Timothy Dalton

Timothy Dalton

Posted on 17 September 2010

Timothy Dalton was in the frame for the role after Sean Connery made his first disappearance from the part, but at the age of 22 he himself felt that he was too young for the role.

Daniel Craig

Daniel Craig

Posted on 17 September 2010

Never has there been so much public opposition to the casting of James Bond. When Daniel Craig was announced, the fans went on the offensive, usually via the internet.

Sir Roger Moore CBE KBE

Sir Roger Moore CBE KBE

Posted on 17 September 2010

The longest running James Bond, setting a record that is unlikely to ever be broken, Moore appeared in a total of seven films from the early seventies to the mid eighties, bringing a suave sophistication to the super spy and steering the franchise in a new direction for a new decade.

George Lazenby

George Lazenby

Posted on 10 September 2010

Sean Connery’s very public disassociation from the role he had created left as gap that the world couldn’t wait to see who would fill. The honour fell to unknown Australian George Lazenby who won the part because he punched a stuntman by mistake, impressing the producers with this mistimed show of aggression.

Sir Sean Connery

Sir Sean Connery

Posted on 06 September 2010

If Patrick McGoohan hadn’t turned down the role of James Bond, then Sean Connery’s life would have been very different. He would never have been voted “The sexiest man alive” nor “The greatest living Scotsman”, let alone “The thinking woman’s golfer” (Okay, we made that one up).