Honor Blackman, Who Played Pussy Galore in 'Goldfinger,' Dead at 94

Honor Blackman, Who Played Pussy Galore in 'Goldfinger,' Dead at 94
Honor Blackman, the British actor best known for her role as Pussy Galore in the James Bond film Goldfinger, has passed away at the age of 94. Blackman died of natural causes in her home in Lewes, East Sussex.

In addition to her role as Pussy Galore opposite Sean Connery in the 1964 Bond classic, Blackman was also known for playing Cathy Gale in the 1960s series The Avengers as well as achieving success with the song "Kinky Boots."

Blackman's family shared the following statement [via the BBC]:

With an extraordinary combination of beauty, brains and physical prowess, along with her unique voice and a dedicated work ethic, she achieved an unparalleled iconic status in the world of film and entertainment.

With absolute commitment to her craft and total professionalism in all her endeavours she contributed to some of the great films and theatre productions of our times.

We ask you to respect the privacy of our family at this difficult time.