Dennis Gassner confirmed as Bond 25 production designer. In an article on the look of Blade Runner 2049, International Cinematographers Guild Magazine spoke to cinematographer Roger Deakin and production designer Dennis Gassner. Talking about various aspects of shooting the movie, directed by Bond contender Denis Villeneuve, Gassner says: I’m about to do my fourth James Bond film, […]
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Julius W Harris who played Tee Hee Johnson in Live And Let Die died on 17th October 2004 in California aged 81.
Harris had worked as a nurse and a bouncer in the jazz clubs of New York before winning his first screen role in Nothing But a Man (1964). He later appeared in blaxploitation movies such as Superfly and Shaft’s Big Score, before securing the role of Tee Hee in Live And Let Die, which was notably influenced by the blaxploitation genre.
Götz Otto, who played Mr Stamper in Tomorrow Never Dies was born in Dietzenbach, West Germany on 15th October 1967.
Photo: Götz Otto by Harald Bischoff. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0.
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Tanya Roberts, who played Stacey Sutton in A View to a Kill was born in New York on 15th October 1955.
Photo: Tanya Roberts 1982. Licensed under Public Domain.
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The third actor to play 007 in the official EON series, Roger Moore, was born on 14th October 1927 in Stockwell, London, the son of a policeman.
Moore took over after Sean Connery left the series for the second time following Diamonds Are Forever, playing Bond in a very different way to Connery’s portrayal. Although his Bond films are not to everyone’s taste, he remains the longest serving 007. His full list of Bond films is:
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Daniel Craig was announced as the new James Bond on 14th October 2005. Producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G Wilson introduced the rather nervous Craig at an event on HMS Belfast on the Thames. Craig arrived on a speedboat accompanied by the Royal Marines and immediately came under attack by part of the fan base, as well […]
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Ben Whishaw, who was introduced as gadget master Q in Daniel Craig’s third outing as 007, was born on 14th October 1980.
Prior to Skyfall, Whishaw appeared in Layer Cake, also staring Daniel Craig and played Sebastian Flyte in a film adaptation of Brideshead Revisited, as well as a variety of other roles in film, TV and theatre, including the voice pf Paddington Bear.
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Fiona Fullerton, who played Pola Ivanova in A View to a Kill was born in Nigeria on 10th October 1956.
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Freddie Young, who was responsible for the cinematography on You Only Live Twice, was born on 9th October 1902 in London.
Young was the first British cinematographer to film in CinemaScope, and as well as his work on 007 he worn the cinematography Oscar three times for Lawrence of Arabia (1962), Doctor Zhivago (1965) and Ryan’s Daughter, all directed by David Lean.
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George Baker, who appeared in three James Bond films, died on 7th October 2011.
Baker was uncredited in You Only Live Twice as a NASA engineer, but in On Her Majesty’s Secret Service played Sir Hilary Bray, and then Captain Benson in The Spy Who Loved Me. Baker also dubbed George Lazenby’s voice in the scenes in which Bond is impersonating the heraldry expert in Piz Gloria.
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