In France, the famous French actress Claudine Auger died, who played the role of the James Bond girl in the 1965 Thunderball. BB this edition reported Le Monde.
According to the newspaper, Auger passed away on December 18 in Paris after a long illness. She was 78 years old.
Claudine Auger was born on April 26, 1941 in Paris. She graduated from the College of Saint Joan of Arc and the Higher National Conservatory of Music and Dance of France.
In the movie, she made her debut in the film “Christina” directed by Pierre-Gaspard Yui (1958) while still at school. Then she became interested in theater. In 1960, Auger starred in the film “Testament of Orpheus” by Jean Cocteau.
Auger gained world fame by playing the role of Dominic Derval in the film about the British secret agent James Bond, played by Sean Connery.
In 1990, the actress starred in the Italian detective series Octopus 5. In total, during her career, Claudine Auger has played in almost eight dozen films and television series.
In 1958, Auger represented France in the Miss World contest.