Roger Moore

Roger Moore


Roger Moore
Film: North side of the 7000 block of Hollywood Boulevard
Born Roger George Moore on Oct. 14, 1927 in Stockwell, United Kingdom

Roger Moore is best known for his contributions to two of England’s most well-known spy characters: “The Saint” Simon Templar and Agent 007 James Bond.

From 1962 to 1969, the former male model starred in the British TV series “The Saint,” which tied with “The Avengers” as the country’s longest-running action/spy series.

Bond producer Albert “Cubby” Broccoli selected Moore as the third James Bond after Sean Connery and George Lazenby, who left the series after one poorly received installment. Moore’s first outing as Bond, “Live and Let Die,” gave the agent a lighter, more tongue-in-cheek approach than Connery. Moore went on to be the longest-serving Bond (12 years, from 1973 to 1985) and appeared in the most films (seven).

After giving up the role at age 58 (he was the oldest Bond), Moore appeared in a few more films before retiring from acting in 2009.

He now devotes himself to humanitarian causes with UNICEF, where he has been a Goodwill Ambassador since 1991. He was knighted in 1999 for his charity work.

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