A View To A Kill

Birthday of Geoffrey Keen [1916]

August 21st, 2017 by

Geoffrey Keen, who played Frederick Gray in The Spy Who Loved Me, Moonraker, For Your Eyes Only, Octopussy, A View to a Kill and The Living Daylights, was born in Berkshire on 21st August 1916.

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Birthday of Robert Brown [1921]

July 23rd, 2017 by

Robert Brown, who played Admiral Hargreaves in The Spy Who Loved Me and M in Octopussy, A View to a Kill, The Living Daylights and Licence To Kill, was born in Dorset on 23rd July 1921.

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Birthday of David Yip from ‘A View to a Kill’ [1951]

June 4th, 2017 by

David Yip, who played Chuck Lee in A View to a Kill, was born in Liverpool, United Kingdom on 4th June 1951.

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Remembering Sir Roger Moore

May 24th, 2017 by

Sir Roger Moore

It was one hot Saturday afternoon in August 1975 when I got my first taste of James Bond on the big screen. The Man With The Golden Gun had been released in December the previous year, but this was my first opportunity to see it. Hard as it is to imagine today, it took months […]

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Anniversary of A View To A Kill première in San Francisco [1985]

May 22nd, 2017 by

A View To A Kill was premiered in San Francisco’s Palace of Fine Arts on 22nd May 1985. The film was to be the last to feature Roger Moore as 007.

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Birthday of Grace Jones from ‘A View to a Kill’ [1948]

May 19th, 2017 by

Grace Jones, who played May Day in A View to a Kill, was born in Spanish Town in Jamaica on 19th May 1948. Photo: Grace Jones at Fremantle Park by Stuart Sevastos. Licensed under CC BY 2.0.

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Birthday of Christopher Walken from A View To A Kill [1943]

March 31st, 2017 by

Christopher Walken, who played Max Zorin in A View To A Kill, was born in New York on 31st March 1943. Photo: Christopher Walken at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival by David Shankbone. Licensed under CC BY 3.0.

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Birthday of Walter Gotell (General Gogol) [1924]

March 15th, 2017 by

The German actor Walter Gotell, who played KGB head General Gogol in a total of six James Bond films, was born in Bonn on 15th March 1924. Gotell’s family fled Germany under the Nazis and settled in Britain and he started in films during the Second World War playing German heavies. After the war he […]

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Birthday of Octopussy actress Maud Adams [1945]

February 12th, 2017 by

Maud Adams was born in Luleå, Sweden on 12th February 1945. Initially working as a model in Paris and then New York, she began being offered television roles in 1970s shows such as Hawaii Five-O and Kojak. Her first major role was in The Man With The Golden Gun (1974) with Roger Moore, when she played sacrificial lamb Andrea Anders. […]

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Birthday of Patrick Macnee (A View To A Kill) [1922]

February 6th, 2017 by

Patrick Macnee, who appeared alongside Roger Moore as Sir Godfrey Tibbett in A View To A Kill (1985) was born on 6th February 1922 in London. Best known for playing John Steed in The Avengers (1961-1969) on British TV alongside Honor Blackman and Diana Rigg, both of whom went on to become Bond girls, and The New Avengers (1976-1977) […]

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