Recurring Actors in the James Bond Franchise

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1.
Desmond Llewelyn
Desmond Llewelyn was born in South Wales in 1914, the son of a coal mining engineer. In high school, he worked as a stagehand in the school's productions and then picked up sporadic small parts. His family would not give up their effort to prevent him from a life on stage, so an uncle who was a high ranking police officer arranged for Llewelyn to take the department's physical exam...
“ Q

17 Films

From Russia with Love-The World Is Not Enough ” - Dwight Schrute
 
2.
Lois Maxwell
Actress, Goldfinger
Lois Maxwell has lived in Canada having moved from England. While still acting in the Bond films during the 80s Lois also became a regular columnist for the Toronto Sun newspaper. She purchased a cottage in northern Ontario and would often share stories about her experiences on the movie set, her co-stars...
“ Miss Moneypenny

14 Films

Dr. No-A View to a Kill ” - Dwight Schrute
 
3.
Bernard Lee
Actor, Dr. No
Best remembered as 'M' in the James Bond films, Bernard Lee was a popular character player in British films throughout the 1950s and 1960s. Born into a theatrical family, he made his stage debut at age six and later attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. He first appeared on the West End stage in London in 1928...
“ M

11 Films

Dr. No-Moonraker ” - Dwight Schrute
 
4.
Sean Connery
Actor, Dr. No
Sean Connery is best known for portraying the character James Bond, starring in seven Bond films between 1962 and 1983. In 1988, Connery won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in The Untouchables. His film career also includes such films as Marnie, The Name of the Rose, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen...
“ James Bond

7 Films

Dr. No-Never Say Never Again ” - Dwight Schrute
 
5.
Roger Moore
Roger Moore will perhaps always be remembered as the man who replaced Sean Connery in the James Bond series, arguably something he never lived down. Roger George Moore was born on October 14, 1927 in Stockwell, London, England, the son of Lillian (Pope) and George Alfred Moore, a policeman. He first wanted to be an artist...
“ James Bond

7 Films

Live and Let Die-A View to a Kill ” - Dwight Schrute
 
6.
Judi Dench
Actress, Skyfall
Judi Dench was born in York, England, to Eleanora Olive (Jones), who was from Dublin, Ireland, and Reginald Arthur Dench, a doctor from Dorset, England. She attended Mount School in York, and studied at the Central School of Speech and Drama. She has performed with Royal Shakespeare Company, the National Theatre...
“ M

7 Films

Goldeneye-Skyfall ” - Dwight Schrute
 
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“ General Gogol

6 Films

The Spy Who Loved Me-The Living Daylights ” - Dwight Schrute
 
8.
“ Sir Frederick Gray

6 Films

The Spy Who Loved Me-The Living Daylights ” - Dwight Schrute
 
9.
Daniel Craig
Actor, Skyfall
Daniel Craig, one of British theatre's most famous faces, who waited tables as a struggling teenage actor with the National Youth Theatre, went on to star as "James Bond" in Casino Royale, Quantum of Solace, Skyfall and Spectre. He was born Daniel Wroughton Craig on March 2, 1968, at 41 Liverpool Road...
“ James Bond

5 Films

Casino Royale-Bond 25 ” - Dwight Schrute
 
10.
Pierce Brosnan
Actor, GoldenEye
Pierce Brendan Brosnan was born in Drogheda, County Louth, Ireland, to May (Smith), a nurse, and Thomas Brosnan, a carpenter. He lived in Navan, County Meath, until he moved to England, UK, at an early age (thus explaining his ability to play men from both backgrounds convincingly). His father left the household when Pierce was a child and although reunited later in life...
“ James Bond

4 Films

Goldeneye-Die Another Day ” - Dwight Schrute
 
11.
“ M

4 Films

Octopussy-Licence to Kill ” - Dwight Schrute
 
12.
“ Miss Moneypenny

4 Films

Goldeneye-Die Another Day ” - Dwight Schrute
 
13.
Colin Salmon
Colin Salmon is one of Britain's most renowned actors. With a bold voice and posture, Colin makes his characters a favorite among audiences for every role he plays. He made his feature debut as Sgt. Robert Oswald in the British mega-hit mini-series Prime Suspect 2, which gave him much acclaim among British audiences...
“ Charles Robinson

3 Films

Tomorrow Never Dies-Die Another Day ” - Dwight Schrute
 
14.
Joe Don Baker
Actor, GoldenEye
Tall, broad shouldered character actor with Texan drawl first appeared in support in several Western vehicles both on TV and the cinema in the mid 1960s. Got himself noticed playing Steve McQueen's younger brother in Junior Bonner, and then scored the lead role of Buford Pusser (!) in the unexpected hit Walking Tall...
“ Brad Whitaker/Jack Wade

3 Films

The Living Daylights-Tomorrow Never Dies ” - Dwight Schrute
 
15.
Timothy Dalton
Dalton quickly moved to television, working mainly with the BBC, and in 1968 made his film debut as Philip II of France in The Lion in Winter. This was the first of several period dramas, which included a remake of Wuthering Heights in 1970 in which he portrayed Heathcliff. After a few more films, Dalton took a break in 1971 to concentrate on the theatre...
“ James Bond

