You might have noticed Lea Seydoux trading blows with Paula Patton in Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, or as Owen Wilson's new love interest in Midnight in Paris or playing the house nanny Clotilde in the Grand Budapest Hotel. Now the leading lady, who snagged the coveted Bond girl role in the latest instalment Spectre, is set to step into the Hollywood limelight. To help us get to know Leah a little bit better, we've listed three things about this stunning actress that will have you wanting to follow her next fashionable footsteps.

1. Seydoux plays Madeleine Swan in Spectre who, according to her is "Bond's equal". She's also the daughter of Bond's nemesis in Casino Royale and Quantum of Solace. While her character is fearless, Seydoux did reveal that she's afraid of most things and needed to overcome a lot of her fears for the stunts in the movie not to mention a few face facts.

 "I really didn't think I was pretty enough to play Madeleine Swann."

2. She starred in the Prada Candy ad campaign. In addition, she's also modelled for Vogue US and Vogue Paris.

3. She played former jewellery designer and one-time muse of Yves Saint Laurent, Loulou de La Falaise, in the biopic Saint Laurent.

Spectre's release date in the Middle East is November 5, 2015.