Thunderball’s Molly Peters dies

Nurse Patricia Fearing (Molly Peters) helps James Bond (Sean Connery) off “the rack” in Thunderball

UPDATE (June 4): It turns out Molly Peters was born in 1939, rather than 1942, making her 78, according to the MI6 James Bond website and other sources.

ORIGINAL POST (May 30): Molly Peters, who played a nurse in Thunderball who becomes involved with James Bond, has died at 75, according to an announcement on the official James Bond account on Twitter.

Thunderball billed itself as the “Biggest Bond of All.” Bond was particularly active wooing women characters in the film, with nurse Patricia Fearing (Peters), SPECTRE agent Fiona Volpe(Luciana Paluzzi) and Domino (Claudine Auger), the mistress of SPECTRE operative Largo.

Peters’s entry on IMDB.COM lists only seven acting credits from 1964 through 1968.

Here’s the posting from the official James Bond feed on Twitter.

 

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3 Responses

  1. RIP to the chick who was blackmailed into sleeping with James Bond ! LOL !

  2. I saw Thunderball in the theater when I was twelve. The most memorable moment in the entire film is when Molly Peters drops her cloths in that shower with Bond. My friends and I were transfixed. When the movie was over that’s we talked about.

  3. In 2017, ‘Thunderball’ is still ‘the biggest Bond of all’. R.I.P. Molly.

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