Tania as Tilly in Goldfinger (Picture: 007)Today it emerged Bond girl Tania Mallet had died aged 77.
The actress starred as Tilly Masterton in 1964’s Goldfinger, opposite Sean Connery in the iconic 007 role.
It’s reported she passed away over the weekend, with the official James Bond Twitter account confirming the news and sharing a tribute to the late actor.
‘We are very sorry to hear that Tania Mallet who played Tilly Masterson in GOLDFINGER has passed away,’ the message read.
‘Our thoughts are with her family and friends at this sad time.’
She was 77 (Picture: Getty Images)It didn’t take long before fan sites dedicated top the long-running franchise began paying their respects to the actress on social media.
Bondstars.com wrote: ‘Unfortunately we must share the very sad news that our dear friend Tania Mallet has sadly passed away.
‘She was a very classy and beautiful lady inside and out.’
Metro.co.uk contacted Eon Productions for comment.
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