Name: Maud Solveig Christina Wikstrom

Birth Date: February 12, 1945

Birth Place: LuleŚ, Norrbottens lšn, Sweden

Profession: Actress, model

Notable Works: The Man with a Golden Gun, Octopussy

Biography

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A former model who has the distinction of being the only woman to have starred in two different James Bond features, Maud Adams earned more publicity for her looks than her acting roles. Yet she was a serious thespian who never sought the "glamour girl" label. Adams made her film debut as a model in the gay-themed "The Boys in the Band" in 1970, but won her first real notice as Andrea, Christopher Lee's sexy accomplice, who seduces Roger Moore's James Bond in "The Man With the Golden Gun" (1974). She and Moore reteamed nearly a decade later for another Bond film, "Octopussy" (1983), in which she was the beautiful title character who eventually turns away from villainy. In the intervening years, Adams carved a moderate niche in rather unchallenging roles in features like "Rollerball" (1975) and "Tattoo" (1981). Like many other former Bond girls, she has never really shaken the image and her subsequent features have been of the direct-to-video thriller variety.

Turning to the small screen, Adams had a shot at series stardom as trauma surgeon Dr. Judith Bergstrom in "Chicago Stories" (NBC, 1982), but the show proved unsuccessful. She tried again the following year with the soap opera "Emerald Point N.A.S." (CBS). Adams had the featured role of Maggie Farrell, a liaison between the military establishment and the base. Longforms have provided her with more meaty roles that allowed her to demonstrate what she learned in her studies with Stella Adler. One of her better roles was as Mala, the multi-lingual Jewess hung for trying to escape Auschwitz, in "Playing for Time" (CBS, 1980). Adams also appeared on the NBC special "Women Who Rate a '10'" (1981) and appeared on "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous" and other reality series. She has continued to model, often appearing in special theme spreads, still the statuesque beauty.

-Hollywood.com




Filmography

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Ringer (1996) .... Leslie Polokoff
"Radioskugga" (1995) TV Series .... Sister Katarina
"Kafé Luleå" (1994) TV Series .... Host
Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Wicked Wives, A (1993) (TV) .... Shelly Talbot Morrison
Silent Night, Deadly Night 4: Initiation (1990) .... Fima
Kill Reflex, The (1989) .... Crystal Tarver
Favorite, The (1989) .... Sineperver
Angel III: The Final Chapter (1988) .... Nadine
Deadly Intent (1988) (V) .... Elise Marlowe
Mysterious Death of Nina Chereau, The (1988) .... Ariel Dubois
Pasión de hombre (1988) .... Susana [aka Man of Passion, A]
Jane and the Lost City (1987) .... Lola Pagola
Women's Club, The (1987) .... Angie
Blacke's Magic (1986) (TV)
Hell Hunters (1986) .... Amanda
View to a Kill, A (1985) (uncredited) .... Woman in Streetcar
Nairobi Affair (1984) (TV) .... Anne Malone
"Emerald Point N.A.S." (1983) TV Series .... Maggie Farrell
Octopussy (1983) .... Octopussy
Jugando con la muerte (1982) .... Carmen [aka Target Eagle]
"Chicago Story" (1982) TV Series .... Dr. Judith Bergstrom
Tattoo (1981) .... Maddy
Playing for Time (1980) (TV) .... Mala
Hostage Tower, The (1980) (TV) .... Sabrina Carver
Laura, les ombres de l'été (1979) .... Sarah [aka Laura, Shadows of a Summer]
Big Bob Johnson and His Fantastic Speed Circus (1978) (TV) .... Vikki Lee Sanchez
Genova a mano armata (1977) .... Marta Mayer
Killer Force (1975) .... Clare
Rollerball (1975) .... Ella
Man with the Golden Gun, The (1974) .... Andrea Anders
U-Turn (1973) .... Paula/Tracy
Mahoney's Estate (1972) .... Miriam
Christian Licorice Store, The (1971) .... Cynthia
Boys in the Band, The (1970) .... Photo Model


Trivia

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-Married to Charles Rubin (23 May 1999 - present)

-Married to Roy Adams (1966 - 1975) (divorced)

-Has appeared in three Bond movies (the only ‘Bond girl’ to do so). She starred in "Octopussy", "The Man with the Golden Gun" and appeared as an extra in a crowd scene in "A View to a Kill".

-Former model.