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

(August 8, 1921–June 6, 2013): Actress and world-renowned swimming champion whose name, fittingly, served as the code designation for the Lotus Esprit submarine car in The Spy Who Loved Me. The code name was featured in an early draft of the screenplay but was dropped from the final film. The car was also called Wet Nellie—a reference to Little Nellie, the autogyro from You Only Live Twice.


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