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Bob Holness (1928–2012)

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 ... See full bio »

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The Chain Newsreader
Thriller Announcer


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 2004 The Impressionable Jon Culshaw (TV Series)
Julius Caesar
- Episode #1.2 (2004) ... Julius Caesar
 2001 Bob Martin (TV Series)
Bob Holness
- This Life (2001) ... Bob Holness
 1998 Rex the Runt (TV Series)
Mr. Formal
- Adventures on Telly 1 (1998) ... Mr. Formal (voice)
 1991 The Little and Large Show (TV Series)
- Episode #11.4 (1991)
 1990 Harry Enfield's Television Programme (TV Series)
Bob Holness
- Episode #1.5 (1990) ... Bob Holness
 1984 The Chain
 1974 Thriller (TV Series)
- One Deadly Owner (1974) ... Announcer (voice)
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Alternate Names:

Robert Holness


5' 10" (1.78 m)

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The second actor to 'play' James Bond - he was the voice of Bond in a 1957 radio dramatisation of 'Moonraker' on South African radio. See more »

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