Born 1923 as Blanca Rosa Welter in Tampico, Tamaulipas, Mexico, actress Linda Christian appeared in Mexican and Hollywood films. Her career reached its peak in the 1940s and 1950s.
Christian is noted for being the first Bond girl, appearing in a 1954 television adaptation of the James Bond novel Casino Royale. Before that, she also played Mara in the last Johnny Weissmuller Tarzan film, Tarzan and the Mermaids (1948), and in 1963, starred in an episode of The Alfred Hitchcock Hour, “An Out for Oscar”.
Linda Christian died in 2011, at the age of 87.
Take a look at these glamorous photos to see the beauty of young Linda Christian from the 1940s and 1950s.