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June 22, 2020

50 Handsome Photos of Legendary James Bond Star Roger Moore From Between the 1950s and ’70s

Born 1927 in Stockwell, London, English actor Roger Moore worked as a model in the early 1950s, then travelled to the United States and began to work in television. He appeared in adaptations of Julius Caesar and Black Chiffon, and in two episodes of Robert Montgomery Presents, as well as the TV movie The Clay of Kings (all 1953).

Moore was best known for playing British secret agent James Bond in seven feature films from 1973 to 1985, beginning with Live and Let Die. His most notable television role was playing the main character, Simon Templar, in the British television series The Saint from 1962 to 1969.

Moore also had roles in some American television shows and films in the late 1950s and early 1960s, including replacing James Garner and portraying Beau Maverick in the Maverick series in 1960–1961, and starred with Tony Curtis in The Persuaders television series in 1971 to 1972, also had roles in several theatrical films in the 1970s and 1980s.

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

In 2007, he received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his contributions to the film industry. In 2008, the government of France made him a Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters.

Moore died in 2017 from liver cancer at his home in Crans-Montana, Switzerland at the age of 89.

Take a look at these vintage photos to see portrait of a young Roger Moore from between the 1950s and 1970s.


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