Born 1939 as Vivien Mollie Rudderham in Walsham-le-Willows, Suffolk, English actress Molly Peters started out as a model and was discovered by film director Terence Young. She appeared in several films during the 1960s.
Peters’ best-known appearance was the role of Bond girl, Patricia Fearing or Pat, a nurse who takes care of James Bond (Sean Connery) while he is on holiday at her health clinic in Thunderball (1965). She was the first Bond girl to be seen taking her clothes off on screen in the Bond series.
Peters appeared in Playboy, in the November 1965 issue. Her appearance was as part of a pictorial essay titled “James Bond’s Girls”, by Richard Maibaum.
Peters died in 2017, at the age of 78.
Take a look at these glamorous photos to see young Molly Peters in the 1960s.