Claudine Auger passed away at the age of 78

The French actress Claudine Auger who played a well-known role in the James bond film has died at the age of 78. Auger was known for role in the 1965 film “Thunderball,” where she played one of the first Bond girls “Domino” role opposite Sean Connery’s 007.

The actress died in Paris. Claudine started her career as a model. She represented her country France in 1958 Miss world competition. She was the first runner-up of that contest.

James Bond’s official Twitter account shared the news of her death. They wrote: ” It’s with great sadness we have learned that Claudine Auger, who played Domino Derval in THUNDERBALL (1965), has passed away at the age of 78. Our thoughts are with her family and friends.”

The actress earned reputation and fame after her character ‘Domino’ in Thunderball.