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Samantha Bond

.Samantha Bond is best known for her role as Miss Moneypenny in several James Bond films, including Die Another Day, The World is Not Enough, Tomorrow Never Dies, and GoldenEye. Her many television credits include Agatha Christie’s Poirot, Inspector Morse, Midsomer Murders, Rampole of the Bailey, and Downton Abbey. She is a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company and has appeared in multiple performances on Broadway and London's West End. A native of England, Bond’s audiobook credits include reading classic works by Agatha Christie and John Milton. Of her narration ability, AudioFile magazine has stated, “Samantha Bond...does a top-notch job with these stories. Her pacing is perfect, and her ability to switch from American to British to Russian-inflected accents astonishing.” She starred opposite Dame Judi Dench in David Hare's Amy's View at the Royal National Theatre, and, along with the cast, recorded the audiobook of the award-winning play. She also went on to narrate Dench’s memoir, And Furthermore.