7 Incredible Things To Remember About Roger Moore

Sir Roger Moore took a bow from the stage of life at the age of 89 but just like most great men who leave their footprints in the sands of time, he left behind many legacies and here are some of them

1 He took over from Sean Connery as James Bond in 1972, a role which spanned over a decade, his last James Bond movie ‘A View To A Kill’ was shot in 1985

2 Roger and co-star Lois Maxwell who acted as Miss Moneypenny were classmates at Royal Academy of Dramatic Art

3 He made his debut at the age of 17 in the film ‘Caesar and Cleopatra’ where he acted as an extra

4 He was once the highest paid actor in the world as he was paid one million pounds for a single series in ‘The Persuaders’ which he acted along Tony Curtis

5 In 1964 he made an appearance as James Bond in the comedy ‘Mainly Millicent’

6 He remains the longest James Bond, twelve years as well as the oldest, he was 45 when he played the roguish Western super spy in Live And Let Die and 58 when he retired in A View To A Kill

7 In 2008, Moore was voted as the ‘Best Bond’ after polling 62% of votes after the first poll in 2004

 

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