James Bond Actors/actresses

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Actors & Actresses that have been in James Bond Movies

1. Lois Maxwell

Actress | Thunderball

Everyone knows (or should know) Lois Maxwell as the one and only "Miss Moneypenny", but there's much more to her acting career than that. She started out against her parents' will, and without their knowledge, in a Canadian children's radio program, credited as "Robin Wells". Before the age of 15 ...

2. Sean Connery

Actor | The Rock

The tall, handsome and muscular Scottish actor Sean Connery is best known for being the original actor to portray the character of James Bond in the hugely successful movie franchise, starring in seven films between 1962 and 1983. Some believed that such a career-defining role might leave him ...

3. Ursula Andress

Actress | Dr. No

The quintessential jet-set Euro starlet, Ursula Andress was born in the Swiss canton of Berne on March 19, 1936, one of six children in a strict German Protestant family. Although often seeming icily aloof, a restless streak early demonstrated itself in her personality, and she had an impetuous ...

4. Bernard Lee

Actor | Diamonds Are Forever

Best remembered as 'M' in the James Bond films, Bernard Lee was a popular character player in British films throughout the 1950s and 1960s. Born into a theatrical family, he made his stage debut at age six and later attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. He first appeared on the West End stage...

5. Joseph Wiseman

Actor | Dr. No

Joseph Wiseman was born on May 15, 1918 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He came to Broadway in the 1930s, where he was critically hailed for performances in Shakespeare's "King Lear", Clifford Odets' "Golden Boy" and Anton Chekhov's "Uncle Vanya". Motion pictures in which Wiseman has been seen include ...

6. Jack Lord

Actor | Dr. No

Jack Lord will probably be best remembered as Steve McGarrett in the long running television series Hawaii Five-O (1968), but he was much more than that however. He starred in several movies, directed several episodes of his show, was in several Broadway productions, and was an accomplished artist....

7. Anthony Dawson

Actor | Dial M for Murder

Long-faced, emaciated-looking character actor with a thin mustache and an impeccable English accent, Anthony Dawson was typecast in a variety of villainous roles in the 1950s and 1960s.

He was born Anthony Douglas Gillon Dawson in Edinburgh, Scotland, to Ida Violet (Kittel) and Eric Francis Dawson. ...

8. Lotte Lenya

Actress | From Russia with Love

Lotte Lenya was a Tony Award-winning and Academy award-nominated actress and singer who is best remembered for her supporting role as Rosa Klebb in the classic Bond film From Russia with Love (1963).

She was born Karoline Wilhelmine Charlotte Blaumauer on October 18, 1898, in Vienna, Austria (at ...

9. Daniela Bianchi

Actress | From Russia with Love

Daniela Bianchi is an Italian actress, best known for her role of Bond girl Tatiana Romanova in From Russia with Love (1963). She Finished 1st Runner Up in Miss Universe 1960 Competition, enough to get the attentions of Bond movie producers who chose her over 200 female prospects for the role of ...

10. Martine Beswick

Actress | Thunderball

Born to British parents in Port Antonio, Jamaica, Martine Beswick did some brief modeling and pageant entering before seeking a career in films. She allegedly once won a "Miss Autoville" contest and won a car only to sell it in order to move to and study acting in London. A minor break for her ...

11. Vladek Sheybal

Actor | From Russia with Love

Looking back at his filmography, it isn't difficult to imagine Vladek Sheybal in a scene, lobbing Molotov cocktails at advancing German troops, against a backdrop of war-torn Warsaw. However, this part of his life played out for real. A member of the Polish underground, he was twice captured and ...

12. Aliza Gur

Actress | From Russia with Love

Aliza Gur was born Aliza Gross in Ramat Gan, Israel, in 1944. She was Miss Israel of 1960 in the Miss Universe pageant, placing in the top 15. Her parents had fled Germany during the rise to power of Nazi leader Adolf Hitler and they eventually settled in Israel, where she and her brother were born.

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13. Peter Madden

Actor | The Message

Peter Madden was born on August 9, 1904 in Ipoh, Malaysia as Dudley Frederick Peter Butler-Madden. He was an actor, known for The Message (1976), The Avengers (1961) and From Russia with Love (1963). He was married to Mary Jordan. He died on February 24, 1976 in Bognor Regis, West Sussex, England.

14. Desmond Llewelyn

Actor | GoldenEye

Desmond Llewelyn was born in South Wales in 1914, the son of a coal mining engineer. In high school, he worked as a stagehand in the school's productions and then picked up sporadic small parts. His family would not give up their effort to prevent him from a life on stage, so an uncle who was a ...

15. Pedro Armendáriz

Actor | From Russia with Love

Born in Mexican revolution times, Pedro Armendáriz was the first child of Mexican Pedro Armendáriz García-Conde and American Adele Hastings. He was raised in Churubusco, then a suburb of Mexico City, before the family traveled to Laredo, Texas. They lived there until 1921, the year Armendáriz' ...

16. Eunice Gayson

Actress | Dr. No

Eunice Gayson was an English actress best known for playing Sylvia Trench, James Bond's girlfriend in the first two Bond films (Dr. No and From Russia with Love). Originally, Gayson was to be cast as Miss Moneypenny, but that part went to Lois Maxwell instead.

Gayson was originally to have been a ...

