Maud Adams

Actress + Model
Born Feb 12, 1945

Maud Solveig Christina Wikström, known professionally as Maud Adams, is a Swedish actress, known for her roles as two different Bond girls: in The Man with the Golden Gun (1974), and as the title character in Octopussy (1983).

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1945 Birth Born on February 12, 1945.


1963 18 Years Old She was discovered in 1963 in a shop by a photographer who asked to take her picture, a picture he submitted to the Miss Sweden contest arranged by the magazine Allers; from there her modeling career took off.


1970 25 Years Old Adams moved to Paris and later to New York City to work for Eileen Ford. At this time she was one of the highest paid and most exposed models in the world. Her acting career started when she was asked to appear in the 1970 movie The Boys in the Band, in which she played a photo-shoot model in the opening credits. … Read More


1983 38 Years Old 1 More Event
She was so well regarded by James Bond film series producer Albert Broccoli that she was asked to return as the title character in Octopussy in 1983, this time as the lead—an exotic and mysterious smuggler, also opposite Roger Moore. … Read More


1994 49 Years Old She hosted the Swedish TV show Kafé Luleå in 1994 and played a guest role in the Swedish soap opera Vita lögner in 1998.


1999 54 Years Old She married her current husband, private mediator and retired judge, Charles Rubin, in 1999.
2000 55 Years Old She guest-starred on That '70s Show in 2000, appearing as a bridesmaid to Tanya Roberts, along with Kristina Wayborn (her Octopussy co-star) and Barbara Carrera; all four share the title of Bond girl. Adams has remained close to the Bond producers, often attending Bond premieres and other events associated with the series. She also was the president of a cosmetics company called Scandinavian Biocosmetics. Adams's first marriage, from 1966–1975 to photographer Roy Adams, ended in divorce.
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