The Fembots of ‘Austin Powers’: Where Are They Now?

05.02.17 6 months ago

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Austin Powers: International Man Of Mystery has spent 20 years stuck inside the cultural zeitgeist due, in part, to the phrase “Yeah baby!” and Mike Myers’ comedic versatility. But the FemBots, one of many riffs on the James Bond franchise tropes that formed the foundation of the film, deserve their due. And so do the actresses who portrayed the seductive killing machines. Which is why we took a brief look at what they’ve been up to since the release of the film.

Cheryl Bartel

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After her role in Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, Bartel seems to have checked out of the acting business. She did have a role in the 2002 German thriller Passion and Romance: Strange Desire. As for what took her away from acting? Honestly, the world may never know.

Cindy Margolis

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Margolis was an internet royal in the mid-to-late ’90s who was so frequently downloaded that she made it into the Guinness Book Of World Records. Her acting career never really took off, but she made a name for herself as a reality TV personality in the mid-2000s, wrote a book about fertility, and appeared in Sharknado 3 as herself.

Donna W. Scott

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Scott has made one-off appearances on CSI and The Good Wife and she has had minor roles in the movies Water For Elephants, Enemy Of The State, Domino, and Deja Vu, the last three of which were directed by her husband, the late Tony Scott, who is pictured here with her.

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