Not new to Masterpiece Theatre, she has appeared in Home Fires, Lark Rise to Candleford, and The Ginger Tree. She has guest starred in popular BBC TV series: Inspector Morse, Rumpole of the Bailey, Agatha Christie's Poirot, The Inspector Lynley Mysteries, Agatha Christie's Marple, New Tricks, and Midsomer Murders.
She is most well-known for playing Miss Moneypenny to Pierce Brosnan's James Bond and Lady Macbeth in the Albery Theatre London production of Shakespeare's Macbeth (dir. Ed Hall) alongside Sean Bean as Macbeth.
Samantha Bond is the daughter of actor Philip Bond and TV producer Pat Sandys, and is the sister of the actress Abigail Bond and the journalist Matthew Bond. She was brought up in London, in homes in Barnes and St Margarets. She attended the Godolphin and Latymer School, and trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.
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- Julian Fellowes and Hugh Bonneville starred in the James Bond film Tomorrow Never Dies alongside Samantha Bond. Trevor White had a minor role in Die Another Day, in which Bond also starred.
- Bond played a junior barrister in Series 4 (1987) of Rumpole of the Bailey, alongside Jonathan Coy (who plays George Murray), who played a barrister's clerk.
- Bond appeared on Death in Paradise, as did Gary Carr, James Faulkner, Rob James-Collier, James Fox, Joanna David, Adrian Lukis, Amy Nuttall, Anna Chancellor, Zoe Boyle, Kevin Doyle, Julian Ovenden, and Julian Wadham.
- Samantha Bond appeared as Lady Suzanne Atherly in the first two Murdoch Mysteries episodes Season 10 (2016).
External Links[edit | edit source]
- Samantha Bond on Twitter