Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Obituary: Roger Moore

Handsome-as-hell actor Sir Roger Moore, 89, known for his James Bond roles, has died. His family announced the death this morning.

Moore was also remembered by yours truly for having played on Maverick after James Garner left the show thanks to contract disputes. Another television series he starred in was The Saint, which like Maverick has a cult following.

Moore played in seven Bond films. He died after a short battle with cancer.

Sir Roger, who died in Switzerland, will have a private funeral in Monaco in accordance with his wishes, they added.

"The love with which he was surrounded in his final days was so great it cannot be quantified in words alone," read the statement from Deborah, Geoffrey and Christian.
"Our thoughts must now turn to supporting Kristina [his wife] at this difficult time."

It added: "We know our own love and admiration will be magnified many times over, across the world, by people who knew him for his films, his television shows and his passionate work for UNICEF which he considered to be his greatest achievement.

Here is a documentary about the actor:

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