Eunice Gayson, The First Bond Girl, Dead At 90

Eunice Gayson has passed away.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the actress, who made a name for herself as the first Bond girl, has died. Her Twitter page shared the news, noting that she'd passed on Friday, June 8, 2018. The tweet read, in part, "An amazing lady who left a lasting impression on everyone she met. She will be very much missed."

At the time of this writing, Gayson's cause of death has not been revealed to the public. She was 90 years old.

Gayson is probably best remembered for her role in the James Bond films Dr. No (1962) and From Russia With Love (1963). She also appeared in the movies Melody in the Dark (1949) and The Revenge of Frankenstein (1958), as well as the TV series The Saint and The Avengers.

Following news of her passing, James Bond producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli released a statement, saying, "We are so sad to learn that Eunice Gayson, our very first 'Bond girl' who played Sylvia Trench in DR. NO and FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE has passed away. Our sincere thoughts are with her family."