Samantha Bond is an English actress. She made her debut as Maria Bertram in the television series Mansfield Park. She next starred as Julia Simmons in Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple. Later in 1989, she made her film debut in Erik the Viking. In the 1990s, she became known for her role as Miss Moneypenny in the James Bond films GoldenEye, Tomorrow Never Dies, What Rats Won’t Do, and The World Is Not Enough. She also reprised her role in 2001’s Die Another Day. At the same time, she had recurring roles in The Sarah Jane Adventures and Outnumbered. In 2009, she portrayed Queen Elizabeth II in the TV serial The Queen. She also became known for her recurring character Lady Rosamund Painswick in Downton Abbey.