Birthday of Goldeneye composer Éric Serra [1959]

September 9th, 2017 by

Éric Serra, who composed the soundtrack for Pierce Brosnan’s first outing 007 in Goldeneye (1995), was born in France on 9th September 1959.

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Birthday of Izabella Scorupco from GoldenEye [1970]

June 4th, 2017 by

Izabella Scorupco, who played Natalya Simonova in GoldenEye, was born in Bialystok, Poland on 4th June 1970. Photo: “Izabella Scorupco 2013 (cropped)” by Film i väst. Licensed under CC BY 3.0.

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Birthday of 007 actor Pierce Brosnan [1953]

May 16th, 2017 by

Pierce Brosnan, who starred as James Bond in a total of four films starting with Goldeneye (1995), was born in Ireland on 16th May 1953. Brosnan first caught Cubby Broccoli’s eye when he visited the set of For Your Eyes Only with his wife, Cassandra Harris, who played Countess Lisl von Shlaf in the film. When the […]

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The Bond Novelizations Part II: Licence to Kill and GoldenEye

April 27th, 2017 by

British writer John Gardner wasn’t new to the world of James Bond in 1989, when Timothy Dalton’s second film as agent 007, Licence to Kill, was released.   By that time, the former Royal Marine commando and writer was firmly established as the man who resurrected Ian Fleming’s spy for the 1980s. After Ian Fleming’s […]

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Birthday of Sean Bean from Goldeneye [1959]

April 17th, 2017 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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Birthday of Robbie Coltrane from Goldeneye [1950]

March 30th, 2017 by

Robbie Coltrane, who played Valentin Zukovsky in Goldeneye (1995) and The World Is Not Enough (1999), was born in Rutherglen in Scotland on 30th March 1950. Photo: Robbie Coltrane by clogdancer licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 .

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Birthday of Joe Don Baker [1936]

February 12th, 2017 by

Joe Don Baker, who is one of the handful of actors to have appeared in more than one film playing different roles, was born in Texas in 12th February 1936. Often appearing in television roles, his first major film was Cool Hand Luke (1967) with Paul Newman. He got the role of Brad Whitaker in The Living Daylights […]

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Anniversary of UK release of Goldeneye [1995]

November 24th, 2016 by

Goldeneye went on UK general release on November 24th 1995. Pierce Brosnan’s 007 début ended a four year drought of Bond movies after a legal dispute between Cubby Broccoli and MGM/Pathé.

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Anniversary of UK première of Goldeneye [1995]

November 22nd, 2016 by

The UK première of Goldeneye took place at the Odeon Leicester Square on 22nd November 1995 with Prince Charles in attendance.

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Anniversary of US release of Goldeneye [1995]

November 17th, 2016 by

Goldeneye went on general release in the United States on 17th November 1995.

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