Izabella Scorupco Movies and Career Information
Jun 04, 1970
Izabella Scorupco (or Skorupko) was born June 4, 1970 in Białystok, Poland). She is a Polish-Swedish actress who is most famous for appearing as Bond girl Natalya Simonova in the 1995 James Bond film GoldenEye. She was the first Polish-born actress to play a Bond girl. Born as Izabela Dorota Skorupko in Białystok to Lech and Magdalena Skorupko, she was only one year old when her parents separated and she came to live with her mother. In 1978 they moved to Bredäng in Stockholm, Sweden. Coming to Sweden as an 8 year old, she learned to speak Swedish and English, in addition to her native Polish. She worked as a model and in 1989 she was discovered by director Staffan Hildebrand and starred in the movie Ingen kan älska som vi ("Nobody loves like us"). In the early nineties, she also had a brief but successful career as a pop singer, releasing an album which went gold in Sweden. She was married to Polish ice hockey player Mariusz Czerkawski from 1996 to 1998. They have one daughter together, Julia (born September 16, 1997). On January 30, 2003 she married an American named Jeffrey Raymond; they have a son, Jakob (born July 24, 2003) and live in Los Angeles.