Contributed by: The Complete James Bond Movie Encyclopedia by Steven Jay Rubin

(Paris, October 22, 1943- ) French actress who was director Peter Hunt‘s second choice for the part of Tracy di Vicenzo in On Her Majesty’s Secret Service. After Brigitte Bardot turned down the role in favor of a part with Sean Connery in Shalako, the director offered it to Deneuve, who unfortunately didn’t see herself as a Bond girl. Sexy Diana Rigg, star of TV’s “The Avengers,” later won the role.


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