Daniel Craig’s tenure as James Bond is now second-longest, according to a fan website, Dalton Was Best.
The site’s websmaster, Adrian Stirrup, made the calculations for a Jan. 1 post. Stirrup said they were based on the date each Bond actor was announced publicly.
In the Jan. 1 post, Stirrup wrote that Craig would take over the No. 2 spot from Pierce Brosnan as of Feb. 20. The webmaster followed that up with a post on Twitter today, saying Craig now has 4,147 days in the role, compared with Brosnan’s 4,146.
The public announcement for Craig being cast as 007 was Oct. 14, 2005.
No. 1 is Roger Moore at 5,118 days. Sean Connery, the original film Bond, has 3,049 days with two stints in the role combined. Based on Jan. 1 post, the calculation is only for Connery’s time making six movies in the Eon Productions series. The actor did a seventh non-Eon Bond film, Never Say Never Again.
You can view today’s follow up tweet by Stirrup below.
— Adrian Stirrup (@adrianstirrup) February 20, 2017