About Maud Adams
Maud Solveig Christina Adams (born 12 February 1945) is a Swedish actress and model, known for her roles as two different Bond girls, first in ‘The Man with the Golden Gun’ and then as the eponymous character in ‘Octopussy’, as well as making many other appearances in both films and television including ‘The Christian Licorice Store’, ‘Rollerball’, ‘Killer Force’, ‘Merciless Man’, ‘Hell Hunters’ and ‘Soda Cracker’. Her acting career started when Adams was asked to appear in the 1970 movie ‘The Boys in the Band’, in which she played a photo-shoot model in the opening credits.
Adams was catapulted to international fame as the doomed mistress of the villain (Christopher Lee) in ‘The Man with the Golden Gun’. In short order, she appeared in Norman Jewison’s futuristic ‘Rollerball’ and several European films, and she starred in the obsession thriller ‘Tattoo’ with Bruce Dern. She was so well regarded by ‘James Bond’ film series producer Albert Broccoli, saying that she was asked to return in ‘Octopussy’ in 1983, this time as a lead, the title character.
Maud Adams guest-starred in ‘That ’70s Show’ in 2000, appearing as a bridesmaid to Tanya Roberts, along with Kristina Wayborn (her Octopussy co-star) and Barbara Carrera; all four share the title of Bond girl. Her acting career reduced in activity after the year 2002 , making a brief cameo appearances in the 2020 titles ‘From Rollerball to Rome’ and ‘For Our Eyes Only: John Glenn’. Learn More…