Character sheet for the James Bond film On Her Majesty's Secret Service.
MI6The following bulleted items are agents of MI6 who are described on other character pages:
Played by: Bernard Horsfall
Dubbed in Japanese: Norio Wakamoto (TBS)
A MI6 operative who tries to aid Bond in Switzerland as part of Operation Bedlam.
- Newspaper-Thin Disguise: He hides his face with a newspaper when he surveils Bond in Switzerland.
- Red Shirt: He seems to be introduced to the plot just to show that Blofeld is still dangerous.
- Sacrificial Lion: He is killed after being spotted by Blofeld's men while escalating Piz Gloria and his body is left hanging to freeze near the cable car station.
- The Voiceless: Subverted. He's introduced surveying Bond (rather sinisterly) in Switzerland and doesn't speak there, nor while escalating Piz Gloria, but when he's captured by Blofeld's men and brought to him, Campbell loudly voices his complaints to Blofeld.
Countess Teresa "Tracy" Draco di Vicenzo Bond
Played by: Diana Rigg
Dubbed in Japanese: Reiko Tajima (TBS), Rie Ishizuka (DVD/Blu-Ray)
A socialite with a taste for mischief, Bond first meets Tracy in the opening of the film as she's about to commit suicide by walking into the ocean. Bond saves her life and later her father, the head of the Corsican Mafia, asks him to court her in exchange for information on Blofeld. They eventually fall in love for real.
- Action Girl: Of the civilian Bond Girls, Tracy is pretty adventurous, fearless and resourceful, pulling off multiple car stunts and even fending off a few mooks on her own.
- Adaptational Backstory Change: While the film retains most of her tragic backstory, her losing her daughter of spinal meningitis is omitted.
- Affectionate Nickname:Tracy: Teresa was a saint, I'm known as Tracy.
- Badass Driver: She's fond of sport cars, and her driving skills are of great help to Bond in Switzerland after his escape from Piz Gloria.
- Big Damn Heroes: Arrives just in time in Switzerland to save Bond with her driving talents.
- Blue Blood: She inherited the title of "Countess di Vicenzo" from her previous husband.
- Broken Bird: Her first husband died shortly after leaving her for another woman, and her daughter died of spinal meningitis, leaving Tracy in this state.
- Cool Car: She drives a red 1969 Mercury Cougar XR 7.
- Damsel in Distress: She gets captured after the avalance set off by Blofeld.
- Damsel out of Distress: Though she manages to kill the mook who was watching over her before Bond and her father's men can rescue her, and does everything she can to distract Blofeld long enough while the Gunship Rescue is approaching.
- Deadpan Snarker:
- Most of the time in a back and forth with Bond.[Bond finds Tracy in his hotel suite with his gun in her hand]
Tracy: Suppose I were to kill you for a thrill?
Bond: I can think of something more sociable to do.
- She gets a good remark in while Blofeld is trying to convince her to become his Countess.Tracy: I'm already a Countess.
- Most of the time in a back and forth with Bond.
- Dies Differently in Adaptation: In the novel, Blofeld was the one who actually shot her. In the film, it's Irma Bunt.
- Driven to Suicide: Her first appearance has her attempting suicide over the loss of her husband and child. Bond saves her from it.
- Feet-First Introduction: How Tracy is introduced in the ice rink in Switzerland later on. Diana Rigg couldn't ice skate, so a stunt double was used.
- Former Teen Rebel: As explained by her father when he first met Bond, she had a habit of rebelling against him. While and as an adult she dearly loves him, she still retains the attitude.Draco: [After] my wife died, I sent Teresa to Switzerland to finish her education. Unfortunately, I didn't give her a proper home. She was without supervision. So she joined the fast international set. One scandal after another. When I disapproved, cut off her allowance, she committed some greater folly to spite me [...] Without telling me, she married an Italian count, who killed himself in a Maserati with one of his mistresses.
- Grievous Bottley Harm: After Blofeld orders Grunther and a mook to take care of Tracy during the helicopter attack on Piz Gloria, she takes a wine bottle and smashes it on the mook's head. Afterwards, she briefly tries to defend herself from Grunther with the broken bottle, until he disarms her.
- Happily Married: Ends up being with James for the rest of her life which isn't a very long one.
- Mafia Princess: Her father, Marc-Ange Draco, is the leader of Union Corse, an organized crime syndicate.
- Ms. Fanservice: While she dresses up properly most of the time, in one scene Bond catches her with her nightie hanging open, showing her bra.
- Pretty in Mink: She wears a red fox coat.
- Sacrificial Lion: She's killed at the end of the film by a shot fired from a speeding car by Blofeld and his henchwoman Irma Bunt.
- Show Some Leg: When she recognises her father's voice on the radio from the approaching "Red Cross" helicopters, she immediately starts being seductive with Blofeld, who gets annoyed when one of his men tries to draw his attention to them.
- Suicide by Sea: In her first scene, she tries to commit suicide by walking into the ocean but is saved by James Bond. It was only one of her self-destructive behaviours, which included gambling with money she didn't have.
Played by: Gabriele Ferzetti
Dubbed by: David de Keyser (English)
Dubbed in Japanese: Akira Kimura (TBS), Atsuki Tani (DVD/Blu-Ray)
The head of the Union Corse crime syndicate, and Tracy's father.
- Affably Evil: A friendly, polite mafia don who dearly loves his daughter.
- The Casanova: In his youth.
- The Don: Just like in the book, Draco is the leader of Union Corse, an organized crime syndicate.
- Drink-Based Characterization: He usually drinks Corsican brandy or the odd campari.
- Everyone Has Standards: Even though Draco gives Bond the information about Blofeld rather because he wants Bond to continue romancing Tracy, and he admits that he is a criminal with lots of shady businesses, even he thinks that Blofeld is a horrible person.
