Sir Roger Moore, James Bond ‘007’ Actor, 1927-2017

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Sir Roger Moore

Sir Roger Moore, best known for playing James Bond in seven films from 1973 to 1985, has passed away in Switzerland at age 89 following a ‘short but brave’ battle with cancer.

His family provided a statement on his Twitter page paying tribute to him and announcing they will hold a private funeral in Monaco.

“We know our own love and admiration will be magnified many times over, across the world, by people who knew him for his films, his television shows and his passionate work for UNICEF which he considered his greatest achievement.

“The affection our father felt whenever he walked onto a stage or in front of a camera buoyed him hugely and kept him busy working into his 90th year, through to his last appearance in November 2016 on stage at London’s Royal Festival Hall.”

Signed by his children Deborah, Geoffrey and Christian, the family statement went on to thank him for “being so special to so many people”.

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Sir Roger Moore was an actor, author and the UNICEF charity’s ambassador.

Moore took over the role of James Bond from Sean Connery in 1972, and made his first appearance as 007 in Live and Let Die (1973). Moore portrayed the British spy in six more films: The Man with the Golden Gun (1974), The Spy Who Loved Me (1977), Moonraker (1979), For Your Eyes Only (1981), Octopussy (1983), and A View to a Kill (1985).

Moore also starred as Simon Templar in the television series The Saint between 1962 and 1969.

Moore was appointed a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador in 1991, and was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 2003 for “services to charity”.

Moore was born on October 14, 1927 in Stockwell, London.

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