Live And Let Die

Birthday of JW Pepper actor Clifton James [1921]

May 29th, 2018 by

Clifton James, who played Sheriff JW Pepper in Live and Let Die and The Man with the Golden Gun was born in Spokane, Washington on 29th May 1921.

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Birthday of two-time Felix Leiter actor David Hedison [1927]

May 20th, 2018 by

David Hedison, who played Felix Leiter in Live and Let Die and Licence to Kill was born in Providence, Rhode Island, U.S. on 20th May 1927. Photo: David Hedison by Nightscream. Licensed under CC BY 3.0.

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Birthday of Roy Stewart from Live and Let Die [1925]

May 15th, 2018 by

Roy Stewart, who played Quarrel Jr in Live and Let Die was born in Jamaica on 15th May 1925.

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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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Anniversary of Live And Let Die publication in UK [1954]

April 5th, 2018 by

Ian Fleming’s 2nd James Bond book, Live And Let Die, was published on 5th April 1954 by Jonathan Cape. 007 is sent to New York on the trail of a gold smuggling operation being used to finance Russian activities and in Jamaica faces voodoo powers. Read more about Live And Let Die

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Live And Let Die composer George Martin died on this day in 2016

March 8th, 2018 by

George Martin, who was sometimes known as “the fifth Beatle” due to his influential work as producer with the Fab Four, died on 8th March 2016. As well as working with The Beatles and a whole host of other pop stars of the 1960s, Martin produced Shirley Bassey on Goldfinger. On Live And Let Die he composed […]

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Birthday of Gloria Hendry from Live And Let Die [1949]

March 3rd, 2018 by

Gloria Hendry, who played Rosie Carver in Roger Moore’s 1973 James Bond debut, Live And Let Die, was born on 3rd March 1949 in Winter Haven, Florida. Her best known role is as CIA agent Rosie Carver and she also made a number of blaxploitation movies, including  Black Caesar and its sequel Hell Up in Harlem (both 1973). Photo: “Gloria […]

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Birthday of Bond girl Jane Seymour [1951]

February 15th, 2018 by

Jane Seymour, who played Solitaire in Live And Let Die, was born on 15th February 1951 in Hayes, Middlesex. Photo: “Jane Seymour CUN Award Party 2009” by Ilya Haykinson. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0.

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Roger Moore’s The 007 Diaries to be republished next year

December 4th, 2017 by

Diary written during the filming of Live And Let Die to be reissued in 2018. Roger Moore agreed to keep a day-by-day diary throughout the production of his first James Bond film, Live and Let Die. Originally published just ahead of the premiere in July 1973, a new hardback edition of the book is to be published […]

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Birthday of Yaphet Kotto from ‘Live and Let Die’ [1939]

November 15th, 2017 by

Yaphet Kotto, who played Kananga/Mr Big in Live and Let Die, was born in New York City on 15th November 1939.

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