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Ursula Andress

Ursula Andress (born 19 March 1936) is a Swiss actress and sex symbol of the 1960′s. She is most famously known for her role as Bond girl Honey Rider in the first James Bond movie, Dr. No (1962), for which she won a Golden Globe.

Andress has co-starred with Elvis Presley in the 1963 film, Fun in Acapulco, with Frank Sinatra in 4 for Texas (1963), opposite Marcello Mastroianni in The 10th Victim (1965), and as the countess in The Blue Max (1966). She also appeared in the Bond satire Casino Royale (1967) as Vesper Lynd, an occasional spy who persuades Evelyn Tremble, (played by Peter Sellers), to carry out a mission.

Known to horror/sci-fi fans for her roles in She (1965), and The Mountain of the Cannibal God (1978), and Clash of the Titans (1981), in which she co-starred with Laurence Olivier. In 1995, Andress was chosen by Empire magazine as one of the “100 Sexiest Stars in film history.”

3 responses

  1. Gary

    Ah Dr No! Fantastic film. A few nice memories there. Not mentioning the obvious.

    March 19, 2012 at 7:51 pm

    • Those early Bond films are all fantastic… especially the obvious!

      March 19, 2012 at 10:51 pm

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