Live And Let Die

Death of Baron Samedi actor Geoffrey Holder [2014]

October 5th, 2017 by

Multi-talented Geoffrey Holder, who played Baron Samedi in Live And Let Die, died on 5th October 2014 after suffering from pneumonia. Born in  Trinidad in 1930, Holder worked as actor, dancer, choreographer, director, costume designer, singer, painter and voice over artist. Playing one of the most memorable characters in all the James Bond film, he made the […]

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Anniversary of Derek Meddings’ death [1995]

September 10th, 2017 by

Renowned special effects wizard Derek Meddings died on 10th September 1995 from colorectal cancer. In Goldeneye’s credits, on which he worked, a dedication reads; “To the memory of Derek Meddings”. As well as his work on the James Bond films, Meddings was known for Gerry Anderson’s supermarionation TV shows and on the Superman movies with Christopher […]

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Birthday of Julius W. Harris from ‘Live and Let Die’ [1923]

August 17th, 2017 by

Julius W. Harris, who played Tee Hee in Live and Let Die, was born in Philadelphia on 17th August 1923.

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Birthday of Geoffrey Holder from ‘Live and Let Die’ [1930]

August 1st, 2017 by

Geoffrey Holder, who memorably played Baron Samedi in Live and Let Die, was born in Trinidad and Tobago on 1st August 1930. Photo: GeoffreyHolder by Nightscream. Licensed under CC BY 3.0.

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Anniversary of Live And Let Die première [1973]

July 6th, 2017 by

The Live And Let Die world première took place on 6th July 1973 at the Odeon Leicester Square, nine days after it had opened in the United States.

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Anniversary of Live And Let Die US opening [1973]

June 27th, 2017 by

Roger Moore’s first 007 movie, Live And Let Die, opened in the United States on 27th June 1973, more than a week ahead of the world première in London.

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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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