British actress Honor Blackman , known for playing Cathy Gale in "The Avengers" and "Bond girl" Pussy Galore, has died at 94, her family reported in a statement sent to The Guardian newspaper on Monday.
The note clarified that the artist, whose career spanned eight decades, died of "natural causes", "in peace" and accompanied by her family at their Lewes home in Sussex County, thus ruling out any connection to the epidemic. of coronavirus.
"She was beloved and her two sons Barnaby and Lottie, and her grandchildren Daisy, Oscar, Olive and Toby will greatly miss her," the statement said, highlighting her "extraordinary combination of beauty, brain and physical strength."
He also recalled that, thanks to his "enormous creative talent, unique voice and work ethic", Honor achieved "unparalleled icon status" in the "world of film and entertainment" , which contributed to creating "some of the best movies and theatrical productions of our time. "
In addition to her roles in the popular television series "The Avengers," created in 1961, and in the James Bond film "Goldfinger" (1964), she will also be remembered for portraying Hera in "Jason and the Argonauts." "(1963) and Laura West in the television comedy series" The Upper Hand "during the 1990s.
Among theatrical appearances, the family included in the note their works in "The Sound of Music" ("Smiles and tears"), "My Fair Lady" and "Cabaret".
In recent years, the actress toured across the country playing herself in the show "Honor Blackman," in which she recalled "her amazing life, her beginnings, her family, and her rise to stardom with her usual sense of humor and perspective, "according to the statement.
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