Honor Blackman

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Honor Blackman was an English actress known for her work in film, television, and theatre. She was born on August 22, 1925, and passed away on April 5, 2020, at the age of 94.

Blackman was best known for her role as Cathy Gale in the British television series "The Avengers," which she played from 1962 to 1964. She was the first female co-star of the series, and her character was known for her intelligence, athleticism, and martial arts skills. She was also known for her role as Pussy Galore in the 1964 James Bond film "Goldfinger," which remains one of the most iconic Bond girl roles of all time.

In addition to her work in film and television, Blackman had a successful stage career, appearing in a number of West End productions and touring productions across the UK. She was also an accomplished singer, releasing several albums throughout her career.

Blackman was highly regarded for her talent and professionalism, and was awarded several honors throughout her career, including the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in 2002 for her services to drama. She remained active in the entertainment industry until her passing in 2020, and her contributions to British film and television continue to be celebrated and remembered today.