Blackman’s honor, best known for playing the role of Bond Pussy Galore, died at age 94, his family said.
A message from his family said: “With great sadness we must announce the death of Honor Blackman, 94 years old. He died peacefully due to natural causes at home in Lewes, Sussex surrounded by his family. He was very loved and would be very much missed by his two adopted children, Barnaby and Lottie, and four of her grandchildren Daisy, Oscar, Olive, and Toby.
“Aside from being a highly respected mother and grandmother, Honor is an actor with highly productive creative talents; with an extraordinary combination of beauty, brain and physical prowess, together with her unique voice and dedicated work ethic she achieved an iconic status that is unmatched in the world of film and entertainment and with an absolute commitment to his expertise and total professionalism in all his endeavors, he has contributed to several major films and theater productions of our time.
“Her many and varied roles include Cathy Gale in The Avengers and Bond girl Pussy Galore in Goldfinger. She is also famous for her role as vengeful goddess Hera in Ray Harryhausen, Charles H Schneer, production of Jason And The Argonauts and as Laura West on the TV series The Upper Hand (1990-1996) Honor’s successful career also extended to the theater including The Sound Of Music, My Fair Lady and Cabaret.
“In recent years, Honor has been touring and performing on his show Honor Blackman As Herself in various places in the United Kingdom. In conversations with his colleague and friend Richard Digby Day, he looks back on his amazing life, his beginnings, his family, his revival to stars with tastes. his usual humor and perspective.
“Honor is a loyal reader of news and politics and he really likes all forms of reporting that are not biased insightfully and intellectually enlightened broadcasting.
“We ask you to respect the privacy of our family at this difficult time.”