17. Robert Shaw

Actor | A Man for All Seasons

Robert Archibald Shaw was born on August 9, 1927, in Westhoughton, Lancashire, England, the eldest son of Doreen Nora (Avery), a nurse, and Thomas Archibald Shaw, a doctor. His paternal grandfather was Scottish, from Argyll. Shaw's mother, who was born in Piggs Peak, Swaziland, met his father while...

18. Gert Fröbe

Actor | Goldfinger

Tall, portly built German born actor (and talented violinist) who notched up over 100 film appearances, predominantly in German-language productions. He will forever be remembered by Western audiences as the bombastic megalomaniac "Auric Goldfinger" trying to kill Sean Connery and irradiate the ...

19. Honor Blackman

Actress | Goldfinger

Comparing this sultry-eyed blonde to Greta Garbo and Marlene Dietrich may seem a bit overzealous, but Honor Blackman's stylish allure over the years cannot be denied.

One of four children, Blackman was born in London's East End to a statistician father employed with the civil service and a homemaker ...

20. Tania Mallet

Actress | Goldfinger

Tania Mallet was born in Blackpool, England. Her English-born mother, Olga Mironoff, was of Russian descent, and had been a beautiful chorus girl. Her father was a successful English car salesman, Henry Mallet. Her parents divorced and Olga remarried, to George Dawson, with whom she had three sons....

21. Shirley Eaton

Actress | Goldfinger

Long before Bea Arthur, Estelle Getty and company showed up in 80s TV households, Hollywood had, in effect, its own original "Golden Girl"...literally...in the form of stunning British actress Shirley Eaton. Although she found definitive cult stardom in 1964 with her final golden moment in a ...

22. Harold Sakata

Actor | Goldfinger

The most famous henchman of the entire James Bond series of spy thrillers, Harold Sakata will forever be remembered as the villainous "Odd Job" in the ultimate Bond film, Goldfinger (1964), with his lethal martial arts and steel-brimmed bowler hat. He was born Toshiyuki Sakata in Hawaii, of ...

23. Martin Benson

Actor | The Omen

Martin Benson was born on August 10, 1918 in London, England. He was an actor and writer, known for The Omen (1976), Goldfinger (1964) and The Message (1976). He was married to Joy and Joan Hayward. He died on February 28, 2010 in Markyate, Hertfordshire, England.

24. Cec Linder

Actor | Goldfinger

Cec Linder was born on March 10, 1921 in Timmins, Ontario, Canada. He was an actor, known for Goldfinger (1964), Lolita (1962) and Quatermass and the Pit (1958). He died on April 10, 1992 in Toronto, Ontario.

25. Bill Nagy

Actor | Goldfinger

Bill Nagy was born on February 21, 1921 in Hungary as Paul William Nagy. He was an actor, known for Goldfinger (1964), Danger Man (1960) and The Long Shadow (1961). He died on January 19, 1973 in London, England.

26. Michael Mellinger

Actor | Goldfinger

Michael Mellinger was born on May 30, 1929 in Kochel, Bavaria as Michael Andreas Mellinger. He is known for his work on Goldfinger (1964), Gladiator (2000) and Dirty Pretty Things (2002). He was married to Renee Goddard. He died on March 17, 2004 in London, England.

27. Peter Cranwell

Actor | Goldfinger

Peter Cranwell was born on July 21, 1925. He was an actor, known for Goldfinger (1964), Chicago in the Roaring 20's (1965) and The Fighting Prince of Donegal (1966). He died on July 12, 1997 in London.

28. Nadja Regin

Actress | Goldfinger

This cosmopolitan actress is best remembered for appearing as different characters in two early James Bond films. Multilingual Nadezda "Nadja" Poderegin hailed from Kraljevo, a town in present day Serbia (then Yugoslavia). Her father, a Ukrainian-born scientist and lecturer, was killed during World...

29. Richard Vernon

Actor | Goldfinger

Richard Vernon began acting near the end of his wartime service with the Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve, producing, directing and starring in a production of George Bernard Shaw's 'Heartbreak House' for the Combined Services Club. After being demobbed, he then completed his training at the Central ...

30. Margaret Nolan

Actress | Goldfinger

Today Margaret Nolan is probably best remembered for her role as 'Dink' in Goldfinger (1964) and her "Carry On..." films roles.

Born in 1943 in London, Margaret Nolan had a career as a glamour model under the name of Vicki Kennedy, even posing for Playboy magazine. Entering films in 1963 in Saturday...

31. John McLaren

Actor | Goldfinger

John McLaren was born on October 10, 1911 in Keoma, Alberta, Canada. He was an actor and writer, known for Goldfinger (1964), The Avengers (1961) and The Wind of Change (1961). He was married to Hella Toros. He died on May 10, 1970 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

32. Alf Joint

Actor | Goldfinger

Alf Joint was born on September 22, 1927 in Hertfordshire, England as Alfred Charles Richard Joint. He is known for his work on Goldfinger (1964), Superman (1978) and Outland (1981). He was married to Daphne M M Chai-tsai. He died on July 25, 2005 in Hertfordshire.

33. Gerry Duggan

Actor | Goldfinger

Gerry Duggan was born in 1909 in Dublin, Ireland, UK. He was an actor, known for Goldfinger (1964), Four Desperate Men (1959) and McCloud (1970). He died on March 27, 1992 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.



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