James Bond actress Honor Blackman dies aged 94

James Bond Actress Honor Blackman dies at 94
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The British actress, Honor Blackman, who starred as Pussy Galore in the James Bond movie Goldfinger has died at the age of 94.

According to the family source, her death was peaceful and of a natural cause in her home in Lewes, located East of Sussex.

Blackman is famous for starring opposite Patrick Macnee as Cathy Gale in the TV series The Avengers in the 1960s. In addition, Blackman and Macnee’s novelty hit, 1964’s Kinky Boots, was highly successful, reaching the top 10 in 1990.

Blackman also stared in the 1990s TV series, the upper hand as the Argonauts and Laura west, and as Hera in Jason.

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In her family’s statement, it says, “In addition to being a loving mother and grandmother, Honor was a talented and creative talent.”

It went on to describe her as an extraordinary blend of brains, beauty, and physical prowess. Also, she had an excellent voice and was very hard working and gained the respect of everyone in the film and entertainment universe, becoming an icon.

Everyone knew that she was totally committed to her work. Also, She was the ultimate professional in all she did. And she contributed to some of the great movies and theatre release of our time. In conclusion, The statement ended by asking for privacy for the family at this difficult time.

According to David Williams, who is a comedian and a Bond lover, Blackman would “live forever” as pussy Galore.

Director Edgar Wright said he will always remember her as the “Original Avenger and the ultimate Bond Girl.”

About Blackman

Blackman was born in 1925 in Plaistow, east of London. She studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

She got the role of Pussy Galore, an associate of the criminal Auric Goldfinger in the Bond movie, because of her training in martial arts.

He character in Ian Fleming’s novel which was a lesbian and became an ally of Bond.

Blackman revealed that she was already a fan of Jams Bond. However, she had to read Goldfinger before taking part. After reading the part of her role, she said: “I was convinced it was totally me.”

In recent years, Blackman has been on tour in the UK with her show of Honor Blackman. The show reflected her long career in the entertainment industry.

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