Eunice Gayson

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Eunice Gayson (17 March 1928, Croydon, Surrey – 8 June 2018)[1] was an English actress. She was best known for playing Sylvia Trench, James Bond's girlfriend in the first two Bond movies (Dr. No and From Russia with Love). She was the first official Bond girl.[2][3] Gayson was going to be cast as Miss Moneypenny, but that part went to Lois Maxwell instead.

Gayson died on 8 June 2018 in London, aged 90.[4]

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  1. Gayson, Eunice (2012). The Fist Lady of Bond - My Autobiography. Cambridge: Signum Books. p. 9. ISBN 978-0-956-65347-5.
  2. Masters, Tim (1 October 2012). "James Bond: How Dr No's Eunice Gayson made film history". Bbc.com. Retrieved 25 July 2015.
  3. Hendry, Steve (16 September 2012). "First Bond girl Eunice Gayson reveals how she helped Sean Connery overcome nerves with stiff drink". Daily Record. Retrieved 25 July 2015.
  4. "'First Bond girl' Eunice Gayson dies". Bbc.com. 9 June 2018. Retrieved 9 June 2018.

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