RIP, Honor Blackman! The famous James Bond beauty loses battle of life at 94

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British actress Honor Blackman, who became the oldest 'Bond girl' when she starred across Sean Connery in Goldfinger, has died of old-age complications at the age of 94, reports said on Monday

Her family said she died peacefully of natural causes at home in Lewes, East Sussex. Read on:

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Blackman's martial arts training helped her win the role of lesbian pilot Pussy Galore, an associate of gold-obsessed Bond villain Goldfinger before becoming a Bond ally, in the third James Bond film.

"I was already a James Bond fan but I asked to read (the novel) Goldfinger before taking the part," she once admitted. "By the time I had read it, I was convinced it was absolutely me."

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Blackman, who had been a dispatch rider during the Second World War, however, came to public notice as the feisty, black-clad female agent in 1960s TV show "The Avengers".

Rest in peace, you beauty. You'll be forever missed. 

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(SOURCE: IANS)

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