Quantum of Solace

Happy Birthday Daniel Craig

March 2nd, 2017 by

Daniel Craig was born on 2nd March 1968 in Chester, born to an art teacher and a pub landlord. His acting career began when he was six years old, when he performed in school plays, but became involved in serious acting through the Everyman Theatre in Liverpool and moved to London aged 16 to join the National […]

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Birthday of Rory Kinnear [1978]

February 17th, 2017 by

Rory Kinnear, who has played Bill Tanner since Quantum of Solace (2008) was born in London on 17th February 1978. With his early career focused on stage work with the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Royal National Theatre, Kinnear’s movie break came with Daniel Craig’s second outing as 007, the role for which is is best known. Photo: Rory […]

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Birthday of Gemma Arterton from Quantum of Solace [1986]

February 2nd, 2017 by

Gemma Arterton, who played Strawberry Fields in Quantum of Solace, was born in Gravesend, Kent, on 2nd February 1986. The actress’s film debut came in 2007 with St Trinian’s, and after several more TV and movie roles she landed the part in Daniel Craig’s second 007 film in which she becomes the sacrificial lamb. Photo: “Gemma Arterton […]

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Birthday of Jeffrey Wright [1965]

December 7th, 2016 by

Two time Felix Leiter Jeffrey Wright was born on 7th December 1965 in Washington DC. Starting out on stage, Wright’s first major film role was opposite Harrison Ford in Presumed Innocent (1990), leading to many movie appearances. He appeared as Felix Leiter in Casino Royale and Quantum of Solace.

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Birthday of director Marc Forster [1969]

November 30th, 2016 by

Quantum of Solace director Marc Forster (shown above on set with Mathieu Amalric, Olga Kurylenko and Daniel Craig) was born on 30 November 1969 in Baveria, Germany. His breakthrough, in 2001, was with Monster’s Ball with Halle Berry and prior to Quantum of Solace directed The Kite Runner.  

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Birthday of Olga Kurylenko from Quantum of Solace [1979]

November 14th, 2016 by

Olga Kurylenko, who played Camille Montes in Quantum of Solace, was born in Berdyansk, in what is now Ukraine on 14th November 1979.

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Anniversary of UK release of Quantum of Solace [2008]

October 31st, 2016 by

The eagerly anticipated second Bond film with Daniel Craig, Quantum of Solace , went on UK general release on 31st October 2008. Despite the success of Casino Royale (2006) the follow up was widely felt to miss the mark.  

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Anniversary of Quantum of Solace première [2008]

October 29th, 2016 by

Quantum of Solace premièred at the Odeon Leicester Square on 29th October 2008. After the success of Casino Royale (2006), Daniel Craig’s second James Bond outing was eagerly anticipated but widely felt to miss the mark.

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Birthday of actor Mathieu Amalric [1965]

October 25th, 2016 by

Mathieu Amalric, who played Dominic Greene in Quantum of Solace, was born on 25th October 1965 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France. As well as his role as the villain in Daniel Craig’s second 007 film, Amalric appeared in Munich, while drawing critical acclaim for The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, based on the memoir of Jean-Dominique Bauby, in which he depicted […]

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Birthday of 007 screenwriter Robert Wade [1962]

September 16th, 2016 by

Robert Wade, who with writing partner Neal Purvis has worked on each Bond film since The World Is Not Enough (1999, with Bruce Feirstein), was born in South Wales on 16th September 1961. Following their work on Skyfall it was announced that the screen writing duo were retiring from the Bond films. However, they were hired to work on […]

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