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Who is the best Bond Girl?

Ursula Andress


Ursuala Andress became famous as Honey Ryder, a shell diver and James Bond‘s object of desire in Dr. No . She is the original Bond girl and remains to this day the best Bond girl.

In an unforgettable scene, she rises out of the Caribbean Sea in a white bikini. The scene made Andress the “quintessential” Bond girl, and is now considered iconic.

Although in the book the character of Honey Ryder emerges completely nude, her bikini did come in handy for more reasons than censorship. The bikini from this “classic moment sold for 35,000 at an auction in 2001.

Her entrance in Dr. No was voted #1 in “the 100 Greatest Sexy Moments” and in my book it ranks number 1 in all Bond films.

Her sultry walk out of the waves set the tone for every sexy-strong Bond girl who followed and led a generation of men to dream about lying down ”underneath the mango tree.”

Jimmy Dean