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Izabella Scorupco
Born Izabella Dorota Skorupko
June 4, 1970 (1970-06-04) (age 39)
Bialystok, Poland
Years active 1995–present
Spouse(s) Mariusz Czerkawski (1996–1998) (divorced) 1 child
Jeffrey Raymond (2003–present) 1 child

Izabella Dorota Scorupco (born June 4, 1970 in Białystok, Poland, original last name was Skorupko) is a Polish-Swedish[1] 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.

Scorupco 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, she learned to speak Swedish and English, in addition to her native Polish.

She 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.

She was married to Polish ice hockey player Mariusz Czerkawski from 1996 to 2000. They have one daughter together, Julia (born September 16, 1997).[2] On January 30, 2003 she married American citizen Jeffrey Raymond. Together they have a son, Jakob (born July 24, 2003) and the family lives in Los Angeles.[3]

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Filmography

Year Title Role PEAK U.S. box office Worldwide box office
1995 GoldenEye Natalya Simonova #1 $106,429,941 $348,895,621
1999 With Fire and Sword Helena Kurcewiczówna  ?  ?  ?
2000 Vertical Limit Monique Aubertine #2 $69,243,859 $215,663,859
2002 Reign of Fire Alex #3 $43,061,982 $82,150,183
2004 Exorcist: The Beginning Sarah #1 $41,821,986 $78,000,586
2006 Cougar Club Paige N/A N/A N/A
2007 Solstorm Rebecka Martinsson
2010 Änglavakt Cecilia N/A N/A N/A

Discography

Albums

  • IZA (1991/1992) Sweden # 11

Singles

Year Title Chart positions
Sweden Germany Austria Switzerland Norway
1990 "Substitute" # 3 - - - -
1991 "I Write You a Love Song" # 10 # 93 - -
1991 "Brando Moves" # 37 - - - -
1992 "Shame, Shame, Shame" # 3 # 37 # 22 # 39 # 2

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