Former James Bond girl Honor Blackman dies aged 94

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New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Apr 07, 2020, 03:53 PM(IST)

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Honor Blackman had become a household name in the 1960s as Cathy Gale in ‘The Avengers’.

Former James Bond girl Honor Blackman, died aged 94. 

Honor Blackman had become a household name in the 1960s as Cathy Gale in ‘The Avengers’.

She died of natural causes unrelated to coronavirus. 

Her family, in a statement said, “It’s with great sadness that we have to announce the death of Honor Blackman, aged 94. She died peacefully of natural causes at her home in Lewes, Sussex, surrounded by her family. She was much loved and will be greatly missed by her two children Barnaby and Lottie, and grandchildren Daisy, Oscar, Olive and Toby.”

“As well as being a much-adored mother and grandmother, Honor was an actor of hugely prolific creative talent; with an extraordinary combination of beauty, brains and physical prowess, along with her unique voice and a dedicated work ethic, she achieved an unparalleled iconic status in the world of film and entertainment and with absolute commitment to her craft and total professionalism in all her endeavours she contributed to some of the great films and theatre productions of our times.”

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