1925 – 2020
Honor Blackman, the actor best known for playing the Bond girl Pussy Galore, has died aged 94.
Blackman, who became a household name in the 1960s as Cathy Gale in The Avengers and had a career spanning eight decades, died of natural causes unrelated to coronavirus.
It’s 70 years since Red Channels was published in the USA – a directory of writers, actors and producers alleged to be communists or communist sympathisers. The red scare ended many careers. Now 102, actress Marsha Hunt is almost the last person still alive named in the book.