Roger Moore

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British filmmaker Lewis Gilbert, who has died aged 97. Photograph: William Conran/PA Wire

Tributes were paid last night to British filmmaker Lewis Gilbert, who has died aged 97. The director, best known for making three James Bond films, i(...)

Capt Dara Fitzpatrick, who died along with her crewmates Capt Mark Duffy, Ciarán Smith and Paul Ormsby while on a search and rescue mission in March. Photograph: Cyril Byrne
Rest in peace ... They died in 2017
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  • December 28, 2017, 06:00

JANUARY 8 – Peter Sarstedt, English singer/songwriter – Where Do You Go To (My Lovely)? – age 75 9 – TK Whitaker, economist and former public servan(...)

Gstaad Palace Hotel. Photograph: LOOK-foto

The men sitting on the terrace of the Gstaad Palace Hotel in Switzerland know how to casually knot a cashmere sweater over their shoulders. It’s a ski(...)

Tony Booth at home in his garden in West Yorkshire, England, with his  rescue lurcher, Eddie

“Where’s that cat come from?” “What cat?” “The one behind your shoulder.” I turn to check the chair behind me expecting to see our old cat, Rosie,(...)

Daniel Radcliffe in ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’: ushered in an era when faithfulness to the text was seen as a virtue in itself

Back in 1999, David Hayman, a young producer then working on Antonia Bird’s arthouse cannibal flick Ravenous, swallowed hard and persuaded Warner Brot(...)

‘The Roger Moore you saw in films and in interviews was something of a creation. He was from the last generation of actors who felt they had to talk proper to get along in the theatre.’ Photograph: Getty Images

The irreplaceable Sir Roger Moore died last week at the age of 89. Look into his background and you could be forgiven for thinking that one strain of (...)

Legend has it that Lotus, so keen to get their new Giugiaro-designed wedge into a Bond film went to the simple expedient of parking one outside the famed Pinewood studios and waiting for the producers to take notice.

In a week already replete with tragedy came the news that Sir Roger Moore had passed away at the age of 89, following a brief struggle with cancer. Mo(...)

Roger Moore as James Bond, with his weapon of choice – the Walther PPK –  in a publicity still for “Live and Let Die”, in  1972. Photograph: Terry O’Neill/Getty Images

Sir Roger Moore always knew – and wouldn’t have minded – that, on his passing, the world’s press would lead with obsequies for the third movie James B(...)

A file picture of actor Roger Moore prior to an appearance on the ‘The Late Late Show’ in 2016. Photograph: Getty

British actor Roger Moore has died. A message posted on his official Twitter account by his family said the James Bond star had died in Switzerland (...)

Actor Robert Vaughn appears during a panel for  AMC TV show Hustle at the Television Critics Association 2007 winter press tour in Pasadena, California. File photograph: Phil McCarten/Reuters

US actor Robert Vaughn, star of The Man From U.N.C.L.E, has died of leukaemia at the age of 83, his manager has confirmed. Vaughn played suave spy Na(...)

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