Maud Adams
Actress, model
Maud Adams
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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The 10 Highest-Grossing James Bond Films Of All Time
Business Insider - over 4 years
Friday marks the 50th anniversary of the release of "Dr. No," the first James Bond film. Half a century after Sean Connery first portrayed the womanizing, gadget-savvy secret agent, fans around the world will be celebrating what has been dubbed Global Bond Day. Cities ranging from London to New York to Toronto are holding events to showcase the popularity of 007 and its prevalence in pop culture. New York, for example, is hosting a film retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art.  Over the last five decades, 22 Bond films have been released, with the 23rd coming out next month. Six actors–Sean Connery, George Lazenby, Roger Moore, Timothy Dalton, Pierce Brosnan, and Daniel Craig–have played James Bond, with Roger Moore beating the pack with seven total films. See which leading men drew the most money from movie-goers. 10. "Thunderball" (1965): $141.2 million Bond Actor: Sean Connery The fourth film in the Bond series was the last directed by Terence Young. It won the Aca ...
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Bond Girl unhappy with 007's beer
BigPond News - almost 5 years
Former Bond girl, Maud Adams, is unhappy James Bond is going to be seen drinking a beer in the new movie.
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Telly Savalas Takes His Bald Head To The Stage - Village Voice (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Tom DiMenna doing a swell impression of the macho man actor, swiveling back from the dead to tell stories about looking for Peter Falk's missing eye and playing with Maud Adams' fiery libido. "What are you looking at, abyss?" says Telly when he notices
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Slottet är redo för nya stjärnbråk - Expressen
Google News - over 5 years
2006: Maud Adams, Mona Malm, Peter Harryson, Börje Ahl- stedt och Sven-Bertil Taube. 2007: Britt Ekland, Arja Saijonmaa, Jan Malmsjö, Magnus Härenstam och Peter Stormare. 2008: Kjerstin Dellert, Christina Schollin, Jonas Gardell, Janne "Loffe" Carlsson
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Les meilleurs films de ce jeudi 28 juillet - Télé Moustique
Google News - over 5 years
Avec James Caan, Maud Adams. En 2018, la planète se passionne pour un jeu ultraviolent, laissant le pouvoir aux technocrates. Jewison signe un film de politique-fiction visionnaire et musclé (les matches de rollerball sont d'une rare brutalité) et
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Szovjet tornászlány volt James Bond leendő nője - hvg.hu
Google News - over 5 years
Egyetlen színésznő tudott csak duplázni, de az sem ér, hisz Maud Adams 1974-ben Az aranypisztolyos férfiben osztozott Roger Moore-on Britt Eklanddal, majd 1983-ban visszatért a Polipkában Moore mellé. A következő Bond-film forgatása három hónap múlva
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Linda Christian: First Bond Girl - LIFE.com
Google News - over 5 years
Before there was Honor Blackman, Halle Berry, Maud Adams, Eva Green, or even Lois Maxwell, there was Linda Christian, a 31-year-old Mexican actress who had the distinction of being the very first Bond girl (as well as the second wife of screen legend
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The James Bond Chronicles: 'The Spy Who Loved Me' (with All-New Rating System!) - Big Hollywood
Google News - over 5 years
but still cannot explain the plot to you The only reason Octopussy isn't the worse is the slight, at a distance, nude scene by Maud Adams. Otherwise, it sucks. And the movie had absolutely nothing to do with the book. Also Mr Meyers mentioned "US and
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Ways With Words: Highlights of 2011 - Telegraph.co.uk
Google News - over 5 years
Octopussy was the exotic beauty played by Swedish model Maud Adams in 1983. Melvyn Bragg was presented by the Telegraph with a two-volume first edition copy of Wordsworth's poems to honour Bragg's service to furthering ideas and his support for 20
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UPI NewsTrack Quirks in the News - UPI.com
Google News - over 5 years
"I would rather not be a villain -- I would rather be Octopussy," Rimington said, referring to Maud Adams' character in the 1983 film of the same name. Rimington retired from MI5 in 1996 and used her experience to become a novelist writing a series of
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Great Bad Movie Alert: Angel III: The Final Chapter - Village Voice (blog)
Google News - almost 6 years
Michelle is being kept captive by the evil whore lord Nadine (former Bond girl Maud Adams), who regularly ships the girls far, far away in exchange for cocaine imports, then stamps "Delivered" on their head shots. Before this can happen to poor
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CRITIC'S NOTEBOOK; For Soaring Theater, Imagination Trumps The Latest Technology
NYTimes - almost 6 years
Oh, for the wings of a dove. Or an eagle, or even a chickadee. I mean, anything that might help an earthbound actor flap his way off a stage. There's so much flying going on in the theater these days you wonder if an aviator's license won't soon be mandatory for participation in a Broadway or West End production. Then why do I get the feeling that
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TV REVIEW | 'HOW TO LOOK GOOD NAKED'; New Fitness Instruction: Sing the Body Eclectic
