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James Bond, code name 007, is a fictional character created in 1953 by writer Ian Fleming, who featured him in twelve novels and two short story collections. There have been six other authors who wrote authorised Bond novels or novelizations

Here’s an awesome follow-up with all the actors who played 007, along with some fun facts and basic information.

1. Sean Connery

Date of birth: August 25, 1930

Place of birth: Fountainbridge, Scotland

Birth name: Thomas Sean Connery

Times he played 007: 7 times

Sean Connery’s 007 movies:

1. James Bond: Dr. No

Release: 1962

His age at release: 32

Salary: $100,000

Fortunately this was the only movie in which James Bond sung

2. James Bond: From Russia With Love

Release: 1963

His age at release: 33

Salary: $250,000

Fun fact: Sean Connery received eight specially modified Saville Row suits for this movie, $2,000 each.

3. James Bond: Goldfinger

Release: 1964

His age at release: 34

Salary: $500,000

Sean Connery never travel to the United States to film this movie. Every scene in which he appears to be in the USA was filmed in Pinewood Studios outside London. This explain why Bond flips a light switch down to find out the golden corpse of Jill, as English light switch are usually twisted on by flicking them down instead of up.

4. James Bond: Thunderball

Release: 1965

His age at release: 35

Salary: $600,000

5. James Bond: You Only Live Twice

Release: 1967

His age at release: 37

Salary: $1,000,000

After the film wrap, Connery was reportedly asked whether he found Japanese women good-looking to whom he allegedly replied, “No,” cause many Japanese to call him bad names.

6. James Bond: Diamonds Are Forever

Release: 1971

His age at release: 41

Salary: $1,250,000

This is the first and one of the few titles in which James Bond has sex with only one woman in the entire movie.

7. James Bond: Never Say Never Again

Release: 1983

His age at release: 53

Salary: $5,000,000

A young Steven Seagal was the military arts teacher for this film. He broke Sean Connery’s wrist during training.

2. George Lazenby

Date of birth: September 5th, 1939

Place of birth: Goulburn, Australia

Birth name: George Robert Lazenby

Having done only one James Bond movie, George became actually a symbol for amazing unremarkable: “It was a mistake, like casting George Lazenby as 007″

Times he played 007: 1 time

1. James Bond: On Her Majesty’s Service

Release: 1969

His age at release: 30

Salary: lb50,000

In the original take of the final scene feature Tracy’s death, George Lazenby came to tears. Director Peter R. Hunt then made them fire the scene again because he said that, “Bond does not cry.”

3. Roger Moore

Date of birth: October 14, 1927

Place of birth: Stockwell, UK

Birth name: Roger George Moore

In all of seven James Bond appearances, Roger Moore never prearranged a vodka martini “shaken, not enthused”

Times he played 007: 7 times

Roger Moore’s 007 movies:

1. James Bond: Live and Let Die

Release: 1973

His age at release: 46

Salary: $1,000,000

Sean Connery turned down the then exorbitant sum of $5.5 million to play James Bond. Connery gave Roger Moore his individual seal of approval for inherit his role, calling him “an ideal Bond”.

2. James Bond: The Man with the Golden Gun

Release: 1974

His age at release: 47

Salary: $1,000,000

3. James Bond: The Spy who Loved Me

Release: 1977

His age at release: 50

Salary: $1,000,000

The movie received Three Academy Award Nominations – the most ever received by a James Bond movie to date. These were for Best Art Direction – Set Decoration, Best Score, and Best Song – “Nobody Does It Better”.

4. James Bond: Moonraker

Release: 1979

His age at release: 52

Salary: $4,000,000

To build the gigantic three levels Space Station set interiors at France’s Epinay Studios, the production utilize two tons of nails, one hundred tons of metal, two hundred and twenty technicians and ten thousand feet of set building woodwork.

5. James Bond: For Your Eyes Only

Release: 1981

His age at release: 54

Salary: $4,600,000

Director John Glen predictable that every foot of film shot during the attempt drowning of Melina and Bond by Kristatos price about lb 2,700 UK pounds

6. James Bond: Octopussy

Release: 1983

His age at release: 56

Salary: $5,200,000

7. James Bond: A View to a Kill

Release: 1985

His age at release: 58

Salary: $7,500,000

When Grace Jones as May Day scream during the mine series when sparks fly about her, her screams are for real. She did not know that electric cables around her would go off as a particular result for the scene.

4. Timothy Dalton

Date of birth: March 21st, 1946

Place of birth: Colwyn Bay, Wales, UK

Birth name: Timothy Dalton

Timothy Dalton is said to have best portrait 007 the way Ian Fleming future in the novels. This is since of his more serious and “darker” acting style.

Times he played 007: 2 times

Timothy Dalton’s 007 movies:

1. James Bond: The Living Daylights

Release: 1987

His age at release: 41

Salary: $3,000,000

The literal translations of some of The Living Daylights (1987)’s foreign language titles include “Spies Die At Dawn” (Denmark); “007: High Tension” (Spain); “Death Is Not A Game” (France); “Icecold Mission” (Sweden); “His Name Is Danger” (Chile); “Breeze Of Death” (West Germany) and “007 In The Dangerous Zone” (Hebrew).

2. James Bond: Licence To Kill

Release: 1989

His age at release: 43

Salary: $5,000,000

Despite being one of the least commercially winning Bond movies in the United States, it was careful by director John Glen his best “007″. This opinion is communal by some fans and critics who praise the realism.

5. Pierce Brosnan

Date of birth: May 16h, 1953

Place of birth: Drogheda, Ireland

Birth name: Pierce Brendan Brosnan

Times he played 007: 4 times

Pierce Brosnan’s 007 movies:

1. James Bond: Goldeneye

Release: 1995

His age at release: 42

Salary: $1,200,000

2. James Bond: Tomorrow Never Dies

Release: 1997

His age at release: 44

Salary: $8,200,000

3. James Bond: The World Is Not Enough

Release: 1999

His age at release: 46

Salary: $12,400,000

Fun fact: The destruction of Valentine’s factory operation took about 5 months to complete.

4. James Bond: Die Another Day

Release: 2002

His age at release: 49

Salary: $16,500,000

Both the Aston Martin and the Jaguar were totally stripped of engine and organization gear. These were replaced by the Ford V8, 4WD kit and 4spd Auto ‘box from Ford’s Explorer. This was to help them perform on ice

6. Daniel Craig

Date of birth: March 2nd, 1968

Place of birth: Chester, England, UK

Birth name: Daniel Wroughton Craig

He is the first Bond actor to have been born after the Bond series began.

Times he played 007: twice up ’till now, signed for a total of 5 Bond movies

Daniel Craig’s 007 movies:

1. James Bond: Casino Royale

Release: 2006

His age at release: 38

Salary: $3,200,000

Fun fact: Most of the cars seen in the movie are made by Ford Motor Company. In the scene where Bond acts as a valet the cars in the parking lot are Land Rovers, Volvos, Jaguars and other Ford Motor Company’s cars.

2. James Bond: Quantum of Solace

Release: 2008

His age at release: 40

Salary: $7,300,000

3. James Bond: Skyfall

Release: 2012

His age at release: 44

Salary: still in produciton

The remaining available Ian Fleming titles are ”The Property of a Lady”, “The Hildebrand Rarity”, “Risico” and “007 in New York”, but the rumored titles were “Red Shadow” and “Red Sky at Morning”. The actual title “Skyfall” was announced early November 2011.

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