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Sir Roger Moore Passes Away

24 May 2017 5:00 AM, PDT | | See recent LRM Online news »

It was announced on Twitter yesterday that Sir Roger Moore, the third actor to play James Bond for Eon Productions, has passed away in Switzerland after losing a battle with cancer. According to his family, there will be a private memorial held in Monaco.

Source: Twitter

Sir Roger Moore was the first James Bond I was exposed to. While I was aware of Sean Connery's work as Bond, being that there were more Roger Moore Bond films out when I was a kid meant that most replays of Bond movies on television were of Roger Moore's version of the character. At the time, I wasn't much of a fan because the films felt silly. I didn't realize until growing up that that was the mood that Roger Moore was trying to create with those films. Here is a quote from Mr. Moore explaining his thoughts on James Bond.

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- Tim Jousma

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