Izabella Scorupco (born June 4, 1970 in Białystok, Poland, original last name was Skorupko) is a Polish-Swedish actress who is most famous for appearing as Bond girl Natalya Simonova in the 1995 James Bond film GoldenEye. She is the first Polish-born actress to play a Bond girl.
Izabella was born in Białystok, Poland to Lech and Magdalena. When she was only one year old her parents split up and Izabella came to live with her mother. In 1978 the two moved to Bredäng in Stockholm, Sweden. Coming to Sweden as an 8 year old, Izabella Scorupco learned to speak Swedish and English, in addition to her native Polish.
Izabella Scorupco worked as a model and in 1989 she was discovered by director Staffan Hildebrand and starred in the movie Ingen kan älska som vi (Nobody loves like us). In the early nineties, she also had a brief but successful career as a pop singer, releasing an album which went gold in Sweden.
Izabella Scorupco was married to ice hockey player Mariusz Czerkawski from 1996 to 1998. They have one daughter together, Julia (born September 16 1997). On January 30, 2003 she married American Jeffrey Raymond. Together they have a young son, Jakob (born July 24, 2003).
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