remember these famous Bond girls? What are they doing now? Here we collected 30 Bond girls, and you won't believe what they look like now!
1. Eunice Gayson
Eunice Gayson is best known as being the first Bond girl, starring in the first two Bond films Dr. No and From Russia With Love.
2. Daniela Bianchi
Bianchi, an Italian model and the first runner-up in the 1960 Miss Universe pageant, played Tatiana Romanova in From Russia with Love, and it remains her most prominent role.
3. Shirley Eaton
Although Shirley Eaton had only a brief appearance as the woman painted all in gold in the third Bond movie Goldfinger, it turned out one of the most memorable and iconic scenes and even the popular LIFE magazine used Eaton on its cover for the November 1964 issue.
4. Honor Blackman
Honor Blackman joined the cast of Goldfinger, playing Pussy Galore, which remains one of the most recognizable roles in the entire film series.
5. Claudine Auger
Claudine Auger, a French actress, model and the first runner-up in the 1958 Miss World competition, starred in 1965’s Bond flick, Thunderball as Dominique “Domino” Derval.
6. Akiko Wakabayashi
Akiko Wakabayashi, a Japanese actress, was the first non-European Bond girl in the series, starring in You Only Live Twice.
7. Diana Rigg
Diana Rigg was cast as Countess Teresa di Vicenzo, Bond’s wife in On Her Majesty’s Secret Service in 1969.
8. Lana Wood
Lana Wood, the younger sister of famed film actress Natalie Wood, portrayed Plenty O’Toole in the Bond series film Diamonds are Forever in 1971.
9. Jill St. John
Jill St. John, a Los Angeles, California native, played Bond girl Tiffany Cas in Diamonds are Forever alongside Lana Wood.
10. Jane Seymour
Jane Seymour, one of the most recognizable Bond girls, portrayed the sultry Soltaire, Bond’s flame-of-the-moment in Live and Let Die, which made fan boys the world over fall in love with her.
11. Gloria Hendry
Gloria Hendry was the first African-American woman to make waves in the James Bond franchise, starring in Live and Let Die alongside Jane Seymour.
12. Maud Adams
Swedish-born Maud Adams played roles in Bond series twice; one is Andrea Anders in The Man with the Golden Gun in 1974; the other is the title role Octopussy in 1983.
13. Britt Ekland
Britt Ekland, also a Swedish-born actress, landed the role of James Bond’s assistant, Mary Goodnight, in The Man with the Golden Gun alongside Maud Adams.
14. Barbara Bach
Barbara Bach, a model, was cast as Anya Amasova for The Spy Who Loved Me in 1977. It's probably that role that helped her catch the eye of Beatles band member Ringo Starr, who married Bach in 1981.
15. Lois Chiles
Lois Chiles, another successful model, landed a role in the 1979 Bond film Moonraker, playing Dr. Holly Goodhead.
16. Corinne Cléry
Corinne Cléry, a French-born actress, rose to fame for her role as Corinne Dufour, an assistant to the movie’s antagonist, Hugo Drax in Bond film Moonraker.
17. Lynn-Holly Johnson
Lynn-Holly Johnson, an aspiring figure skater, starred as Bond girl Bibi Dahl in For Your Eyes Only.
18. Carole Bouquet
Carole Bouquet, a model and actress originally born in France, made her Bond girl debut as the deadly Melina Havelock in For Your Eyes Only alongside Lynn-Holly Johnson and Roger Moore.
19. Grace Jones
Jones started her career as a hugely successful model and then transitioned into a music career, before finally breaking into film. She got her Bond girl shot in the 1985 film, A View to a Kill and was one of the most successful Bond girls.
20. Tanya Roberts
Tanya Roberts, born and raised in Bronx, New York, got her shot as a Bond girl in the 1985 Bond film A View to a Kill, portraying Stacey Sutton.
21. Maryam d’Abo
Maryam d’Abo, an English-born actress, made a splash in the Bond series by landing a role in the 1987 thriller The Living Daylights as Kara Milovy. She was also a co-writer of book Bond Girls are Forever, which is a tribute to all the women that portrayed Bond girls through the years.
22. Carey Lowell
Carey Lowell got her break when she landed a role as Pam Bouvier, a CIA agent teaming up with Bond, in the 1989 film, License to Kill.
23. Famke Janssen
Dutch-born Janssen got a big breakthrough by her role as Xenia Onatopp in 1995’s Goldeneye alongside Pierce Brosnan. Having been a “cover girl” on over 100 magazines, this Bond girl needs little introduction.
24. Izabella Scorupco
Izabella Scorupco, a European actress, model, and singer of mixed Polish/Swedish decent, got her shot playing Natalya Simonova in the smash hit Goldeneye, alongside Pierce Brosnan and Famke Janssen.
25. Teri Hatcher
Teri Hatcher landed her role in Tomorrow Never Dies, where she starred opposite Pierce Brosnan as Paris Carver.
26. Michelle Yeoh
Michelle Yeoh was a hugely successful actress in Asia and due to her kick-ass style in many martial arts action films, she landed her as a Bond girl in 1997’s Tomorrow Never Dies.
27. Serena Scott Thomas
Serena Scott Thomas, born in England, caught the eye of the world for her role as Dr. Molly Warmflash in 1999’s Bond film The World is Not Enough along with Pierce Brosnan.
28. Sophie Marceau
Marceau, a French-born actress who has enjoyed huge acting success, got her Bond girl shot in The World is Not Enough, portraying Elektra King.
29. Denise Richards
Denise Richards, having starred in many big name films and TV shows, is best remembered for her role as Christmas Jones in the Bond film The World is Not Enough.
30. Halle Berry
Halle Berry was the Bond girl we were all waiting for. Although each Bond girl has her own memorable entrance, Halle Berry's is perhaps the most memorable scene of all, as she came out of the ocean.