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Penelope Cruz To Be Oldest Bond Girl

3rd June 2013

Penelope Cruz is to become the oldest ever Bond Girl - aged 40. The brunette actress - who turns 40 next April - looks set to star in the as-yet untitled 24th Bond movie, which...

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Honor Blackman's Pneumonia Battle

25th October 2012

British actress Honor Blackman is recovering from a bout of pneumonia.The former Bond girl, 87, fell ill earlier this year (12) and saw her weight plummet as she battled the potentially life-threatening lung condition....

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Honor Blackman Slams Sean Connery Over Tax

27th August 2012

Former Bond girl Honor Blackman has taken aim at her Goldfinger co-star Sir Sean Connery, insisting she "strongly disapproves" of his decision to leave the U.K. for financial reasons.Connery, who lives in the Bahamas, has...

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Unseen Bond Photos Unearthed

11th February 2011

A batch of unseen photographs by celebrity snapper TERRY O'NEILL, including a racy shoot featuring BOND girl HONOR BLACKMAN, has been discovered after almost 50 years.The unpublished images from early 007 movie shoots were found...

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Blackman's Birthday Tribute To Connery

25th August 2010

Actress HONOR BLACKMAN has paid tribute to 007 legend SEAN CONNERY on his 80th birthday, branding him the "best Bond ever" and the "sexiest man" she knows.The Brit starred alongside Connery in 1964 Bond blockbuster...

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Bond Girls Invade Abbey Road

13th November 2009

Former BOND girls JOANNA LUMLEY and HONOR BLACKMAN channelled the spirit of THE BEATLES for a charity CD - by recording it at the Fab Four's favourite Abbey Road studios.The pair was among a horde...

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Blackman Snubbed Macnee's Nudist Invite

9th July 2009

Former BOND girl HONOR BLACKMAN once turned down a saucy offer from her THE AVENGERS co-star PATRICK MACNEE - he invited her to watch him play tennis naked.MACnee starred opposite Blackman in the classic 60s...

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The Things They Say 12818

7th July 2009

"I'm lucky. I didn't ever have any problems with drugs. I was going to say they weren't around so much but that's not true. I was just too busy to notice. And I have never...

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Pinto To Be A Bond Girl?

13th March 2009

FREIDA PINTO could soon join the ranks of HALLE BERRY, URSULA ANDRESS and HONOR BLACKMAN as the new BOND girl - the SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE star has reportedly been invited to audition for the next 007...

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Formula For 'Perfect Voice' Found

31st May 2008

Mariella Frostrup, Dame Judi Dench and Honor Blackman make up the perfect female voice, according to researchers.The most appealing male voices are Alan Rickman, Jeremy Irons and Michael Gambon, the research also found.Linguistics professor Andrew...

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Fascinating Fact 5391

30th May 2008

DAME JUDI DENCH and British actress HONOR BLACKMAN make up the perfect female voice, according to a new study. The research, conducted by linguistics at Sheffield University, England, claims the most appealing male voice is...

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Blackman: 'Moore's Age Benefitted Bond'

18th April 2008

Former JAMES BOND star SIR ROGER MOORE achieved his classic turn as the superspy because he was older - according to ex-Bond girl HONOR BLACKMAN. The 82-year-old British actress played Pussy Galore in the 1964...

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The Things They Say 7667

19th March 2008

"I don't know how people can bear to be obese, their thighs clanking together." Former BOND girl HONOR BLACKMAN has no sympathy for people who are overweight.

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Blackman Was A War-time Biker

25th June 2007

Former BOND girl HONOR BLACKMAN ditched her feminine charms during the war - and spent several years atop a motorbike. The star, who played the glamorous Pussy Galore in Goldfinger, rode the mean machine during...

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Blackman Prefers Avengers Hero To Bond

27th April 2007

Former BOND girl HONOR BLACKMAN preferred working with The Avengers star PATRICK MACNEE over 007 heart-throb SIR SEAN CONNERY, because she found the Scots actor "hard work". The 79-year-old actress played Pussy Galore alongside Connery's...

