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Ursula Andress

Born: 1936 AD
Currently alive, at 79 years of age.

Nationality: Swiss
Categories: Actresses


1936 - Born in Ostermundigen, Berne, Switzerland on the 19th of March.

1957 - She was married to actor director John Derek.

1962 - Started her career as an art model in Rome, which led to her first roles in the active Italian movie industry. She became famous as Honey Ryder, a shell diver and James Bond's object of desire in Dr. No , the first Bond movie.

1963 - She won a Golden Globe for Best Promising Newcomer.

         - She co-starred with the king of rock 'n' roll Elvis Presley.

1965 - She posed nude for a picture for Playboy.

1966 - The marriage ended in divorce due to her well publicized love affair with French actor Jean Paul Belmondo.

1967 - She also appeared in the parody Bond movie Casino Royale as Vesper Lynd.

1981 - Clash of the Titans, she starred opposite legendary English actor Sir Laurence Olivier.

1981 - She had a son, Dimitri, with American actor Harry Hamlin, her co-star in the film Clash of the Titans.

1995 - She was chosen by Empire magazine as one of the "100 Sexiest Stars in film history."

2003 - In a UK Survey by Channel 4, her entrance in Dr. No was voted #1 in "the 100 Greatest Sexy Moments".

2004 - Selma Blair played Caprice whose stage name was Ursula Udders, a possible play on Ursula Andress.


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