Today, the Western media appeared information about the death of model and actress Tanya male. Alas, this is not a hoax: he died the star of the 60’s back on 30 March, what are the first to inform fans on the forums, and today the information was already in wide press.
The death of a 77-year-old actress, who was cousin Helen Mirren, was confirmed by the official Twitter account dedicated to the legendary bond movies. The cause of death has not yet named.
Tanya male in the movie “Goldfinger”
We are so sorry to hear that Tanya male, who played Tilly Masterson in “Goldfinger” (Goldfinger), passed away. Our most sincere condolences to the family and friends at this sad time
— wrote in the microblog.
In the filmography of Tanya really had only one major film role, but she became famous for her many decades: the ninth having played a bond girl in “Goldfinger” (Goldfinger, 1964), Tanya male was the real star. The heroine, played it, fell in love with bond, and eventually died. The main mistress of the craft in the film is Shirley Eaton who played in the movie on-screen sister Tanya named Jill.
Interestingly, male and auditioned for the role of another bond girl Tatiana Romanova from the movie “From Russia with love” (From Russia with Love, 1963). The attempt was justified, because Tanya had a Russian background. But the casting ended for the male’s failure — only to be triumph a year later.
In the end, Tanya male played Tilly Masterson in “Goldfinger”, where her partner was Sean Connery, as James bond has been fixed from 1962 to 1971 (there was a actor on the screen in 1983 in “never say “Never”).
After successful roles Tanya decided to return to modelling and more in feature films was not filmed. In 1976, she starred in the television series “the New Avengers” (The New Avengers).
In his memoirs, published in 2007, Mirren described the male as a very “loyal and generous person,” noting that the revenues from a modeling shoot she was paid for the education of their brothers and the treatment of the mother.
Tanya male born 19 may 1941 in Blackpool, England, in the family of Henry Mallet and Olga Mironova. Tanya’s mother was a sister of the father Helen Mirren (nee Elena Mironova).