Oct. 14 is the 89th birthday of Sir Roger Moore, the seven-time film 007.
He’s the oldest of the movie Bonds. He’s also at that stage of life where you’re saying your final good-byes to people you’ve known.
This year, on HIS TWITTER FEED, he’s posted about the passing of Guy Hamilton (director of his first two 007 films), Ken Adam (“a friend, a visionary and the man who defined the look of the James Bond films”) and George Martin (“He made my first Bond film sound brilliant!”).
Such farewells, as hard as they are, are the way of the world. The actor also lost his 47-year-old stepdaughter Christina Knudsen because of cancer this past summer.
It’s a great “get” for James Bond Radio. But it also shows how the actor still carries the 007 banner.
At a time nobody has any idea when the next James Bond film will come out, that’s reassuring.
Happy birthday, Sir Roger.