23 March 1950 |
Corinne Cléry (born 23 March 1950), also known as Corinne Piccolo, is a French actress. She is known for the films Moonraker (1979), The Story of O (1975) and Yor, the Hunter from the Future (1983).
She was born near Paris and raised in Saint-Germain-en-Laye.
She started her acting career in the late 1960s under the name Corinne Piccoli. Her first important film was Joël Le Moigne's Les Ponettes with Johnny Hallyday and DJ Hubert Wayaffe, whom she married at the end of the filming, aged 17.
Cléry first came to prominence in the controversial movie Story of O (1975) (Histoire d'O). She also modelled for the cover of French magazine Lui in which she is holding a huge copy of the book Story of O.
Cléry is also noted for being the Bond girl and henchman Corinne Dufour in the James Bond movie Moonraker, from 1979; she played the evil Hugo Drax's assistant, Corrine Dofour, who betrays her boss and is subsequently killed by his dogs. She also starred with Bond girl Barbara Bach (who played Anya Amasova from The Spy Who Loved Me) and Richard Kiel (who played Bond villain Jaws) in the movie The Humanoid (1979). Following Moonraker, most of her movies were made in Italy in Italian. However she also starred in the movies Covert Action and Hitch Hike (1977) with the actor David Hess. She appeared in Sergio Corbucci's The Con Artists (1976) with Adriano Celentano and Anthony Quinn.
She married Hubert Wayaffe.
- L'umanoide in the International Movie Database
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