Ian Fleming (I) (1908–1964)

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Born into a wealthy and influential English family, Ian Fleming spent his early years attending top British schools such as Eton and Sandhurst military academy. He took to writing while schooling in Kitzbuhel, Austria, and upon failing the entrance requirements for Foreign Service joined the news agency Reuters as a journalist -- winning the ... See full bio »

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Known For

Casino Royale Writer
Dr. No Writer
Thunderball Writer


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  Project 007 (Video Game) (characters) (filming)
  Project Shelved I (Short) (novel) (post-production)
 2021 Cineficción Radio (Podcast Series) (novel "Casino Royale" - 1 episode)
- El Mal (2021) ... (novel "Casino Royale")
 2020 No Time to Vibe (Short) (characters)
 2020 Oddjob: A Kill from the Other Side (Short) (characters)
 2019 The Drew Bromley Show (TV Series) (based on characters created by - 1 episode)
- Skyfell (2019) ... (based on characters created by)
 2019 Live and Let Die: The Radio Play (Video) (novel)
 2018 Double O Negative (TV Series) (characters)
 2018 Best of Bond Car Pack (Video Game) (characters and universe)
 2018 Moonraker: The Radio Play (Video) (novel: original story)
 2017 Ian Fleming vs John le Carré (Video documentary) (extracts)
 2016 007: I Only Need One (Short) (novel)
 2016 Thunderball: The Radio Play (Video) (novel: original story)
 2016 Welcome to the Basement (TV Series) (novel/characters - 1 episode)
- You Only Live Twice (2016) ... (novel/characters)
 2015 Gillette 'Spectre' Television Commercial (Video short) (quotes: quotation)
 2015/I Spectre (based on characters created by)
 2015 Sony 'Spectre' Television Commercial (Short) (based on characters created by)
 2015 Diamonds Are Forever: The Radio Play (Video) (novel)
 2015 James Bond: World of Espionage (Video Game) (characters)
 2015/II Tomorrow Never Comes (Short) (characters)
 2014 Risque (characters - uncredited)
 2014 Quicksilver (Video short) (based on characters created by)
 2014 Sketch Juice (TV Series) (character - 1 episode)
- Drunken 0-7 (2014) ... (character - uncredited)
 2014 La menace d'une rose (Short) (characters - uncredited)
 2013 007-Eleven (Short) (characters - uncredited)
 2013 James Bond Eclipse (Video short) (characters - uncredited)
 2012 To Be Bond (Short) (characters - uncredited)
 2012 Skyfall (characters)
 2012 007 Legends (Video Game) (characters)
 2012 From Russia with Love: The Radio Play (Video) (novel)
 2012 Double O Agent (Short) (novel)
 2011 007 - Hue Bond: Vive y Deja Chifar (Short) (characters - uncredited)
 2011 Top Trumps: 007 - The Best of Bond (Video Game) (characters and universe - uncredited)
 2011 007: License to Drive (Video Game) (characters and universe - uncredited)
 2010 GoldenEye 007 (Video Game) (characters - uncredited) / (concept)
 2010 James Bond 007: Blood Stone (Video Game) (characters - uncredited)
 2010 Goldfinger: The Radio Play (Video) (novel)
 2009 99 Cent Bond (Short) (characters - uncredited)
 2008 Casino Royale: Deleted Scenes (Video documentary short) (novel)
 2008 The Man Behind James Bond: 100 Years of Ian Fleming (TV Movie documentary) (story)
 2008 Quantum of Solace: The Mobile Game (Video Game) (title: characters)
 2008 Quantum of Solace (Video Game) (characters - title, uncredited)
 2008 Dr. No: The Radio Play (Video) (novel)
 2008 James Bond: Top Agent (Video Game) (characters and universe)
 2006 A View to a Kill: Alternate and Expanded Angle Scenes with Director John Glen (Video documentary short) (original story)
 2006 Diamonds Are Forever: Alternate and Expanded Angle Scenes (Video documentary short) (based on the novel by)
 2006 Diamonds Are Forever: Deleted Scenes (Video documentary short) (novel)
 2006 Diamonds Are Forever: Oil Rig Attack (Video short) (novel)
 2006 For Your Eyes Only: Deleted Scenes (Video documentary short) (stories)
 2006 James Bond Trivia (Video Game) (characters and universe)
 2006 Licence to Kill: Deleted Scenes with Director John Glen (Video documentary short) (characters)
 2006 The Living Daylights: Deleted Scenes (Video documentary short) (novel)
 2006 The World Is Not Enough: Deleted and Extended Scenes (Video documentary short) (characters)
 2006 The World Is Not Enough: The Thames Boat Chase - Extended Scene (Video documentary short) (characters)
 2006 Casino Royale (Video Game) (title: characters) / (title: characters and universe)
 2006 Allkopi Royale (Short) (characters - uncredited)
 2006 Casino Royale (novel)
 2006 SilverFin (Video Game) (characters and universe - uncredited)
 2005 From Russia with Love (Video Game) (novel)
