Daniela Bianchi

Inside Biography


Daniela Bianchi is an Italian actress, best known for portraying Bond girl Tatiana Romanova in the 1963 spy thriller film 'From Russia with Love'. She played a Soviet cipher clerk sent to entrap agent 007, James Bond. 

Bianchi was the first runner-up in the 1960 Miss Universe contest, where she was also voted for Miss Photogenic by the press. She is also a Winner of Miss Rome title in 1960.

Early life and education

Daniela Bianchi was born on January 31, 1942, in Rome, Italy. She belongs to white ethnicity and holds an Italian nationality.

Bianchi is the daughter of an Italian Army colonel. As a young girl, she studied ballet for eight years. Bianchi became more voluptuous and couldn't continue with her dream of being a ballet dancer and later worked as a fashion model.


The gorgeous Russian model started to get job offers after she came runner-up in the Miss World in 1960. The even reached as far away as Moscow, and with her hard work and devotion, he got a break into filmmaking.  Bianchi got a Hollywood break in the 1963 James Bond outing, From Russia with Love after working in three Italian cinema.

She got the role in the movie by throwing away over 200 actresses across the world who auditioned for the role. During the shooting of the movie, she suffered from almost a fatal car accident when the vehicle toppled over a 15-foot drop.

Though Bianchi had a lucky escape in the breathtaking accident, her scratches and bruises forced director Terence Young to reshoot it till her face healed.

Bianchi gained a huge fame from her work in the Hollywood movie. She even became a household name as her beauty and charm fascinated her fans across the globe. The movie worked well for her. However, it became the only international high profile project for her.

Personal life

Daniela Bianchi married a Genoan shipping magnate, Alberto Cameli in 1970 and are still together as husband and wife.

The pair is blessed with a child, son named Filippo Bianchi. They are living happily.

Net worth

Daniela Bianchi earned an enormous amount of net worth from her career. Though, her current net worth has not disclosed yet. 

by ab-niranjan, 16 Jul, 2017

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