2 Films

The Living Daylights-Licence to Kill ” - Dwight Schrute
 
16.
Ralph Fiennes
Actor Ralph Nathaniel Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes was born on December 22, 1962 in Suffolk, England, to Jennifer Anne Mary Alleyne (Lash), a novelist, and Mark Fiennes, a photographer. He is the eldest of six children. Four of his siblings are also in the arts: Martha Fiennes, a director; Magnus Fiennes...
“ M

2 Films

Skyfall-Bond 24 ” - Dwight Schrute
 
17.
Caroline Bliss
Slender, blonde-haired blue-eyed British actress who, at the age of 26, replaced Lois Maxwell as the Bond franchise's "Miss Moneypenny" in The Living Daylights and put a slight twist on it by wearing glasses. After "Daylights" and Licence to Kill, there was a gap between Bond films that ultimately cost Caroline the Moneypenny role...
“ Miss Moneypenny

2 Films

The Living Daylights-Licence to Kill ” - Dwight Schrute
 
18.
Naomie Harris
Actress, Skyfall
British actress Naomie Harris was born in London, the only child of television scriptwriter Lisselle Kayla. Her father is from Jamaica and her mother is from Trinidad. She showed an interest in acting from an early age and attended the prestigious Anna Scher Theatre School. From here, Harris won roles in various projects...
“ Miss Moneypenny

2 Films

Skyfall-Bond 24 ” - Dwight Schrute
 
19.
John Cleese
John Cleese was born on October 27, 1939, in Weston-Super-Mare, England, to Muriel Evelyn (Cross) and Reginald Francis Cleese. He was born into a family of modest means, his father being an insurance salesman; but he was nonetheless sent off to private schools to obtain a good education. Here he was often tormented for his height...
“ Q

2 Films

The World Is Not Enough-Die Another Day ” - Dwight Schrute
 
20.
Ben Whishaw
Proclaimed by many critics as one of the best young actors of his generation, Benjamin John Whishaw was born in Clifton, Bedfordshire, to Linda (Hope), who works in cosmetics, and Jose Whishaw, who works in information technology. He has a twin brother, James. He is of French, German, Russian (father) and English (mother) descent...
“ Q

2 Films

Skyfall-Bond 24 ” - Dwight Schrute
 
21.
Jeffrey Wright
Quite possibly the most underrated and underexposed actor of his caliber and generation, Jeffrey Wright's undeniable talent and ability to successfully bring to life any role he undertakes is on a par with the most praised and revered A-list actors in the business. Born and raised in Washington DC, Wright graduated from the prestigious Amherst college in 1987...
“ Felix Leiter

2 Films

Casino Royale-Quantum of Solace ” - Dwight Schrute
 
22.
“ Bill Tanner

2 Films

Quantum of Solace-Skyfall ” - Dwight Schrute
 
23.
“ Sylvia Trench

2 Films

Dr. No-From Russia with Love ” - Dwight Schrute
 
24.
Clifton James
Blustery, stocky, loud although often genial character actor who has created a niche for himself playing often frustrated and fast talking Southern characters... most noticeably as Sheriff J.W. Pepper alongside Roger Moore in the James Bond spy adventure Live and Let Die, plus his character returned to assist 007 again in The Man with the Golden Gun...
“ Sheriff J.W. Pepper

2 Films

Live and Let Die-The Man with the Golden Gun ” - Dwight Schrute
 
25.
Richard Kiel
Actor, Tangled
Towering 7' 2" tall actor who has cornered the market on playing giants, intimidating henchman, bayou swamp monsters and steel toothed villains! Kiel worked in numerous jobs including as a night club bouncer and a cemetery plot salesman, before breaking into film & TV in several minor roles in the late 1950s / early 1960s...
“ Jaws

2 Films

The Spy who Loved Me-Moonraker ” - Dwight Schrute
 
26.
Robbie Coltrane
Robbie Coltrane, one of Britain's most popular comedians who was head of debating society at school and won prizes for his art, is now a film star who played in two James Bond films and in the "Harry Potter" franchise. Coltrane was born Anthony Robert McMillan on March 30, 1950, in Rutherglen, a suburb of Glasgow...
“ Valentin Zukovsky

2 Films

Goldeneye-The World Is Not Enough ” - Dwight Schrute
 
27.
Jesper Christensen
Born 1948 in central Copenhagen. Lived there ever since. Did 25 years of theatre, - like Alceste in the Misanthropist, Richard in Richard lll (solo), Faust in Faust, Astrov in Vanja, a lot of worried men,- stopped doing it in 1998. Since then only worried men on film. Worked on more than 100 films by Per Fly...
“ Mr. White

2 Films

Casino Royale-Quantum of Solace ” - Dwight Schrute
 
28.
Ursula Andress
Actress, Dr. No
The quintessential jet-set Euro starlet, Ursula Andress was born in the Swiss canton of Berne on March 19, 1936, one of six children in a strict German Protestant family. Although often seeming icily aloof, a restless streak early demonstrated itself in her personality, and she had an impetuous desire to explore the world outside Switzerland...
“ Honey Ryder/Vesper Lynd/James Bond

2 Films

Dr. No-Casino Royale ” - Dwight Schrute
 
29.
George Lazenby
George Robert Lazenby was born September 5, 1939 in Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia, to Sheila Joan (Bodel) and George Edward Lazenby. He moved to London, England in 1964, after serving in the Australian Army. Before becoming an actor, he worked as an auto mechanic, used car salesman, prestige car salesman...
“ James Bond

1 Film

On Her Majesty's Secret Service ” - Dwight Schrute