Molly Peters
1942 - 2017
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Molly Peters, an English actress who played a Bond girl alongside Sean Connery in the 1965 James Bond film "Thunderball," died Tuesday, May 30, 2017, according to multiple news sources. She was 75.

Her death also was announced on the official James Bond Twitter account.

“We are sad to hear that Molly Peters has passed away at the age of 75," reads the tweet. "Our thoughts are with her family.”

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Peters, who stood 5 feet 6 inches tall, was born March 15, 1942, in Suffolk, England. Her acting career was preceded by work as a model. She was cast as Bond girl and nurse Patricia Fearing by the director of "Thunderball," Terence Young.

In an interview that is included with the DVD release of "Thunderball," Peters said the film "was very exciting for me, and I was very nervous since I'd never actually been on a sound stage before."

"In another corner of the studio I saw a very tall and handsome man, and I remember Terence Young said to me: 'Darling, of course, you know Sean, don't you?' Well, I'd never met Sean in my life," Peters said. "I was quite overawed by this."

Her other film credits include "Target for Killing" and "Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River." She appeared on British television shows including "Armchair Theatre" and "Baker's Half-Dozen."

She retired from acting before 1970, moving back to her hometown along with her husband and son.

She was preceded in death by her son.

Published in Centre Daily Times on May 30, 2017.
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June 15, 2017
"Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, but love leaves a memory no one can steal."
June 7, 2017
Thank for being my friend. I'll always remember our times in Birmingham, West Midlands, England, UK forever more. Thanks again, my beautiful friend. Love from fan and friend, Lee Francis Cashman from Liverpool, Merseyside, England, UK.
Lee Francis Cashman
June 6, 2017
Matthew McGuire
June 4, 2017
Time will pass and the pain will lessen. But the wonderful memories will be forever present of someone who was very special to this family.
June 3, 2017
So terribly sorry sbout Molly.Deepest condolences.Will always remember her as Nurse fearing in Thunderball. It was a great role.Rest gently dear Molly,
James Graham
June 3, 2017
My sincere condolences to the family who have lost their loved one to death.God will comfort and sustain you during this difficult time because he cares for you. (1 Peter 5:6,7)
June 2, 2017
Please except my deepest condolences for Molly Peters; one of the Bond Girls. May you rest in peace.
Rose Duodu
June 1, 2017
Peters Family, Friends,

Our condolences and prayers go out to all those who loved Molly. She is and will be missed, but will be remember. May the God who gives peace be with all of you.-
June 1, 2017
May the words written in the bible for our comfort strengthen your saddened heart during this emotional time (Matthew 5:4 NWT)
June 1, 2017
R.I.P. molly you will be remembered
May 31, 2017
My condolences to the family. May the God of comfort help to sustain you during this difficult time.
May 31, 2017
"Sorry for your loss." My heart goes out to the family. "
Nikea Griffin
May 31, 2017
My prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.
May 31, 2017
Sorry for the loss of Mrs. Peters, I love all of James Bond movies, and how blessed she was to be able to be one of the beauties in the series, and we will still be able to see her in ongoing James Bond series. Extending my deep, deep, sorrow. 1 Peter 5:6-7
D Tyler
May 31, 2017
Godspeed, and thank you for sharing a part of your life with us...
Harry Simpson
May 31, 2017
Ruhe in Frieden
May 31, 2017
Sincere condolences to family and loved ones. May the God of all comfort be with you.
May 31, 2017
My sincere condolences to the family. May the hearer of prayer, comfort you all throughout this most difficult time.
Matthew 21:22 -
May 31, 2017
great part she played in bond movie,great looks.
lou zivkovich
May 31, 2017
My sincere sympathy to the family. Please be comforted knowing GOD'said KINGDOM will bring peace .We pray for it. MATTHEW 6:10
May 31, 2017
Valenda Newell
May 31, 2017
When I am overcome with grief I remember the words found at Psalm 61:2..."from the ends of the earth I will cry out to you when my heart is in dispair. Lead me onto a rock that is higher then I am"
May 31, 2017
May God carry the Peters family in his everlasting arms during this difficult time.
May 30, 2017
So sorry to hear about your loss. You know that God and Jesus are in the best position to comfort us when we lose a loved one in death.
May 30, 2017
May the God of comfort and sustain the Peters family during this time of loss. May His encouraging words at Hosea 13:14 give you the hope of seeing your loved one again.
J. Lewis
May 30, 2017
May the God of all peace bring comfort to the Peters family and friends at this difficult time.
May 30, 2017
May the hearer of our prayers give you comfort from above
My prayers are with you
May 30, 2017
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
G. Freeman
May 30, 2017
Rest in peace!
May 30, 2017
We'll miss you !
Adrian Barnette
May 30, 2017
My sincerest sympathy goes out to the Peters family. May the God of all comfort bring you peace and give you strength during this time.
May 30, 2017
Goodbye Mrs Peters it is so sad to hear of her passing but it is going to be a happy day when we all get together in paradise. May the God of comfort be with her family and friends. God love you.
May 30, 2017
Rest in Peace
Scott Chamberland
May 30, 2017
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
May 30, 2017
May the peace of God be with you.
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