Chicago – “Shaken, Not Stirred.” “Bond, James Bond.” “Jaws.” All the Bond iconography was celebrated by the actor who portrayed him in the most films, and the longest time period. Sir Roger Moore
brought a suave and quipping Jb to the filmgoers of the 1970s and ‘80s, so the film writers of HollywoodChicago.com – Jon Espino, Patrick McDonald
and Spike Walters – bring essays in honor of their favorite Roger Moore Bond films.
Roger Moore Strikes a Familiar Pose as James Bond
Photo credit: Eon Productions
The roguish Moore portrayed Britain’s most famous spy with a air of sophistication and humor, eschewing the harder edge that the first Bond, Sean Connery
, had established. From the first film, “Live and Let Die
” (1972) to 13 years later with “A View to a Kill
,” Moore defined Bond for a generation of 1970s and ‘80s filmgoers. Read the full HollywoodChicago.com obituary by clicking here.