NYTimes - about 9 years
''How to Look Good Naked,'' a new series on Lifetime, bears a title provocative not for its suggestion of sex but rather for its intimation of futility. To a great many people older than 26, ''How to Look Good Naked'' sounds an awful lot like ''How to Build a Global Brand Just Like Steve Jobs, Before the Next Rose Bowl.'' The series, a remake of
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WHAT'S ON TONIGHT
NYTimes - about 10 years
9 P.M. (Sci Fi) BASILISK: THE SERPENT KING -- Call out the military. Alert the archaeologists. In this made-for-television thriller, an eclipse rouses a mythical creature whose gaze turns its victims to stone. Yancy Butler (above) plays an alluring thief -- and the only person on Earth who can stop this monster. 8 P.M. (Fox) COPS -- ''Bad Girls
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WEDDINGS/CELEBRATIONS: VOWS; Amber Freeman and Jamie Vanderbilt
NYTimes - almost 12 years
IT sounds like the ultimate American aristocratic wedding: a Vanderbilt marries a Hutton, and they live happily, or at least very comfortably, ever after. But James P. Vanderbilt, a successful screenwriter who goes by Jamie, swears it isn't quite so. Mr. Vanderbilt, a descendant of Cornelius Vanderbilt, and a grandson of Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt, a
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AT HOME WITH: DEWEY NICKS; In Hollywood, Life Imitates B-Movie Art
NYTimes - over 18 years
DEWEY NICKS'S ebullient fashion photography reminds you that people have forgotten how to have fun in fashion. Dewey and Stephanie Nicks's ebullient life style reminds you that people have forgotten how to have fun in life. Take, for example, the night Frank Sinatra died. The rest of the country might have popped ''Songs for Swinging Lovers'' on
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CHARLTON HESTON IN A 'NAIROBI AFFAIR'
NYTimes - over 32 years
CHARLTON HESTON, he who once was Moses in the movies, gets himself embroiled in some sticky stretching of the Ten Commandments in the television movie ''Nairobi Affair'' on CBS at 9 this evening. The still fairly lean and stalwart actor plays the owner of a Kenyan safari camp who is having an affair with his estranged son's former wife. Heston fans
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JAMES BOND MEETS 'OCTOPUSSY'
NYTimes - over 33 years
LET'S face it: the sensationally successful and long-lived James Bond films will not quit, and for good reason. They are ''Star Wars'' fantasies for the middle-aged of all ages. ''Octopussy,'' the 13th in the series that began with ''Dr. No'' in 1961, is actually better than most. The film, which opens today at the National and other theaters,
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WHEN IT'S A MOVIE, NOT A FILM
NYTimes - almost 34 years
IN the 1974 Broadway musical ''Mack and Mabel,'' a song called ''When Movies Were Movies'' summed up the movie maker Mack Sennett's credo: ''No one pretended that what we were doing was art.'' In Coming Attractions, which is unashamedly being called a movie fan's - or fanatic's - magazine, as opposed to a film buff's magazine, its editor and
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Maud Adams
    FIFTIES
  • 2000
    Age 55
    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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  • 1999
    Age 54
    She married her current husband, private mediator and retired judge, Charles Rubin, in 1999.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1994
    Age 49
    She hosted the Swedish TV show Kafé Luleå in 1994 and played a guest role in the Swedish soap opera Vita lögner in 1998.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1983
    Age 38
    Adams parlayed her performance to a US television series Emerald Point NAS in 1983 and 1984, but was unable to sustain her high profile, falling back on second rate material such as Jane and the Lost City in 1987.
    More Details Hide Details In September of that year she also appeared in Playboy in an issue on the Bond Girls.
    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.
    More Details Hide Details Adams had Swedish co-stars on her three Bond films, Britt Ekland as Mary Goodnight in The Man with the Golden Gun, in Octopussy both Kristina Wayborn as Magda and Mary Stävin as an Octopussy girl, she was also an extra in A View to a Kill (1985) and there played with Mary Stävin as agent Kimberley Jones and Dolph Lundgren as Venz. While portraying a Bond girl has not always indicated continued success as an actress, Adams comments, "Looking back on it, how can you not really enjoy the fact that you were a Bond Girl? It's pop culture and to be part of that is very nice."
  • TWENTIES
  • 1970
    Age 25
    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.
    More Details Hide Details In the 1970s, she guest-starred in such American TV series as Hawaii Five-O and Kojak. Adams was catapulted to international fame as the doomed mistress of the villain in The Man with the Golden Gun with Roger Moore and Christopher Lee, where her performance was reviewed as "tough but haunted". In short order, she appeared in Norman Jewison's futuristic Rollerball, several European films, and in the steamy obsession thriller Tattoo with Bruce Dern.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1963
    Age 18
    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.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1945
    Age 0
    Born on February 12, 1945.
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