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Birthday of Hervé Villechaize from The Man with the Golden Gun [1943]

April 23rd, 2018 by

Hervé Villechaize, who played Nick Nack in The Man with the Golden Gun (1974), was born in Paris on 23rd April 1943.

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Birthday of Toby Stephens from Die Another Day [1969]

April 21st, 2018 by

Toby Stephens, who played Gustav Graves in Die Another Day, was born in London on 21st April 1969.

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Anniversary of Guy Hamilton’s death [2016]

April 20th, 2018 by

Guy Hamilton, who directed Goldfinger (1964) and three more James Bond films, died at his home in Mallorca on 20th April 2016. He was 93. After setting the template for the film series with Goldfinger, Hamilton returned to the series for Diamonds Are Forever (1971), Live And Let Die (1973) and The Man With The Golden Gun (1974). Among his other […]

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Birthday of Bruce Cabot from Diamonds Are Forever [1904]

April 20th, 2018 by

Bruce Cabot, who played Bert Saxby in Diamonds Are Forever, was born in California on 20th April 1904. The film was to be his last role and he died in 1972.

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Birthday of ‘Devil May Care’ author Sebastian Faulks [1953]

April 20th, 2018 by

Sebastian Faulks, who wrote James Bond continuation novel Devil May Care (2008), was born in Berkshire on 20th April 1953. Photo: Sebastian Faulks by Elena Torre. Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0.

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Birthday of Sean Bean from Goldeneye [1959]

April 17th, 2018 by

Sean Bean, who played Alec Trevelyan in Goldeneye was born in Yorkshire on 17th April 1959. Photo: Sean Bean 2005 by Tony Shek. Licensed under CC BY 2.0.

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Anniversary of The Spy Who Loved Me publication in UK [1962]

April 16th, 2018 by

Ian Fleming’s 10th James Bond book, The Spy Who Loved Me, was published on 16th April 1962 by Jonathan Cape. The Spy Who Loved Me is an oddity in that it is written in the first person from a female perspective and James Bond appears in the last third of the novel. Read more about […]

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Birthday of Lois Chiles from Moonraker [1947]

April 15th, 2018 by

Lois Chiles, who played Dr Holly Goodhead in Moonraker was born in Houston on 15th April 1947.

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Birthday of Robert Carlyle from The World Is Not Enough [1961]

April 14th, 2018 by

Robert Carlyle, who played the arch villain Renard in The World Is Not Enough, was born in Glasgow on 14th April 1961. Photo: Robert Carlyle by Sean Koo. Licensed under CC BY 2.0.

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Anniversary of Casino Royale publication in UK [1953]

April 13th, 2018 by

Ian Fleming’s 1st James Bond book, Casino Royale, was published on 13th April 1953 by Jonathan Cape. Casino Royale is the first James Bond book by Ian Fleming and sees 007 sent to a town in northern France to bankrupt a corrupt Russian agent at cards. Read more about Casino Royale

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