- Man of Wealth and Taste: A mafia don who always appears in sharp-looking suits.
- Neighbourhood-Friendly Gangsters: The Don he might be, but even he has principles and provides welcome help against the global threat that Blofeld represents. And he wants the best man possible for his daughter and thinks Bond is this man.
- Papa Wolf: He participates in the commando operation to take Blofeld down at Piz Gloria and rescue his daughter.
- Reasonable Authority Figure: He helps Bond with the investigation about Blofeld when M orders Bond to stop it, and Bond later enlists Draco and his forces to attack Blofeld's headquarters when M forbids him to.
The following bulleted items are villains who are described on other character pages:
Played by: Ilse Steppat
Dubbed in Japanese: Numami Teruee (TBS), Masako Isobe (DVD/Blu-Ray)
Blofeld's Swiss henchwoman who manages the care for the "Death Angels" and assists in the attempts to eliminate Bond.
- Adaptation Relationship Overhaul: She's Blofeld's wife in the books. Here she's just The Dragon to him.
- Apron Matron: To Blofeld's young female patients, the "Death Angels".
- The Dragon: She watches over the "Death Angels", who are a basic part of Blofeld's Evil Plan, and heads the first group of mooks sent to recapture Bond in Switzerland.
- Evil Redhead: Well, she's redhead, and besides working for Blofeld, she's the one who shot Tracy.
- Hero Killer: She kills Tracy in the end in an attempt to kill both her and Bond.
- Karma Houdini: Unlike most Dragons in the franchise, Bond never has a chance to kill her. However, this is because her actress died three days after the film premiered. Her comeuppance actually occurs in a short story published in the January 1997 issue of Playboy, where Bond kills her in response to an assassination attempt.
Played by: Yuri Borienko
Dubbed in Japanese: Shouzou Hirabayashi (TBS), Masafumi Kimura (DVD/Blu-Ray)
A stocky imposing character, Grunther is a henchman to Blofeld and head of security at Piz Gloria.
The "Death Angels"
Played by: Angela Scoular, Joanna Lumley, Dani Sheridan, Anouska Hempel, Ingrit Black, Julie Ege, Zara, Jenny Hanley, Helena Ronee, Sylvana Henriques, Mona Chong, Catherine Schell
'''Dubbed by: Joanna Lumley (Several foreign girls),
Dubbed in Japanese: Kazue Komiya (Ruby, TBS), Yuko Sato (Ruby, DVD/Blu-Ray), Kazuko Yanaga (Nancy, TBS), Tomoko Miyadera (Nancy, DVD/Blu-Ray), Gara Takashima (Israeli girl), Hiroko Takahashi (Jamaican girl) Kyoko Aoi (Australian girl)
Twelve beautiful young women from all over the world being brainwashed by Blofeld under the guise of allergy or phobia treatment in order to spread the sterility virus. A number appeared in the representative styles of dress of their particular nation. Their mission is to help Blofeld contaminate and ultimately sterilise the world's food supply. Irma Bunt watches over them.
- Adaptational Diversity: They were all English and Irish in the novel. In the film, they're of every nationality.
- Adaptational Name Change: Ruby Bartlett was named Windsor in the novel.
- Brainwashed: They're being brainwashed by Blofeld under the guise of an allergy/phobia treatment to be instructed on how to release the virus.
- Fille Fatale: While her age is never specified (her actress was 23 at the time), Ruby Bartlett acts much younger and less mature than the rest of the "Death Angels", and she relentlessly pursues Bond.
- Flat Character: Justified, since doing so for all of them would make the film way too long, only two of them get a good amount characterization. These two are also the only ones who get named in the film, Ruby Bartlett and Nancy, the other woman with whom Bond beds in the clinic.
- Ms. Fanservice: Out of the two to receive any characterization, Ruby and Nancy, Ruby spends a large part of her screen time making use of a Modesty Bedsheet, which is briefly off at one point, giving the audience a brief shot of her breasts.
- Only One Name: Bunt refuses to let the girls reveal their full names, claiming clinic rules. Ruby Bartlett tells "Hilly" her name anyway when she's alone with Bond.
- Supporting Harem: They all end up becoming quite the admirers of "Sir Hilary Bray", but none of them is the main Bond Girl of the film.
- Trademark Favourite Food: Each of them could only eat one and only one kind of food as part of their treatment: chicken for Ruby; flatbread for the Indian girl, bananas for the Jamaican girl; and so on.
- Unwitting Pawn: They all believe that they're just under an allergy/phobia treatment which in reality is part of a plan to destroy the world's entire agriculture and livestock.
Sir Hilary Bray
Played by: George Baker
Professor in the London College of Arms, whom Bond impersonates in Piz Gloria.
- Adaptation Expansion: The novel's version of Bray never appears (Bond's contact at the College of Arms is another character). Here he actually appears and, for an odd definition of "expansion", Bray's actor dubs over Bond's actor while the latter impersonates him.
- Ambiguously Gay: No evidence from him, himself, but when Bond is discovered by Blofeld and tries to keep the illusion up, Blofeld tells him that "respectable baronets from colleges do not seduce female patients in clinics". On the other hand, however, he may have been saying that the real Sir Hilary would take a job like this that he is getting payed good money for very seriously, and not sleep with all the patients.
- Composite Character: The novel's version of Bray never appears, and Bond's contact at the College of Arms is another character. The film merges the two.
- Identity Impersonator: For a matter of national security, he agrees to allow Bond to impersonate him at Piz Gloria. He even has his details altered slightly so that Bond can be mistaken for him.
- The Professor: Of heraldry in the London College of Arms.