Birthday of Skyfall cinematographer Roger Deakins [1949]

May 24th, 2019 by

Roger Deakins whose work on Skyfall was widely acclaimed, was born on 24th May 1949 in Torquay. Having worked with Sam Mendes on  Jarhead and Revolutionary Road, he was invited by the director to work on the 23rd James Bond film. Skyfall was the first Bond film to be shot digitally.

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Birthday of Bérénice Marlohe from Skyfall [1979]

May 19th, 2019 by

Bérénice Marlohe, who played Sévérine in Skyfall was born in Paris on 19th May 1979.

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Birthday of Albert Finney from Skyfall [1936]

May 9th, 2019 by

Albert Finney, who played Kincade in Skyfall was born in Lancashire on 9th May 1936.

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Happy Birthday Daniel Craig

March 2nd, 2019 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 Javier Bardem [1969]

March 1st, 2019 by

Javier Bardem, who played Raoul Silva in Skyfall, was born in the Canary Islands (Spain) on 1st March 1969 and born into a long line of filmmakers and actors. Bardem came to prominence in Spanish cinema with Jamón Jamón opposite a young Penélope Cruz. He turned down English speaking roles as his English was poor, finally gaining international recognition […]

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Birthday of Rory Kinnear [1978]

February 17th, 2019 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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Albert Finney dies aged 82

February 9th, 2019 by

The highly regarded actor’s career spanned more than fifty years. Yesterday it was announced that Albert Finney, who played Kincade in Skyfall, died after a short illness at the age of 82. While many Bond fans know him as the gamekeeper in Daniel Craig’s third Bond film, Finney’ s career spanned several decades. Initially working […]

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Birthday of Ralph Fiennes [1962]

December 22nd, 2018 by

Ralph Fiennes, who played Mallory (later M) in Skyfall and SPECTRE was born in Ipswich on 22nd December 1962. Photo: Ralph Fiennes retouched by Regiznawz. Licensed under CC BY 3.0.

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Anniversary of US release of Skyfall [2012]

November 9th, 2018 by

Daniel Craig’s third Bond film, Skyfall, went on general release in the United States on 9th November 2012, although it was released in IMAX the day before. Production was delayed by the financial problems of MGM, resulting in a four year gap between Quantum of Solace and Skyfall.

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Anniversary of UK release of Skyfall [2012]

October 26th, 2018 by

Skyfall went on UK general release  at London’s Royal Albert Hall on 26th October 2012 and after massively positive reviews went on to become the UK’s best grossing movie and the first Bond movie to earn more than $1 billion worldwide.

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