Octopussy

Birthday of Geoffrey Keen [1916]

August 21st, 2018 by

Geoffrey Keen, who played Frederick Gray in The Spy Who Loved Me, Moonraker, For Your Eyes Only, Octopussy, A View to a Kill and The Living Daylights, was born in Berkshire on 21st August 1916.

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Birthday of Steven Berkoff from Octopussy [1937]

August 3rd, 2018 by

Steven Berkoff, who played Orlov in Octopussy, was born in Stepney in London on 3rd August 1937.

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Birthday of Robert Brown [1921]

July 23rd, 2018 by

Robert Brown, who played Admiral Hargreaves in The Spy Who Loved Me and M in Octopussy, A View to a Kill, The Living Daylights and Licence To Kill, was born in Dorset on 23rd July 1921.

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Anniversary of Octopussy & The Living Daylights publication in UK [1966]

June 23rd, 2018 by

Ian Fleming’s 14th and final James Bond book, Octopussy & The Living Daylights, was first published in the UK on 23rd June 1966 by Jonathan Cape. When originally published it consisted of two short stories about James Bond. The Living Daylights in particular stands out as a taught mini thriller. Current editions of the book also […]

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Birthday of Louis Jourdan from Octopussy [1921]

June 19th, 2018 by

Louis Jourdan, who played Kamal Khan in Octopussy was born in Marseille, France on 19th June 1921. Photo: Louis Jourdan in Madame Bovary trailer. Licensed under Public Domain.

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Birthday of Walter Gotell (General Gogol) [1924]

March 15th, 2018 by

The German actor Walter Gotell, who played KGB head General Gogol in a total of six James Bond films, was born in Bonn on 15th March 1924. Gotell’s family fled Germany under the Nazis and settled in Britain and he started in films during the Second World War playing German heavies. After the war he […]

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Anniversary of Louis Jourdan’s death [2015]

February 14th, 2018 by

Louis Jourdan, who played Kamal Khan in Octopussy (1983) opposite Roger Moore, died on 14th February 2015 at his home in Beverly Hills. The French actor was 93.

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Birthday of Octopussy actress Maud Adams [1945]

February 12th, 2018 by

Maud Adams was born in Luleå, Sweden on 12th February 1945. Initially working as a model in Paris and then New York, she began being offered television roles in 1970s shows such as Hawaii Five-O and Kojak. Her first major role was in The Man With The Golden Gun (1974) with Roger Moore, when she played sacrificial lamb Andrea Anders. […]

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Birthday of Kabir Bedi from Octopussy [1946]

January 16th, 2018 by

Kabir Bedi, who played Gobinda in Octopussy (1983), was born in Lahore on 16th January 1946. At the time the city was located in India under British rule. However British India was partitioned into the dominions of India and Pakistan the following year prior to becoming independent .

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Actor Albert Moses dies aged 79

December 18th, 2017 by

Albert Moses in 2005

This weekend we learnt the news that Albert Moses passed away earlier in the year at the age of 79. The Sri Lankan actor Albert Moses, who appeared in two James Bond films, died in London in September. Moses moved the the UK in the 1970s, where he mainly worked inn television. He was cast […]

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