Angela Scoular as Bond Girl Ruby Bartlett in the Movie On Her Majesty's Secret Service

Angela Scoular (born: November 8, 1945 in London, England, Died: April 11, 2011) was a British actress.

Career

Angela Scoular became known primarily for her roles in two James Bond films. She was one of the few actresses who appeared in two Bond films under different production companies. She played in 1967 in the Bond spoof Casino Royale, the role of Buttercup and 1969 in that of Eon Productions produced James Bond 007 - "On Her Majesty's Secret Service" next to the Bond actor George Lazenby the role of Ruby Bartlett. In Charles Chaplin's only color film A Countess from Hong Kong, a British film comedy of 1967, she starred alongside Marlon Brando and Sophia Loren a Society girl. In the British film comedy A Blind Passenger has it's hard from the year 1970, she played next to her future husband Leslie Phillips, the role of his girlfriend Ophelia O'Brien. In the following years she had several roles in British TV series such as Screen, Charm and Melon, Gene Bradley on a secret mission or the role of Lady Agatha Shawcross in You Rank, M'Lord?, Mid-1990s, she said goodbye with two appearances in the television series As Time Goes By from the film and television business.

Personal life

Scoular moved with actor Leslie Phillips in 1977, at which time she was pregnant with another man. She brought her son with Phillips, and after the death of the former wife of Phillips in 1981, married him in 1982.

Since 1982 she has been married to actor Leslie Phillips, a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE). In March 2009 she was diagnosed with colon cancer. On April 11, 2011, Angela Scoular died in London on suspicion of suicide at the age of 65.

Diseases and death

Scoular suffered from depression and anorexia nervosa. Attempted suicide in 1992 cutting her wrists with a knife. In March 2009 it was revealed that she suffered from colorectal cancer was finally declared cancer free, but in the months before her death she feared it return. She finally died on April 11, 2011 after ingesting drainage acid from drains and pouring it into her body, causing lethal burns to her digestive tract and skin. She was survived by Phillips and his son Daniel. A forensic investigation of Westminster court on July 20, 2011 established that Scoular had been an alcoholic and suffered from depression and anxiety because of their debts, she was under medication against bipolar disorder at the time of her death. The coroner recorded that Scoular had "committed suicide while the balance of her mind was disturbed".

 

She died on April 11, 2011, in apparent suicide. Angela had been suffering from bowel cancer for several years.

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