James Bond’s Honey Ryder – Ursula Andress

James Bond’s Honey Ryder – Ursula Andress

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In honor of the release up the upcoming James Bond film, Spectre, we are taking a look back at some of our favorite Bond actresses.

Kicking us off is Ursula Andress, who fittingly, starred in the very first Bond film, Dr. No, alongside Sean Connery in 1962.

Yes, talk about an amazing duo right there.

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Let’s set the scene…

Ursula, aka Honey Ryder, is a shell diver.

Bond ultimately needs Honey’s help.

In case you haven’t seen the film, we not only highly recommend you do watch it, but we won’t spill any other plot details.

Although, there is one more detail we need to share…

Part of Honey’s appearance has become synonymous with the movie and of being a Bond girl – her white bikini.

Now, time for some snaps to take you back to the beginning…

Here’s Connery and Ursula Andress in Dr. No from 1962…

Although not a Bond in a movie, the one-and-only James Dean with Ursula…

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Long before social media… #goddess

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And finally, a current-day tribute to Ursula at the 72nd Venice International Film Festival with the Ursula Bag by Luvé!

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We have a whole new respect for the classic white bikini