'Nobody does it better': Daniel Craig pays tribute to Sir Roger Moore

'Nobody does it better': Daniel Craig pays tribute to Sir Roger Moore

'Nobody does it better': Daniel Craig pays tribute to Sir Roger Moore

Jane Seymour, who starred with Sir Roger in 1973′s Live And Let Die, remembered him as being "funny, kind and thoughtful to everyone around him".

Moore appeared in more official Bond pics than his friend Sean Connery over a longer period of time, and while Connery's fans were fiercely loyal, polls showed that many others favored Moore's lighter, more humorous take on 007. Moore's relaxed style and sense of whimsy, which relied heavily on the arched eyebrow, seemed a commentary on the essential ridiculousness of the Bond films' over-the-top plots.

Moore was known for his philanthropy work - but there's even more to discover about the veteran actor.

Years later, in 2005, Roger Moore visited India as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador on a mission to promote the use of iodised salt.

Moore's family says he died Monday after a short battle with cancer.

Moore was already three years older than Connery when he inherited the role, and unlike the Scottish actor, who went on to do some of his most memorable work post-Bond (from Sidney Lumet's "The Offence" to his Oscar-nominated role in "The Untouchables"), Moore all but retired after playing Bond.

He enrolled in the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in 1945 but left after a couple of terms to become a paid actor.

Watch this supercut of Moore's seven appearances as Bond and you'll observe how minutely his expression shifts from blank detachment to blank concern to blank amusement. Brosnan also released a statement about the late 007 icon on his Facebook page, crediting Moore for leading the way so that he could one day take up the mantle.

With seven films and 5,118 days under Roger's belt, Daniel would have to star in at least one more flick to top his record. Sir Roger's considered response was."Women!"

He also played alongside Tony Curtis in the 1970s crime series "The Persuaders".

Geoffrey Moore is an actor, director, and producer of several made-for-television films, including Sherlock Holmes in New York(1976), and was an assistant director on the Bond film, A View to a Kill.

Having recently seen the adventures of James Bond on the big screen he asked his grandfather to get him an autograph. Additionally, he was knighted by Queen Elizabeth in 2003 for his work in charity.

In several movies, he played the character of a James Bond in around 7 films that was released between 1973 and 1985.

He married Swedish socialite Kristina Tholstrup in 2002.

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