First runner-up of Miss World 1958 contest, Claudine Auger is a French actress, popular for her role in the James Bond movie titled Thunderball. She also won the title of Miss France Monde. She received the Golden Laurel Award nomination for New Actresses in 1966.
Claudine Auger was born in Paris, France on April 26, 1941. As per her nationality, she is French by birth and belongs to the White ethnic group. Auger was born under the star sign of Taurus.
Auger was a student at St. John of Arc college. After some time she joined conservatoire de Paris, a college of music and dance. She learned to perform dramatic roles at the college.
Claudine was married to Pierre Gaspard-Huit on February 4, 1959. Pierre is a writer and a director, popular for his role in the movies like Captain Francaise, The Leatherstocking Tales, and Scheherazade. Due to some conflicts in their relationship, they decided to separate by getting a divorce in 1969.
After the divorce, she married Peter Brent on April 20, 1984. They had a child together named Jessica Claudine Brent but details regarding her are missing. Sadly, her husband Peter passed away in 2008.
Claudine Auger’s net worth as of 2019 is estimated to be $3 million. She amassed the reported amount of net worth from her acting profession. She has acted in more than 80 movies and serials.
Claudine began her career in the acting industry with a role in film Testament of Orpheus of 1960. Later her writer-director husband helped her with a role in many movies such as Le Masque de fer and Kali Yug: Goddess of Vengeance.
Later she did several movies like Thunderball, Anyone Can Play, Black Belly of the Tarantula, Triple Cross, and The Killing Game. Also, she played in television serial titled The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes.
At the beginning of her career, she was also in modeling. She won the Miss France Monde title during her modeling years. She also participated in the 1958 Miss World contest and become the first runner-up.
Claudine was nominated in 1966 for the Golden Laurel Award for New Actresses. She and director Jacques Deray were together in several projects. During the 70‘s she got to act in a lot of films directed by him.
Claudine Auger does not seem to have any official social media profile on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. In today’s world when every celebrity is on social media sites to be up-close and personal with the fans and families, her not having a social media profile does make her fans feel out of touch.