Lois Maxwell

Birthday of Moneypenny actress Lois Maxwell [1927]

February 14th, 2018 by

The late Lois Maxwell was born inĀ Ontario, Canada onĀ 14th February 1927. After becoming dissatisfied with her film career she moved to Italy and then, in 1955, the UK, where she worked in television. In 1962 Maxwell was offered the roles of Sylvia Trench or Miss Moneypenny in Dr No by Terence Young. She opted for […]

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The changing face of Miss Moneypenny

November 21st, 2013 by

One of the best loved characters from the James Bond films is Miss Moneypenny, whose first flirtatious encounter with 007 we see in Dr No after being called in for a briefing by M during a night on the town. From then on she became a fixture of every Bond film until Die Another Day […]

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Lois Maxwell dies at the age of 80

October 4th, 2007 by

Last weekend we all received the sad news that Lois Maxwell, accepted by most of the Bond community as the definitive Miss Moneypenny, passed away on Saturday evening. She appeared in a total of 14 Bond films alongside Sean Connery, George Lazenby and Roger Moore. Born in Ontario, Canada on Valentine’s day 1927, she had […]

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