Roger Moore passed away in Switzerland on 23rd May 2017 at the age of 89 due to cancer. His family released a statement from Moore’s twitter handle a while ago.
Moore the most iconic James Bond was the longest serving Bond with 7 films spanning from 1973 – 1985. He took over from Sean Conery in 1972 and was first seen as 007 agent in Live and Let Die (1973). From there on, Moore was seen in 6 more Bond 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 was a High School Dropout
- He lived in London during World War II
- Before becoming an actor Moore worked as a struggling model
- He debuted with the 1945 film Vacation from Marriage in which he was an uncredited extra. He went on to do 7 more such roles.
- He moved to the US in 1953 and made his TV debut with Julius Caesar
- He debuted as James Bond in 1973 at the age of 46, the oldest actor to debut as 007 with Live and Let Die
- His last Bond film was the 1985 film A View To Kill thus making him the longest serving 007 agent ever
- In 1993, Roger Moore dealt with prostate cancer successfully
- in 2003 he collapsed on stage during the performance for ”The Play What I Wrote’ in new York and is fitted with a pacemaker the next day
- He became Sir Roger Moore in 2003, at the knighting ceremony with Queen Elizabeth II
- He received Star in Hollywood Walk Of Fame only in 2007 located at 7007 Hollywood boulevard
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