BOND girl Tania Mallet has died aged 77. We take a look back over the life and times of the actress. Who was Tania Mallet? Tania, 77, was born in Blackpool to father Henry Mallet and Russian mother Olga Mironoff. The star, a cousin of Dame Helen Mirren, started her career as a teen model going on to become one of the most famous faces of the 1950s and 1960s. Dame Helen even wrote about her in her 2007 memoir, telling how she spent all the money she earned on her family. When was Tania in James Bond? Legend has it a photo of Tania in bikini was sent to Bond producer Cubby Broccoli, who brought her in to screen test for the role of Tatiana Romanova in 1957 film From Russia With Love. She is said to have missed out on that part due to her English accent but landed a starring role in the third Bond film Goldfinger opposite Sean Connery in 1964. She played a vengeful sister out to kill Auric Goldfinger after he murdered her sibling by painting her from head to toe in gold paint. Tilly was killed off during the film when the baddie’s… Read full this story
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Who was Tania Mallet and how did she die? James Bond actress who starred in Goldfinger’s cause of death have 330 words, post on www.thesun.co.uk at April 1, 2019. This is cached page on The World Articles. If you want remove this page, please contact us.