 2004 GoldenEye: Rogue Agent (Video Game) (characters)
 2004 Scene It? 007 Edition: The DVD Game (Video Game) (characters and universe - uncredited)
 2003 007 Hover Chase (Video Game) (characters and universe)
 2003 James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing (Video Game) (characters)
 2002 007: Nightfire (Video Game) (characters)
 2002 Die Another Day (characters)
 2002 007 Ice Racer (Video Game) (characters and universe)
 2001 007: Agent Under Fire (Video Game) (characters)
 2000 007 Racing (Video Game) (James Bond creator)
 2000 The World Is Not Enough (Video Game) (title: characters)
 1999 Tomorrow Never Dies (Video Game) (character)
 1999 The World Is Not Enough (characters - uncredited)
 1999 Goldenrock (characters - uncredited)
 1998 James Bond 007 (Video Game) (characters and universe)
 1997 Tomorrow Never Dies (characters - uncredited)
 1997 GoldenEye 007 (Video Game) (characters: James Bond & Baron Samedi - uncredited)
 1995 GoldenEye (characters)
 1993 James Bond 007: The Duel (Video Game) (characters and universe)
 1991 The James Bond Collection (Video Game) (characters and universe)
 1990 James Bond: Q's Armoury (Video Game) (characters and universe)
 1990 James Bond 007: The Stealth Affair (Video Game) (characters and universe)
 1990 James Bond 007 Action Pack (Video Game) (characters and universe)
 1990 Lord Bromley's Estate (Video Game) (character)
 1990 The Spy Who Loved Me (Video Game) (title: characters)
 1990 You Only Live Twice: The Radio Play (Video) (novel) / (novel: original story)
 1989 Licence to Kill (characters)
 1989 007: Licence to Kill (Video Game) (characters and universe - uncredited)
 1988 Live and Let Die: The Computer Game (Video Game) (title, novel, universe, characters)
 1987 The Living Daylights: The Computer Game (Video Game) (title, characters, universe, short-story)
 1987 The Living Daylights (story - uncredited)
 1986 James Bande contre O.S.Sex 69 (characters)
 1986 James Bond 007: Goldfinger (Video Game) (title: characters)
 1985 James Bond 007: A View to a Kill (Video Game) (title: characters)
 1985 A View to a Kill: The Computer Game (Video Game) (title: characters)
 1985 A View to a Kill (story "From A View to a Kill" - uncredited)
 1983 Never Say Never Again (based on an original story by)
 1983 James Bond 007 (Video Game) (stories: "Risico" and "For Your Eyes Only" - uncredited) / (titles, characters, and universe)
 1983 Octopussy (stories "Octopussy" and "The Property of a Lady" - uncredited)
 1982 Shaken but Not Stirred (Video Game) (characters and universe)
 1982 James Bande 00 Sexe (characters)
 1981 For Your Eyes Only (stories "For Your Eyes Only" and "Risico" - uncredited)
 1979 Moonraker (novel - uncredited)
 1977 The Spy Who Loved Me (characters - uncredited)
 1974 The Man with the Golden Gun (novel - uncredited)
 1973 Live and Let Die (novel - uncredited)
 1971 Diamonds Are Forever (novel "Diamonds Are Forever" - uncredited)
 1970 Omnibus (TV Series documentary) (quotations - 1 episode)
- Ian Fleming Creator of the James Bond Myth (1970) ... (quotations)
 1969 On Her Majesty's Secret Service (novel - uncredited)
 1968 Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (novel)
 1967 You Only Live Twice (novel - uncredited)
 1967 Casino Royale (suggested by the novel "Casino Royale")
 1966 The Poppy Is Also a Flower (TV Movie) (story)
 1965 Thunderball (based on the original story by)
 1965 The Incredible World of James Bond (TV Movie documentary) (characters)
 1964 Goldfinger (novel - uncredited)
 1963 From Russia with Love (novel - uncredited)
 1962 Dr. No (based on the novel by)
 1954 Climax! (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Casino Royale (1954) ... (novel)
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Other Works:

Novel: "On Her Majesty's Secret Service" (filmed as On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)) See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Biographical Movies | 4 Print Biographies | 8 Portrayals | 15 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


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Anne Geraldine Charteris  (his death)  (1 child)


Peter Fleming (sibling) | See more »

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[to house-guest Peter Quennell, reminiscing about his schoolboy experiences] I will not have buggery discussed at Christmas. See more »


Supposedly modeled the character of James Bond after Merlin Minshall, a man who worked for Mr. Fleming during WWII as a spy. See more »


Cigarette (in holder) perched between fingers of his right hand See more »


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