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Fascinating Fact 3074

3rd April 2007

Veteran Bond girl HONOR BLACKMAN returned to London's West End stage for the first time in 20 years last night (02APR07). She is starring in CABARET at the Lyceum Theatre....

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The Things They Say 4365

28th March 2007

"I was very, very hot at the time." Veteran actress HONOR BLACKMAN explains how she won the role of PUSSY GALORE in the 1964 JAMES BOND movie GOLDFINGER....

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Blackman Loved Craig, Hated Casino Royale Violence

28th March 2007

Veteran Bond girl HONOR BLACKMAN has praised new 007 DANIEL CRAIG's performance in CASINO ROYALE, but was less convinced by the movie's violence. Blackman, who played PUSSY GALORE in 1964 classic GOLDFINGER, was taken aback...

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Blackman 'My Breasts Were Too Big For Film'

7th February 2007

Veteran actress HONOR BLACKMAN had problems securing a film part when she was younger - her breasts were considered too big. The glamorous actress, who played BOND girl PUSSY GALORE in 1964s GOLDFINGER and...

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Blackman And Kidd Back Domestic Abuse Campaign

1st February 2007

Veteran actress HONOR BLACKMAN and former supermodel JEMMA KIDD are backing a campaign highlighting domestic abuse - by appearing in a series of shocking photographs looking battered and bruised. The violent images are part of...

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Stars Line Up For Jury Programme

12th December 2006

Jeffrey Archer will be seeing a new side of the court when he takes part in a new television project.The disgraced former politician was convicted and imprisoned for perjury in 2000 but in The Verdict...

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Connery Voted Best Bond, Goldfinger Best 007 Film

2nd November 2006

Veteran actor SIR SEAN CONNERY has been named the best JAMES BOND and his 1964 007 movie GOLDFINGER the best Bond film, in a new survey. Connery, who was the first actor to portray the...

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Vivien Leigh Hailed As Britain's Greatest Beauty

6th September 2006

Late British screen star VIVIEN LEIGH has been voted the most beautiful British woman of all time - beating KATE MOSS and ELIZABETH TAYLOR to the accolade. The GONE WITH THE WIND actress, who topped...

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Connery Is Sexiest Male Pensioner

9th May 2006

Scottish screen icon SIR SEAN CONNERY has beaten STAR TREK actor PATRICK STEWART to be voted Britain's sexiest male pensioner. The former JAMES BOND star swept the poll, winning over half of the votes, while,...

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Blackman: 'I Floored Wrestling Champ'

21st April 2006

Ageing BOND girl HONOR BLACKMAN once knocked out a champion wrestler while filming a fight scene in 1960s TV series THE AVENGERS. The 78-year-old glamour queen, who played leather-sporting judo expert CATHY GALE in the...

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Watts Tipped For 007 Role

29th December 2005

Blonde beauty NAOMI WATTS has been tipped to follow in HALLE BERRY, HONOR BLACKMAN and BRITT EKLAND's footsteps as the next BOND girl. The Australian actress reportedly wowed 007 bosses in her role as...

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Theron Steps In As Bond Babe Favourite

7th December 2005

CHARLIZE THERON has reportedly replaced ANGELINA JOLIE as director MARTIN CAMPBELL's first choice for the latest Bond girl role. The MONSTER star has bewitched Campbell and executives at Sony, according to website Scotsman.com, and...

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Malkovich Plays Kubrick Conman

23rd November 2005

JOHN MALKOVICH is to play the conman who convinced Britain he was reclusive movie mogul STANLEY KUBRICK in the early 1990s in a new film. The BEING JOHN MALKOVICH star will play ALAN CONWAY...

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Blackman Fools Foreign Fans

1st September 2005

Ageing glamour queen HONOR BLACKMAN has a huge fanbase in Eastern Europe - but she suspects her admirers are oblivious of how old she is. The 77-year-old actress, who set male hearts a-flutter in...

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Blackman Calls For Black Bond

18th May 2005

HONOR BLACKMAN is urging JAMES BOND filmmakers to recruit a "black or Asian" actor to succeed PIERCE BROSNAN. Despite unconfirmed reports Brosnan has been reinstated as 007 after being ditched from the franchise, Black...

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