Izabella Scorupco

Izabella Scorupco Biography

Izabella Scorupco Bond girl Natalya Simonova in Goldeneye cast

Izabella Scorupco is a Polish-born Swedish-American actress, singer, and model best known for her role as Bond girl Natalya Simonova in the movie GoldenEye (1995).

She was born in Białystok, Poland in 1970 to Lech, a musician, and Magdalena Skorupko, a doctor. At the age of one, her parents separated, and she and her mother moved to Bredäng in Stockholm, Sweden, where Scorupco learned to speak Swedish, English, and French.

In the late 1980s, Izabella Scorupco worked as a model and appeared on the cover of Vogue. She was discovered by director Staffan Hildebrand in 1987 and starred in the film Ingen kan älska som vi.

Scorupco gained widespread recognition for her role as Bond girl Natalya Simonova in Pierce Brosnan‘s first Bond film Goldeneye. Scorupco went on to star in several other films, including With Fire and Sword, Vertical Limit, Reign of Fire, and Exorcist: The Beginning.

In the early 1990s, Izabella Scorupco had a short but successful career as a pop singer, releasing the gold-certified album IZA in 1991. She reprised her singing career in 2011, duetting with Swedish musician Peter Jöback and featuring in his music video for the song Jag Har Dig Nu. She has also hosted Sweden’s Next Top Model and appeared in a romantic comedy film, Micke & Veronica. Her last role was in the 2018 film The Undreaming of Anna Bell Zeigler.

corupco married Polish ice hockey player Mariusz Czerkawski in 1996, but they divorced in 1998. She married American Jeffrey Raymond in 2003 and had a son, Jakob, in the same year, but they divorced in 2015. She is currently married to Karl Rosengren and lives in Los Angeles and New York City.