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Olga Kurylenko (Bond Girl)

By: Anders Frejdh
Olga Kurylenko Stockholm Sweden
Camille in QUANTUM OF SOLACE 2008

The first time I met actress Olga Kurylenko was on the set of Quantum of Solace during the filming in Bregenz, Austria, in April and May 2008 where I was working as an extra. Met her again in Stockholm when she was in town to promote the film with Daniel Craig and director Marc Forster.

>Read a report from Olga's Stockholm visit

About Olga Kurylenko:
The Ukrainian born actress moved to Paris when she was 16 to pursue a career in acting which ran alongside a very successful career as a model in Paris, Milan, New York and London.

Her debut lead film performance came in Diane Bertrand’s L’Annulaire (2005), in which Kurylenko played the lead of ‘Iris’. She followed this with a role in Paris je t’aime, the high-profile independent film in which a cooperative of acclaimed international directors told their own short stories about each district of Paris. This premiered in Cannes in the summer of 2006.

Also, in 2006, Kurylenko played “Sofia” in Eric Barbier’s acclaimed thriller The Snake in which she co-starred with French luminaries Yvan Attal, Clovis Cornillac and Pierre Richard.

This soon led to her first English-language role in Xavier Gens’ Hitman (2007), produced by Luc Besson, in which she plays the role of “Nika Boronina” opposite Timothy Olyphant, Dougray Scott and Ulrich Thomsen (Davidov in the 1999 Bond film The World Is Not Enough).

Read more about Olga's acting career at IMDB.

Other actors involved in Quantum of Solace that FSWL has met:
>Anatole Taubman (Elvis)
>Daniel Craig (James Bond)
>David Decio (M's sentinel)
>Eva Green (Vesper Lynd)
>Jesper Christensen (Mr White)
>Judi Dench (M)
>Mathieu Almaric (Dominic Greene)
>Michael G. Wilson (man sitting in chair in Haitian hotel lobby)
>Rachel McDowall (CIA Flight Attendant)
>Tim Piggott-Smith (British Foreign Secretary)

Phot below:
Olga Kurylenko in Stockholm 2008. Photographer: Marie Regmert. © From Sweden with Love. All rights reserved.

Text written and published by Anders Frejdh in October 2008



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