"Kent" <***@ixnayonthesamspay-deadoraliveinfo.com> wrote in message
> I'll go against the grain by giving a serious answer to the question.
> Tania Mallet played Tilly Masterson in the James Bond movie "Goldfinger".
> According to the IMDb, it was her only role.
You left out her 'Behind The Scenes with Goldfinger' (1995).
> I know opinions can vary, of course, but I'd say she was pretty fine
What do you mean, 'pretty fine'? Very Fine. Extremely Fine.
<maybe even Uncirculated>
I remember her scenes in driving with and separately from "James Bond."
A shame she got "knocked off" in the film by Oddjob's flying hat.
Is she really 65 now? Just the other day she was a gorgeous 23.
> Here is a "where are they now" article about her from last year.
That's a keep web site, and she looks terrific for 64.
"In 1963 she was considered for the role of the lead Bond girl in From
Russia With Love (1963), but she didn't get it. However, the following year
she was cast in the next Bond film, Goldfinger (1964), playing the ill-fated
Tilly Masterson. She agreed to appear in "Goldfinger" as an experiment. She
was earning £2,000 a week as a model, and after much bargaining managed to
secure only £150 a week as her fee for the film. She claimed that she could
not afford to continue working as an actress, because she was earning more
as a model.
Tania had mixed feelings about her time on "Goldfinger." Filming was fun,
but in her personal life her long-time boyfriend had died at the same time.
She took a couple of other tiny roles in smaller films, including Michael
Winner's "Girls, Girls, Girls," but had no desire to pursue a career as an
How come "Girls, Girls, Girls" and those other films the bio mentioned
wasn't listed in her resume?
This quote from her doesn't make any sense if she appeared in other
"If you're only going to make one movie in life, then why not