Samantha Bond

Samantha Bond

Highest Rated: 80% Strings (2004)

Lowest Rated: 0% Cold Blood (2019)

Birthday: Nov 27, 1961

Birthplace: London, England, UK

Samantha Bond played a wide variety of characters in stage, television and film productions, but fans of superspy 007 especially cherished her turns as Miss Moneypenny, the sexy MI6 secretary who would trade double entendres with the British agent. The husky-voiced London native first made a name for herself in the long-running play "Daisy Pulls it Off" (1983-86). After several more productions, she performed with the Royal Shakespeare Company and also became a regular face on British television. When it was decided to replace Timothy Dalton following the release of "License to Kill" (1989), the part of Miss Moneypenny was also up for grabs. Bond's screen presence allowed her to make a significant impression in the limited screen time customarily afforded that character and she was invited back for the next three installments. While Bond also undertook a number of additional movie and television assignments, her primary focus was the stage, where she portrayed most of the primary female characters in the works of Shakespeare. She also later gained additional exposure as Lady Rosamund Painswick on the popular drama "Downton Abbey" (ITV, 2010-16), which quickly developed an international following. While Miss Moneypenny was likely the role that earned Bond her most widespread appreciation, she enjoyed a remarkable run across three mediums and proved decisively that the infamous "Bond Girl Curse" was indeed a fallacy.

Highest rated movies

GoldenEye
School's Out Forever
Tomorrow Never Dies
Die Another Day
Yes
The World Is Not Enough
Erik the Viking
Cold Blood

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
77% No Score Yet School's Out Forever Unknown (Character) - 2021
0% 17% Cold Blood Brigleur (Character) - 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Queen and I The Queen (Character) - 2018
No Score Yet 54% A Royal Winter Beatrice (Character) - 2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet Lady M Margot (Character) - 2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet Marple: Why Didn't They Ask Evans? Unknown (Character) - 2009
No Score Yet 66% Clapham Junction Marion Rowan (Character) - 2007
52% 74% Yes Kate (Character) $396K 2004
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Murder Room Unknown (Character) - 2004
No Score Yet No Score Yet Blinded Caroline Lamar (Character) - 2004
80% 83% Strings Eike (Voice) - 2004
No Score Yet No Score Yet Donovan Unknown (Character) - 2004
56% 41% Die Another Day Miss Moneypenny (Character) $160.2M 2002
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Bombmaker Patsy (Character) - 2001
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bookfair Murders Marsha Hillier (Character) - 2000
52% 49% The World Is Not Enough Miss Moneypenny (Character) $126.9M 1999
57% 53% Tomorrow Never Dies Miss Moneypenny (Character) $145M 1997
78% 83% GoldenEye Miss moneypenny (Character) $106M 1995
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dead on Time Helen Marriat (Character) - 1992
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Black Candle Bridget Mordaunt (Character) - 1991
47% 58% Erik the Viking Helga (Character) $656.7K 1989
No Score Yet No Score Yet One Way Out Sue (Character) - 1988

TV

Credit
No Score Yet 77% Death in Paradise Joanne Henderson (Character) 2020
No Score Yet No Score Yet Silent Witness DS Quicke (Character) 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet Jimmy McGovern's Moving On Sandra (Character) 2018
100% 87% Home Fires Frances Barden (Character) 2015-2016
86% 93% Downton Abbey on Masterpiece Lady Rosamund (Character),
Unknown (Guest Star)
2010-2016
No Score Yet 81% Outnumbered Angela (Character) 2011
No Score Yet No Score Yet Midsomer Murders Kate Cameron (Character) 2011
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Queen Unknown (Character) 2009
No Score Yet No Score Yet Lark Rise to Candleford Unknown (Guest Star) 2009
No Score Yet No Score Yet Fanny Hill Mrs Cole (Character) 2007
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Murder Room Caroline Dupayne (Character) 2005
No Score Yet No Score Yet Canterbury Tales Unknown (Character) 2003
No Score Yet No Score Yet Poirot Unknown (Guest Star) 1990
No Score Yet No Score Yet Rumpole of the Bailey Liz Probert (Character) 1987

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