Monica Bellucci becomes 007's newest Bond girl
5 December 2014
This week 50-year-old Monica Bellucci was announced as the brand new love interest for the upcoming Bond film, Spectre. Bellucci's debut makes her the oldest Bond girl in history - a title previously held by Honor Blackman, who was 39 when she played Miss Moneypenny in 1964 film, Goldfinger.
The new appointment is especially poignant for the stunning Italian actress, as she auditioned to play Paris Carver in Tomorrow Never Dies in 1997, but eventually lost out to Desperate Housewives star, Terri Hatcher.
The single mother of two young daughters, was born in San Giustino, Italy where she began modelling at the tender age of 13 before crossing over into acting during the early 1990's.
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