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Corinne Clery (Bond Girl)

By: Anders Frejdh
Corinne Clery Moonraker
Corinne Clery Moonraker
Corinne Dufour in MOONRAKER 1979

I first met the charming and friendly Corinne Clery when I was assisting a few of the James Bond guests at Autographica in Birmingham in October 2012, just over a week before the World premiere of Skyfall (2012) at Royal Albert Hall. Then again in December 2013 at Château Vaux le Vicomte in France where FSWL co-hosted an event with Club James Bond France.

Corinne said she loved meeting Bond fans and it was enjoyable as much for her as it was for us. A stunning looking lady with real French Sauciness and great zest for life.

About Corinne Clery:
Corinne began acting in the late 1960's under the name Corinne Piccoli.

She first came to prominence in the controversial film Story of O (1975) based on a book with the same title, Histoire d'O. She has also worked as a model and once graced the cover of French magazine Lui (holding a huge copy of the book).

Clery is well-known after portraying 'Bond girl' Corinne Dufour in Moonraker (1979) (1979). Another Bond connection is from the film The Humanoid (1979) in which she starred with fellow 'Bond girl', Barbara Bach, along with Richard Kiel (whom she also worked with on Moonraker).

Apart from Moonraker, most of her movies are made in Italian.

Other people we have met who worked on Moonraker (1979):
>Anne Lönnberg
>Beatrice Libert
>Blanche Ravalec
>Chris Corbould (special effects technician)
>Christopher Wood (screenwriter)
>Colin Miller (dubbing editor)
>Desmond Llewelyn
>Irka Bochenko
>John Barry (music)
>John Glen (2nd unit director)
>Ken Adam (production designer)
>Lewis Gilbert (director)
>Lizzie Warwille
>Lois Chiles
>Martin Grace (stunts)
>Michael G. Wilson (producer)
>Olga Bisera
>Paul Weston (stunts)
>Richard Kiel
>Roger Moore
>Shirley Bassey (title song performer)

Photos below:
(top) Corinne Clery at Château Vaux le Vicomte in December 2013. © From Sweden with Love. All rights reserved.

(bottom) Moonraker girls Corinne Clery and Béatrice Libert in October 2012. © Markus Hartmann. All rights reserved.

This article written and updated by Anders Frejdh in December 2013



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