the bond girls

Going From Bond Girl to ‘a Normal Life’

In 1967, Mie Hama was Hollywood’s newest sex symbol. That year, the 23-year-old Japanese film star appeared alongside Sean Connery in the James Bond movie “You Only Live Twice,” playing 007’s bikini-clad bride, Kissy Suzuki. She was also featured in Playboy, which proclaimed her “the Brigitte Bardot of Japan.”

Yet, Ms. Hama never appeared in another Hollywood film… Full Article at NYTimes.com