Nikki van der Zyl
|Nikki Van Der Zyl|
|Born||Monica van der Zyl
April 27, 1935
|Occupation||Voice actress, Actress|
Nikki van der Zyl (born 27 April 1935, Berlin, also known as Monica van der Zyl) is a German voice actress most famous for providing the voice of Ursula Andress in the movie Dr. No. She also revoiced all the other female voices in that same movie, except that of Miss Moneypenny (played by Lois Maxwell) and that of Miss Taro (Zena Marshall). Van der Zyl also worked as a dialogue coach who assisted Gert Fröbe, whose English was limited, for the Bond movie Goldfinger. She works as an artist, poet, and public speaker. Her father was Rabbi Dr Werner van der Zyl.
- Dr. No (1962) (Revoiced Ursula Andress and all female voices except Moneypenny, Miss Taro, and possibly Sister Rose and Sister Lily.)
- From Russia with Love (1963) (Revoiced Eunice Gayson and female hotel clerk in Istanbul.)
- Goldfinger (1964) coach to Gert Fröbe on set with him.)
- Thunderball (1965) (Revoiced Claudine Auger and woman in red dress at the nightclub.)
- You Only Live Twice (1967) (Revoiced Mie Hama.)
- Hannibal Brooks (1969) (Revoiced Karin Baal.)
- On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969) (Revoiced Olympe and various other characters.)
- Scars of Dracula (1970) (Revoiced Jenny Hanley.)
- Diamonds Are Forever (1971) (Revoiced woman heard on boat in Amsterdam.)
- Live and Let Die (1973) (Partly revoiced Jane Seymour).
- The Cherry Picker (1974) (Revoiced Lulu.)
- The Man with the Golden Gun (1974) (Revoiced Francoise Therry and various other characters.)
- Moonraker (1979) (Supposedly revoiced Corinne Cléry; also revoiced various other characters.)
In January 2013 published her book For Your Ears Only but a week later it was pulled from sale after an injunction was lodged and upheld.