Claudine Auger, a French actress simplest identified for her work as the Bond girl Domino in the 1965 James Bond movie “Thunderball” opposite Sean Connery, has died. She was as soon as 78.
The legitimate James Bond Twitter epic shared the records of her passing Friday.
“It’s with gigantic sadness we have learnt that Claudine Auger, who performed Domino Derval in ‘Thunderball” (1965), has passed away at the age of 78,” @007 mentioned in an announcement. “Our suggestions are with her family and chums.”
Auger, born Claudine Oger, was as soon as a French enormous title who first won the Miss France festival in 1958 and was as soon as the runner up for Miss World that identical yr. She studied dramatic acting at the Conservatory in Paris and made her uncredited movie debut in 1958 in a movie called “Christine.” She was as soon as then stumbled on by the French auteur Jean Cocteau and appeared in his movie “Testomony of Orpheus” in 1960. She would later enormous title in films comparable to “The Iron Conceal” and “Within the French Vogue.”
Though the piece of Domino was as soon as at the delivery written as an Italian woman, Auger met “Thunderball” producer Kevin McClory whereas on vacation in Nassau, and McClory rewrote the piece to greater match Auger’s strengths.
Since her Bond days, Auger turned into an even bigger enormous title in European cinema, including in films and reveals comparable to “Fantastica” and “The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes.”
It’s with gigantic sadness we have learnt that Claudine Auger, who performed Domino Derval in THUNDERBALL (1965), has passed away at the age of 78. Our suggestions are with her family and chums. pic.twitter.com/pnH9rE8F69
— James Bond (@007) December 20, 2019
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