May Day is a fictional character in the 1985 James Bond film "A View to a Kill." She is portrayed by Jamaican-American singer and actress Grace Jones.
May Day is introduced as one of the henchmen of the film's main villain, Max Zorin. She is a physically imposing figure, with a striking appearance and a talent for acrobatics. Despite her loyalty to Zorin, May Day is shown to be a complex character, with a strong sense of morality and a desire for self-preservation.
Throughout the film, May Day works closely with Zorin to carry out his plan to destroy Silicon Valley and monopolize the microchip industry. However, as she becomes more aware of the extent of Zorin's cruelty and disregard for human life, May Day begins to question her allegiance to him.
In the film's climactic scene, May Day ultimately sacrifices herself to save Bond and stop Zorin's plan. Her character's heroic redemption is seen as one of the most memorable moments of the film.
May Day is remembered as a unique and iconic Bond villain. Her physical presence and acrobatic skills make her a formidable opponent for Bond, while her internal conflict and eventual heroism add depth to her character. Grace Jones' performance as May Day is often cited as a standout moment of the film.