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Bob Holness (1928–2012)

Bob Holness was the second actor to portray James Bond, starring in a 1957 South African radio dramatization of 'Moonraker'. Born in South Africa in 1928 he moved to Kent, England at a young age and grew up during the Second World War. A career as an actor followed which took him back to the land of his birth where he met Mary Rose whom he soon ... See full bio »

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Blockbusters Himself / Himself - Host / Himself - Presented By / Himself - Presenter
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 1998 Rex the Runt (TV Series)
Mr. Formal
- Adventures on Telly 1 (1998) ... Mr. Formal (voice)
 1984 The Chain
 1974 Thriller (TV Series)
- One Deadly Owner (1974) ... Announcer (voice)
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5' 10" (1.78 m)

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One of his daughters, Ros Holness was in a pop group called "Toto Coelo", they had a smash hit with "I Eat Cannibals". See more »

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