By the time Eunice Gayson played James
Bond's girlfriend Sylvia Trench in "Dr No" and "From
Russia With Love" she had already become one of the
first reality TV stars. Her leading men included Sean Connery
and Roger Moore, and at the height of her fame she co-starred
in a record-breaking run of "The Sound of Music." But
when her second marriage fell apart and the roles dried
up she was arrested for shoplifting.
This is the inside story on some of the
best-loved films ever made, and how the original Bond girl
came back from
the depths of despair.
About The Author
Eunice Gayson is best remembered for co-starring with Sean
Connery in the first two James Bond films, but her career
also included appearances in such cult classics as The
Saint and The Avengers, as well as starring roles in lavish
stage productions of The Sound of Music and Sondheim's
Into the Woods. She married her first husband live on American
television. With her second husband she had a daughter
who appeared in the James Bond film GoldenEye. Now semi-retired
from acting, Eunice divides her time between houses in
London and Spain.
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