Short-story collection: "Octopussy" (includes "Octopussy", "The Living Daylights", "The Property of a Lady") (filmed as Octopussy
(1983) and The Living Daylights
4 Biographical Movies |
4 Print Biographies |
7 Portrayals |
15 Articles |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
6' (1.83 m)
Did You Know?
I wanted the simplest, dullest, plainest-sounding name I could find, James Bond was much better than something more interesting like "Peregrine Maltravers". Exotic things would happen to and around him but he would be a neutral figure--an anonymous blunt instrument wielded by a government department.
According to the National Geographic, CNN and the BBC, he patterned James Bond after Dusko Popov
, a Serbian double agent nicknamed Tricycle. Popov was a worthy predecessor to the fictional spy James Bond. He was noted as a womanizer and was dating many famous actresses (some of them were Hollywood stars). He also stayed at the best hotels, ate at top restaurants, visited smart casinos and was a ...
The female characters of his stories have double-entendre names