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4-6 OCTOBER 2013
MEET SWEDISH BOND GIRLS IN LOS ANGELES

By: Anders Frejdh
Published:
2013-08-11
15 James Bond people will attend the Hollywood Show at The Westin Los Angeles Airport in California. Three of the Swedish Bond girls - Britt Ekland, Kristina Wayborn and Mary Stavin - are some of the guests.

2014 is the 24th year of promoting celebrity guests and movie memorabilia.

Opening times: (Early birds go in one hour earlier)
Friday: 6pm-9pm
Saturday: 10am-5pm
Sunday: 11am-4pm

Confirmed James Bond film related guests include:
Britt Ekland
Caroline Munro
George Lazenby (Saturday only)
Gloria Hendry
Kristina Wayborn
Lana Wood
Luciana Paluzzi (Saturday only)
Mary Stavin (Saturday only)
Michael Madsen
Martine Beswicke
Richard Kiel
Shirley Eaton
Tanya Roberts (Saturday only)
Trina Parks
Valerie Leon

Britt Ekland - a Swedish actress and singer, and a long-time resident of the United Kingdom. She is best known for her roles as a Bond girl in The Man with the Golden Gun (1974), and in the British cult horror film The Wicker Man.

Caroline Munro - an English actress and a model best known for her many appearances in horror, science fiction and action films of the 1970s and 1980s. Her first job was for Vogue magazine at the age of 17.

George Lazenby - an Australian actor and former model, best known for portraying James Bond in the 1969 film On Her Majesty's Secret Service. In 1968, after Sean Connery quit the role of James Bond, producer Albert R. Broccoli first met Lazenby when getting their hair cut at the same barber.

Gloria Hendry - an American actress. Hendry began her acting career in the 1968 Sidney Poitier film For Love of Ivy. She is of Seminole, Chinese, Creek Indian, Irish and African descent. She is perhaps best known for portraying the Bond girl, Rosie Carver in the James Bond film Live and Let Die (1973).

Kristina Wayborn - a Swedish-born actress who worked mostly in the United Kingdom and in the United States. Wayborn portrayed screen legend Greta Garbo in television movie The Silent Lovers (1980) which brought her to the attention of the producers of the James Bond films.

Lana Wood is the younger sister of actress, Natalie Wood. Her first major role was at age 9 in the John Wayne western The Searchers. She was a regular on the soap opera Peyton Place. She is best known for her role as Plenty O'Toole in the 1971 James Bond film Diamonds are Forever.

Luciana Paluzzi - her first film was an unaccredited walk-on part in Three Coins in the Fountain (1954). She went on to appear in many movies, most of which were made in her native Italy. In her early films, she is credited as Luciana Paoluzzi.

Martine Beswicke - best known for her two appearances in the James Bond film series. Although she auditioned for the first Bond film Dr. No (1962), she was cast in the second film From Russia with Love (1963) as the fiery gypsy girl, Zora. Martine also appeared in Thunderball (1965) (1965), the fourth Bond film, where she played Paula Caplan.

Mary Stavin - a Swedish actress, model and a former Miss World (1977). She was born in Örebro, Sweden. She returned to judge the Miss World contest in 1981 and 2010. and hosted it in 1986. Amongst her most prominent acting roles are parts in two James Bond films.

Michael Madsen's career spans over 25 years and over 170 films and numerous television appearances. He is most notably recognized for his role as Mr. Blonde in Quentin Tarantino's "Reservoir Dogs" and has played memorable characters in a myriad of films...

Richard Kiel - an American actor best known for his role as the steel-toothed Jaws in the James Bond movies The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) and Moonraker (1979) (1979) as well as the video game Everything or Nothing (he also has cameos in many other James Bond videogames). He's also well known as Mr. Larson in the 1996 comedy Happy Gilmore.

Shirley Eaton - an English actress and model. Eaton appeared regularly in British films throughout the 1950s and 1960s, and achieved notability for her performance as Bond Girl Jill Masterson in the 1964 James Bond film Goldfinger.

Tanya Roberts - an American actress best known for her role in as Julie Rogers on the fifth and final season of Charlie's Angels (1980-1981) and as Midge Pinciotti on That '70s Show (1998-2001). She later headlined the films: The Beastmaster, A View to a Kill, and Sheena.

Trina Parks - an American actress, vocalist, choreographer, principal dancer and dance instructor. She is most famous for portraying Thumper in 1971's Diamonds are Forever.

Valerie Leon - an English actress who had roles in a number of high-profile British film franchises, including the Carry On series.

Editor's note:
• For other posts covering Britt Ekland featured on From Sweden with Love, click here.
• For other posts covering George Lazenby featured on From Sweden with Love, click here.
• For other posts covering Kristina Wayborn featured on From Sweden with Love, click here.
• For other posts covering Mary Stavin featured on From Sweden with Love, click here.
• For other posts covering Richard Kiel featured on From Sweden with Love, click here.

PREVIOUS HOLLYWOOD SHOWS FEATURED ON FROM SWEDEN WITH LOVE:
>Hollywood Show in Burbank (2007)
>Hollywood Show in Burbank (2008)
>Hollywood Show in Burbank (2009)
>Hollywood Show in Burbank (2009)
>Hollywood Show in Burbank (2010)
>Hollywood Show in Los Angeles (2012)
>Hollywood Show in Burbank (2013)

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