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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 12 November 1943Sandnes, Norway
Date of Death 29 April 2008Oslo, Norway  (cancer)
Birth NameJulie Dzuli

Mini Bio (1)

Julie Ege was born on November 12, 1943 in Sandnes, Norway as Julie Dzuli. She was an actress, known for On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969), The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires (1974) and Creatures the World Forgot (1971). She died on April 29, 2008 in Oslo, Norway.

Trivia (12)

Awarded the title 'The New Sex Symbol of the 70s' by the head of Hammer Film Studios, Sir James Carreras. They featured her as a not-so-glamorous prehistoric woman in Hammer Films Creatures the World Forgot (1971). The film was a flop, but Julie went on a round the world publicity tour and became a leading pin-up model.
The BBC made a special with her on The Money Programme (1966) to see how much money was invested in making Julie a star.
Was honored with a film festival in 1995 at Rockefeller Cinema in Oslo.
Was 1962 Miss Norway and competed in Miss Universe pageant.
Former Penthouse Pet
Married and divorced twice by 1970, she was first married to a Norwegian Army officer, who was 12 years older, and an English dentist, who was 15 years older.
Has two daughters, one of whom - Joanna (b.1969) - lives in Shanghai, China.
Revealed in a Norwegian magazine in October 2002 that she had been diagnosed with lung cancer, and is undergoing treatment.
She was successfully treated for breast cancer in 1986.
Lived for six years in the 1970s with Tony Bramwell, former assistant to The Beatles and later a successful record and film music promoter. Their next door neighbor was Brian May of the rock group Queen.
After quitting acting she got a degree in nursing and worked in Oslo as a nurse.
She is to this date, the only Norwegian James Bond girl in the film On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969).

Personal Quotes (1)

To be honest, I was never really that proud of my performance in films, but I gave it my best and enjoyed the work very much.

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