Bond actors trade on their 007 image outside the U.S.

Sean Connery has done a number of advertisements that haven’t been seen in the U.S. but, thanks to You Tube, can be viewed easily. For example, here’s a mid-1990s spot he did for Mazda in Japan:

Connery, though, isn’t the only Bond who’s utilized his 007-ish image in ads outside the U.S. Here’s Pierce Brosnan in a spot for Elsereine, a cosmetics line.

Meanwhile, Timothy Dalton pitches Lark cigarettes in this spot:

Roger Moore also served as a Lark pitchman:

Then again, at the start of his 007 career, Sir Roger helped sell a more wholesome product in the U.K.: