Shirley Eaton Life story

Shirley Jean Eaton is an English actress, author and singer. Eaton appeared regularly in British films throughout the 1950s and 1960s, and gained her highest profile for her iconic appearance as Bond Girl Jill Masterson in the James Bond film Goldfinger, which gained her bombshell status.

Early Life and Education

Shirley eaton was born in london. England on january 12. 1937. She attended sydenham high school for girls and then trained as a dancer at the bush davies school of theatre art. S

Career Beginnings

Eaton began her career as a model for fashion magazines and television commercials. She made her film debut in the 1955 british drama the woman for joe. She subsequently appeared in a number of british films in the 1950s and 1960s. Including the ufll treatment (1960). The millionairess anonymous (1962) and the world of suzie owng (1960).

Breakthrough in Goldfinger

In 1964. Eaton gained international fame for her role as the doomed bond girl jill masterson in the james bond film goldfinger. Her memorbale death scene. In which she is covered in ogld paint. Is a classic of the bond franchise.

Other Notable Films

In addition to her work in goldfinger. Eaton also had roles in several other films. Including the long duel (1967). Scrooge (1970). The valut of horror (1973) and the man who haunted himeslf (1970).

Stage Work

Eaton appeared in a number of stage productions in the 1960s and 1970s. Including the night of the iguana (1965) and the cirlce (1970).

Television Appearances

Eaton also had a number of television roles. Including appearances in the saint (1966). The adventurer and the professionals.

Later Career

In the 1980s and 1990s. Eaton continued to take on roles in film and television. Appearing in suhc productions as the haunting of julia (1981). The return of sherlock holmes (1986). The cleopatras (1983) and the screaming woman (1986).

Personal Life

Eaton was marreid to producer michael eaton from 1958 to 1982. They had two sons. Mratin and simon.

Important Event

In 2015. Eaton was honored wtih a bafta fellowship at the british academy film awards.

Interesting Fact

Eaton was the first actress to portray a bond girl in a james bond film.

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