Mary Stävin

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Mary Stävin
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Mary Stävin in 1983
Born Mary Ann-Catrin Stävin
(1957-08-20) 20 August 1957 (age 59)
Örebro County, Sweden
Spouse(s)
  • Nicholas Wilcockson (2002–present; 1 child)
Children 1 daughter

Mary Ann-Catrin Stävin (born 20 August 1957) is a Swedish actress, model and beauty queen who won Miss World 1977 in London. She was appointed Miss Sweden 1977 after the original winner Birgitta Lindvall decided to join in Miss Universe 1977. She is the third Swede to win the Miss World crown.

Acting career[edit]

Amongst her most prominent acting roles are bit parts in two of Roger Moore's James Bond films. In Octopussy (1983) she played an Octopussy girl and in A View to a Kill (1985) she played agent Kimberley Jones. She had supporting roles as the character Tanya in the 1986 horror movie House, which starred William Katt, and the similarly-titled horror film Open House (1987), starring Joseph Bottoms. Her other films included Alien Terminator (1988) opposite Roger Moore's daughter Deborah, The Opponent (1988), Strike Commando 2 (1988), Born to Fight (1989) and Howling V: The Rebirth (1989). She also played the Icelandic businesswoman, "Heba", in "Twin Peaks" (Season 1, Ep. 6).

In addition to acting, Stävin released the exercise album Shape Up and Dance with George Best.[citation needed] and appeared in two music videos for Adam Ant. These were Ant Rap (1981) and Strip (1983).

Personal life[edit]

Stävin resides in Beverly Hills, California with husband, Nicholas Wilcockson, a British businessman. She has a daughter Liliana and eight nieces and nephews.

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