Nadja Regin has sadly passed away at the age of 87.
The Serbian actress starred in From Russia With Love and Goldfinger as Kerim’s Girl and Bonita respectively.
She was born in 1931 present-day Serbia (then Yugoslavia) and her father was killed during World War II when she was nine-years-old.
Regin was multilingual and graduated from the Academy of Dramatic Arts in Belgrade as well as the University of Belgrade’s Faculty of Philosophy.
We are very sorry to learn that Nadja Regin has passed away at the age of 87. Nadja appeared in two Bond films, FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE and GOLDFINGER. Our thoughts are with her family and friends at this sad time. pic.twitter.com/PVriNun3MY
— James Bond (@007) April 8, 2019
She began her acting career in British films during the late 1950s before getting her big break as the mistress of Kerim Bey in ‘From Russia With Love.’
In Goldfinger, she appeared as a dancer who set a trap for Bond in the pre-credit sequence.
Post-Bond she worked hor Rank Film and Hammer, deciding which scripts will be put into production and in 1980 co-founded a book publishing business, Honeyglen Publishing Ltd.
Multilingual and multitalented, Nadja also wrote her own novel in 2016, ‘The Victims And The Fools’.
Unfortunately, we have more sad news as we’ve just heard that Nadja Regin has also left us. Nadja appeared in 2 Bond movies – From Russia With Love and Goldfinger. She was a delightful lady with a very gentle nature and will be sadly missed by us all here at Bondstars. pic.twitter.com/24SxaiOe5F
— Bondstars (@Bondstars) April 8, 2019