British actress Alexandra Bastedo has lost her battle with cancer at the age of 67.
The Casino Royale star passed away on Sunday (12Jan14), according to theatre director and close friend Roger Redfarn.
Bastedo was discovered at the age of 16 and made her debut in horror film 13 Frightened Girls in 1963.
She went on to star in several movies and Tv shows, including The Champions and Batman Begins.
Bastedo dated actor Omar Sharif and English journalist David Frost and was married to theatre producer and director Patrick Garland, who passed away in April (13), at the age of 78.
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