Olga Kurylenko is an Ukrainian born French actress and model. She is best known for being the Bond Girl in Quantum of Solace. She has also acted in Oblivion with Tom Cruise and in Hitman (2007) with Timothy Olyphant.
Olga Kurylenko was born on 14 November 1979 in Berdiansk, Ukraine, then part of the Soviet Union. Her father Konstantin, is Ukrainian. Her her mother Marina Alyabysheva teaches art. Her mother was born in Irkutsk Oblast, Russia. She was discovered as a model at the age of 13 and at the age of 16 moved from Moscow to Paris to pursue a modeling career. She had appeared on the covers of Vogue and Ellemagazines.
Olga Kurylenko acquired French citizenship in 2001. She married French fashion photographer Cedric van Mol in 2000. The couple divorced four years later. She married American mobile phone accessory entrepreneur Damian Gabrielle in 2006. That marriage ended in divorce in late 2007. Kurylenko moved to London in 2009. She has one son with Max Benitz named Alexander Max Horatio.