Golden Eye : Izabella Scorupco 1995

Izabella Dorota Scorupco (born June 4, 1970 in Białystok, Poland, original last name was Skorupko) is a Polish/Swedish actress who is most famous for appearing as Bond girl Natalya Simonova in the 1995 James Bond film GoldenEye. She is the first Polish-born actress to play a Bond girl.

Scorupco was born in Białystok, Poland to Lech and Magdalena. When she was only one year old her parents split up and Izabella came to live with her mother. In 1978 the two moved to Bredäng in Stockholm, Sweden. Coming to Sweden as an 8 year old, she learned to speak Swedish and English, in addition to her native Polish.

She worked as a model and in 1989 she was discovered by director Staffan Hildebrand and starred in the movie Ingen kan älska som vi (Nobody loves like us). In the early nineties, she also had a brief but successful career as a pop singer, releasing an album which went gold in Sweden.

She was married to ice hockey player Mariusz Czerkawski from 1996 to 1998. They have one daughter together, Julia (born September 1997). On January 30, 2003 she married American Jeffrey Raymond. Together they have a young son, Jacob (born July 24, 2003).

Advertisements

Leave a comment

Filed under BOND'S GIRL

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s