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 married. They had two children, Carol Ann (born 2 May 1956) and Rosalind, before returning to Great Britain where another child, Jonathan was born (9 June 1967). His career spanned radio, TV and theatre although he is best known as the presenter of 'Blockbusters', a role which won him a cult like following. He presented the BBC daytime quiz show 'Call My Bluff' as well as various guest work and work on radio.
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