Birthday of 007 stunt coordinator Bob Simmons [1923]

Gunbarrel sequence

Bob Simmons, who worked as stunt coordinator on most of the early James Bond films until A View To A Kill (1985) was born in Fulham on 31st March 1922.

As well as coordinating the stunts, he also appeared in the iconic gunbarrel sequence at the start of Dr No (1962), From Russia With Love (1963) and Goldfinger (1964), until it was re-done with Sean Connery in Thunderball (1965).

Photo: The gunbarrel sequence with Bob Simmons used in Dr No, From Russia With Love and Goldfinger.

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