British actress Honor Blackman, one of the James Bond girls most famous for her role as Pussy Galore in “Goldfinger,” died Monday at the age of 94, her family said.
“She died peacefully, from natural causes, in her home in Sussex (South of England), surrounded by her family“Announced in a statement his two adopted children, Barnaby and Lottie, and his four grandchildren.
Honor Blackman became a real star in 1964, playing at the age of 38 Pussy Galore, partner of the British spy James Bond, then played by Sean Connery, in “Goldfinger», The third part of the series.
A cult scene
If her character ends up yielding to the charms of the spy, the scene where she rejects his advances of an impeccable martial art catch, landing James Bond on the straw of a barn, is one of the most famous of franchise.
“In addition to being an adored mother and grandmother, Honor was an extremely prolific actress“, Wanted to pay tribute to her children, according to whom the”beauty, brain and physical prowess“Rubbed shoulders with her”a unique voice and a true work ethic“
Honor Blackman has also acted in numerous “theatrical productions of our time“They recalled, like”My Fair Lady“,”The Sound of Music” or “Cabaret“