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February 2, 2020

The Cockney Blonde Bombshell: Glamorous Photos of Shirley Eaton in the 1950s and ’60s

Born 1937 in Middlesex, English actress, model and author Shirley Eaton had her stage debut was in Benjamin Britten's Let's Make an Opera! and her West End debut was in 1954 in Going to Town.

Eaton appeared regularly in British films throughout the 1950s and 1960s, and gained her highest profile for her appearance as Bond Girl Jill Masterson in the James Bond film Goldfinger (1964). Eaton also had roles in the early Carry On films.

Eaton was considered a sex symbol in the 1950s and 1960s. She was also often dubbed the Cockney blonde bombshell for her London accent, blonde hair and sex appeal.

Preferring to devote herself to bringing up a family, Eaton retired from acting in 1969.

Take a look at these glamorous photos to see the beauty of young Shirley Eaton in the 1950s and 1960s.

1 comment:

  1. why have you included an image of Sylvia Syms - signed, quite clearly 'Sylvia Syms'?




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