Former Bond girl Karin Dor has passed away at the age of 79.
The actress played Bond girl Helga Brandt opposite Sean Connery in the 1967 film You Only Live Twice.
According to the Associated Press, German news agency dpa reported that a Munich theatre where the star had worked had confirmed she died in a care home earlier in the week.
Karin starred in a string of productions throughout her acting career, her role in You Only Live Twice being one of the most famous.
Her character was an assassin sent by James Bond’s nemesis Blofeld to kill the British agent.
Married three times, Karin's most recent husband was actor and stuntman George Robotham, who passed away in 2007.
Tributes have flowed through social media following the news of Karin's death.
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