Shirley Eaton Biography
(Actress and Author Known for Her Role as ‘Jill Masterson’ in the Film ‘Goldfinger’)
Birthday: January 12, 1937 (Capricorn)
Born In: Edgware, Middlesex, England
Shirley Jean Eaton is an English former actress, former model, and author. She garnered popularity for portraying Bond Girl Jill Masterson in the 1964 James Bond film ‘Goldfinger’. Originally from Middlesex, Eaton began her career as a singing actor on both the stage and TV. She had her big screen debut in 1953 in an uncredited role in ‘Personal Affair’. She is regarded as one of the most prominent sex symbols of Hollywood of all time. In the 1950s and the 1960s, she was often referred to as the Cockney blonde bombshell because of her London accent, blonde hair, and sex appeal. Besides ‘Goldfinger’, her other cinematic credits include ‘A Day to Remember’, ‘Doctor in the House’, ‘Three Men in a Boat’, the ‘Carry On’ film series, and ‘The Girl from Rio’. In 1969, she quit acting so she could focus on her family.