Ukrainian-born actress Olga Kurylenko has tested positive for the coronavirus.
The 40-year-old actress, best known for her role in the 2008 James Bond film Quantum of Solace, took to Instagram yesterday to confirm her diagnosis.
“Locked up at home after having tested positive for Coronavirus. I’ve actually been ill for almost a week now. Fever and fatigue are my main symptoms. Take care of yourself and do take this seriously.”
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Locked up at home after having tested positive for Coronavirus. I’ve actually been ill for almost a week now. Fever and fatigue are my main symptoms. Take care of yourself and do take this seriously! Сижу в изоляции дома с диагнозом Коронавирус. Уже почти неделю болею. Температура и слабость – мои основные симптомы. Будьте осторожны и принимайте это во всерьёз! #coronavirus #коронавирус
Fans and colleagues have been posting get well wishes on social media.
“Oh my god, feel better lady! We’re praying for you,” one fan reacted on Instagram.
“May the force be with you my Darling,” another wrote.
Heard about your Coronavirus, sorry to hear that. Feel better soon!!!
— Cam Era (@CamEraFitness) March 16, 2020
Just read you have 'the bug' – get well soon hey x
— Jim Toms (@09EA63) March 16, 2020
Tom Hanks and wife Rita Wilson are also in coronavirus isolation
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Hello, folks. @ritawilson and I are down here in Australia. We felt a bit tired, like we had colds, and some body aches. Rita had some chills that came and went. Slight fevers too. To play things right, as is needed in the world right now, we were tested for the Coronavirus, and were found to be positive. Well, now. What to do next? The Medical Officials have protocols that must be followed. We Hanks’ will be tested, observed, and isolated for as long as public health and safety requires. Not much more to it than a one-day-at-a-time approach, no? We’ll keep the world posted and updated. Take care of yourselves! Hanx!
Olga Kurylenko bio
Olga Kurylenko is a model and actress. She was born in Berdyansk, Ukraine, in November 1979, to Marina Alyabysheva, an art teacher, and Konstantin Kurylenko.
Her parents divorced when she was still an infant, and her mother struggled financially to raise her daughter.
But despite the challenges, she went on to study the arts and languages. She also studied piano at a music school in her native Berdyansk and trained in ballet as a teenager.
She got a job offer as a model when she was 13. She trained as a model in Moscow. She relocated to Paris when she was 16 years old and signed up with the Madison agency.
She got her big break at the age of 18 when she appeared on the cover of Glamour magazine.
During her career as a model, she appeared on the cover of several prestigious magazines, including Elle, Marie Claire, Vogue, and Madame Figaro.
She also worked with top brands in the fashion, clothing, and cosmetics industries, such as Bebe Clothing, Helena Rubinstein, and Maison Lejaby lingerie. But she decided to move from modeling to acting.
She made her film debut in 2005 when she played Iris in The Ring Finger.
She is best known for her role in the James Bond movie Quantum of Solace (2008), opposite Daniel Craig. She also played Alice Fournier opposite Pierce Brosnan in the movie, The November Man (2014).
Her film credits also include The Courier, The Serpent, and Oblivion. She played Nika Boronina in Hitman.