Ursula Andress is an actress who appeared in a number of British, American and Italian films. She gained fame after starring as Bond girl Honey Ryder in the movie Dr No. The scene in which she came out of the sea in a white bikini has become an iconic one in cinematic and fashion history. The film led to a huge boost in her career and she went on to star in more movies including Fun in Acapulco, 4 for Texas, She, The Blue Max and Clash of the Titans.
She has a son named Dimitri Hamlin who is also an actor and model. She has two half-sisters Delilah Belle Hamlin and Amelia Gray Hamlin. She has a line of perfume called With Love From Ursula and is currently involved in a fashion project with designer Marc Jacobs. She was born on the 19th of March 1936 in Ostermundigen, Switzerland. Her family is multilingual and she speaks French, Italian, and German fluently.
She started her acting career in 1954 and has been working ever since. She has been nominated for a number of awards and has won several. She has a vast collection of awards and accolades. Her net worth is estimated to be $25 million. She has earned her money from her acting and other ventures.
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In addition to her work in films, she has a clothing line and her own line of perfumes and skincare products. She has made several investments in real estate and owns a couple of restaurants. She is also involved in various social and charity activities.
Her biggest asset is her beauty. She has a stunning face and has long dark hair. She has a unique appeal and is one of the most sought after models and actresses in the world. Her beauty and talent has led to her winning numerous awards and recognitions in her career.
She is considered to be a sex symbol of the 1960s and has been referred to as the first Bond girl. She has starred in a number of racy for their time movies in Europe and the US including Fun in Acapulco, 4 For Texas, She, The Blue Max and Clash Of The Titans. She is known to appear naked or semi-naked in most of her movies.
In terms of her personal life, she has been in a few relationships. Her first publicized relationship was with Hollywood director John Derek. The pair began dating in 1955 and he left his wife and children to be with her. The two married in 1957 and separated in 1964. She has also dated other actors including Daniel Gelin, Dennis Hopper, and James Dean. She has also been linked to her Up To His Ears co-star Jean-Paul Belmondo and She co-stars Ron Ely, John Richardson and Marcello Mastroianni.
Though the actress has stepped away from her acting career in recent years, she continues to make appearances at charity events and talk shows. She is also a frequent visitor to international film festivals.