Diamonds Are Forever

Birthday of Jill St John from Diamonds Are Forever [1940]

August 19th, 2017 by

Jill St John, who played Tiffany Case in Diamonds Are Forever, was born in Los Angeles on 19th August 1940.

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Birthday of Jimmy Dean from Diamonds Are Forever [1928]

August 10th, 2017 by

Jimmy Dean, who played Willard Whyte in Diamonds Are Forever, was born in Plainview, Texas, US on 10th August 1928. Photo: Jimmy Dean 1966 by William Morris Agency. Licensed under Public Domain.

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DAF actor Joe Robinson dies aged 90

July 11th, 2017 by

The actor and stuntman Joe Robinson died last week at the age of 90. For Bond fans he is best remembered for playing Peter Franks in Diamonds Are Forever (1971). He was 90 years old.  According to Wikipedia, Robinson claimed he was a contender for the Red Grant role in From Russia With Love. Though he […]

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Birthday of Joe Robinson from Diamonds Are Forever [1927]

May 31st, 2017 by

Joe Robinson, who played Peter Franks in Diamonds Are Forever was born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne on 31st May 1927.

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Birthday of Bruce Glover from Diamonds Are Forever [1932]

May 2nd, 2017 by

Bruce Glover, who played the assassin Mr Wint in Diamonds Are Forever, was born in Chicago, Illinois on 2nd May 1932. Photo: Diamonds Are Forever by Mieremet, Rob / Anefo – Nationaal Archief. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 nl.

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Birthday of Bruce Cabot from Diamonds Are Forever [1904]

April 20th, 2017 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. Photo: Bruce Cabot in Sinners in Paradise. Licensed under Public Domain.

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Anniversary of Diamonds Are Forever publication in UK [1956]

March 26th, 2017 by

James Bond is sent to the United States to infiltrate and stop a diamond smuggling operation run by the Spangled Mob.

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Birthday of Plenty O’Toole actress Lana Wood [1946]

March 1st, 2017 by

Lana Wood, who played Plenty O’Toole in Diamonds Are Forever (1971) was born in Santa Monica on 1st March 1946, the younger sister of Natalie Wood. Wood’s first big break came when she landed the role of Sandy Webber in the TV soap Peyton Place, but it was after appearing in Playboy that she came to the attention of […]

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Birthday of Putter Smith from Diamonds Are Forever [1941]

January 19th, 2017 by

Patrick “Putter” Smith who played Mr Kidd alongside Bruce Glover as Mr Wint in Diamonds Are Forever, was born in California on 19th January 1941. Smith was invited to play Mr Kidd by Harry Saltzman, who saw him playing bass at a jazz show. Although most widely known for his role as the gay hit-man his main […]

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Anniversary of UK premiere of Diamonds Are Forever [1971]

December 30th, 2016 by

Diamonds Are Forever was premiered at the Odeon Leicester Square on 30th December 1971.

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