Bond, Samantha 1962–

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BOND, Samantha 1962–


Born November 27, 1962, in the United Kingdom; daughter of Philip Bond (an actor) and Pat Sandys (a producer and writer); married Alexander Hanson (an actor), 1989; children: Molly, Tom. Education: Studied acting at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, England. Avocational Interests: Playing with children, watching cricket, playing Scrabble.


Agent—Innovative Artists, 1505 Tenth St., Santa Monica, CA 90401; Conway Van Gelder Ltd., 18–21 Jermyn St., 3rd floor, London SW1Y 6HP England.



Awards, Honors:

Antoinette Perry Award nomination, best featured actress in a play, 1999, for Amy's View; Olivier Award nomination, for Le cid.


Film Appearances:

Helga, Erik the Viking (also known as Erik viking), Orion, 1989.

Miss Moneypenny, GoldenEye, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer/United Artists, 1995.

Miss Moneypenny, Tomorrow Never Dies, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer/United Artists, 1997.

Herself, Highly Classified: The World of 007, 1997.

Jane, What Rats Won't Do, PolyGram Filmed Entertainment, 1998.

Miss Moneypenny, The World Is Not Enough (also known as Pressure Point and T.W.I.N.E.), Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer/United Artists, 1999.

Miss Moneypenny, Die Another Day (also known as D.A.D.), Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer, 2002.

Caroline Lamar, Blinded, 2004.

Kate, Yes, Sony Pictures Classics, 2004.

Strings, 2004.

Television Appearances; Series:

Liz Probert, Rumpole of the Bailey, Series IV, PBS, 1988.

Sarah Baylis, Tears before Bedtime, BBC, 1995.

Isabel, Family Money, Channel 4, 1997.

Miss Moneypence, "Rodney Bond," and plane passenger, "Me," Brand Spanking New Show (also known as Harry Enfield's Brand Spanking New Show, Sky, 2000.

DS Maureen Picasso, NCS Manhunt, BBC, 2002.

Lisa Shore, Distant Shores, ITV, 2004.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Maria Bertram/Maria Rushworth, Mansfield Park, BBC, 1983.

Julia Simmons, A Murder Is Announced (also known as Miss Marple: A Murder Is Announced), BBC and PBS, 1985.

Mary Mackenzie, The Ginger Tree, PBS, 1990.

Mrs. Weston, Jane Austen's Emma (also known as Emma), ITV and Arts and Entertainment, 1997.

Lady Patricia Whitton, The Hunt, ITV, 2001.

Patsy, The Bombmaker, Sky One, 2001.

Jane Barlow, producer, The Canterbury Tales, BBC, 2003.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Sue, One Way Out, BBC, 1989.

Bridget Mordaunt, The Black Candle, 1991.

Mary Spencer, The Ruby Ring, Showtime, 1997.

Dr. Lisa Temple, Breakout, BBC, 1997.

Helen Nash, Mr. White Goes to Westminster, 1997.

Marsha Hillier, The Bookfair Murders, CTV, 2000.

Suzanna Chambers, Destroying Angel, Arts and Entertainment, 2001.

Kate Donovan, DoNovAn, ITV, 2004.

Caroline Dupayne, The Murder Room, BBC, 2005.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

DS Maureen Picasso, NCS: Manhunt, BBC, 2001.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Helen Marriat, Inspector Morse, Series VII: Dead on Time, PBS, 1994.

Francesca Jenson, Under the Moon, BBC, 1995.

Narrator, Nobody Does It Better: The Music of James Bond (documentary), 1998.

(Uncredited) Miss Moneypenny, The James Bond Story (documentary; also known as 007: The James Bond Story), AMC, 2000.

Herself, Judi Dench: A BAFTA Tribute, BBC, 2002.

Herself, Bond Girls Are Forever (documentary), AMC, 2002.

Herself, Best Ever Bond (documentary), ITV1, 2002.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Stella Robinson, "The Adventure of the Cheap Flat," Poirot, ITV, 1990.

Mary McMahon, "Deadly Impact," The Bill, ITV1, 1998.

Mary McMahon, "Big Day," The Bill, ITV1, 1998.

Mary McMahon, "Over the Edge," The Bill, ITV1, 2000.

Sarah Swithen, "The End of Law," Kavanaugh, QC, ITV, 2001.

Stage Appearances:

Juliet, Romeo & Juliet, Hammersmith Lyric, London, 1986.

Beatrice, Much Ado about Nothing, Phoenix Theatre, London, 1988.

Infanta, Le cid, Royal National Theatre, London, 1994.

C, Three Tall Women, Wyndham's, London, 1995.

Title character, Amy's View, Royal National Theatre, 1997, then Ethel Barrymore Theatre, New York City, 1999.

Mary, The Memory of Water, Vaudeville Theatre, London, 1998.

Karen, Dinner With Friends, Hampstead Theatre, London, 2001.

Lady Macbeth, Macbeth, Albery Theatre, London, 2002–2003.

Title role, A Woman of No Importance, Theatre Royal Haymarket, London, 2003.

Also appeared as Madame de Tourvel, Les liaisons dangereuses, London; Hermione, The Winter's Tale, Royal Shakespeare Company; Rosalind, As You Like It, Royal Shakespeare Company; Cathy, The Ends of the Earth; in Man of the Moment, London; Never in My Lifetime.

Major Tours:

Beatrice, Much Ado about Nothing, U.K. cities, c. 1988.


Video Games:

Voice of Miss Moneypenny, The World Is Not Enough, Electronic Arts, 2000.