Live And Let Die

Birthday of JW Pepper actor Clifton James [1921]

May 29th, 2017 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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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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Birthday of two-time Felix Leiter actor David Hedison [1927]

May 20th, 2017 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, 2017 by

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

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Sheriff JW Pepper actor Clifton James dies aged 96

April 18th, 2017 by

Over the Easter weekend we learnt the sad news of Clifton James’ death, the actor who played Sheriff JW Pepper in Roger Moore’s first two Bond movies.  He first appeared as Louisiana Sheriff JW Pepper in Live And Let Die (1973), when 007 outwits him and his men in a speedboat chase. The character proved to be […]

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

April 5th, 2017 by

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.

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

March 8th, 2017 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, 2017 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, 2017 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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Birthday of Yaphet Kotto from ‘Live and Let Die’ [1939]

November 15th, 2016 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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