From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Ilse Paula Steppat (November 11, 1917 in Wuppertal – December 21, 1969 in West Berlin) was a German actress. In her only English language role, she played Blofeld's assistant and henchwoman Irma Bunt in the James Bond movie On Her Majesty's Secret Service. She died of a heart attack days after the release. Description above from the Wikipedia article Ilse Steppat, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.