James Bond star Pamela Salem has died aged 80.
The actress is remembered for playing Miss Moneypenny in Never Say Never Again alongside Sean Connery in 1983.
She also appeared in EastEnders as Joanne in 1988 and made appearances on shows including General Hospital and ER.
Producer Big Finish said: “We are completely heartbroken to confirm the passing of our dear friend and colleague, Pamela Salem.”
Pamela was born in Mumbai (then Bombay), India and then studied at Heidelberg University in Germany before attending the Central School of Speech and Drama.
James Bond star Pamela Salem has died aged 80 (pictured in 1982)
The actress is remembered for playing Miss Moneypenny in Never Say Never Again alongside Sean Connery in 1983 (pictured with Sean Connery and Barbara Carrera).
His television career began in the early 1970s with guest appearances on shows such as Out Of The Unknown and Jason King.
Pamela’s emergence on the big screen came in 1978 when she appeared in the heist comedy The First Great Train Robbery, the first time she worked alongside Sean Connery.
He continued to appear alongside Joan Collins in the 1979 film The Bitch, based on the novel of the same name by Joan’s sister Jackie.
Four years later, she made one of her most memorable screen appearances as Miss Moneypenny in Never Say Never Again, which grossed $160 million at the box office.
Other film appearances included Salome in 1986 and Gods and Monsters in 1998.
Pamela was also known to science fiction fans for her appearances in Doctor Who, Blake’s 7.
She was married to actor Michael O’Hagan until his death in November 2017. The couple lived in Surfside, Florida, where Pamela died on February 21.
David Richardson, who worked with Pamela on Big Finish productions, paid tribute to her saying: “Every time there was a Big Finish recording for her, she would fly from Miami under her own power, without fuss or fanfare, and turn up at the studio armed with the warmest smiles, the biggest hugs, and often, gifts.
“He was a very kind person, always interested in everyone, from his co-stars to the production team, guest actors and visitors.”