James Bond actor Roger Moore died of cancer. Roger Moore was born on October 14, 1927, in London, England. He portrayed James Bond between 1973 and 1985. He took the role of James Bond from actor Sean Connery, who is still alive. Roger also acted in other films such as "The Man With The Golden Gun" in the year 1974, "The Spy Who Loved Me" in the year 1977, "Moonraker" in 1979, "For Your Eyes Only" in 1981, "Octopussy" in 1983, and "A View To A Kill" in 1985. He was appointed in 1991 as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, Knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in the year 2003 for his charity activities, and also received a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame.

Early life

Moore was born in the year 1927 in London. His mother was a housewife while his father was a policeman. He first appeared in the film "Trottie True" before he turned 18. He joined the British Royal Army in 1946 and commanded a depot in West Germany. In the 1950s he appeared in advertisements for "Knitwear" which earned him the nickname "The Big Knit." He would later appear in toothpaste ads. He appeared in numerous television series and movies before appearing as James Bond. He lived in several countries due to his multiple marriages and divorces. He mostly resided in Switzerland and Monaco and had been accused on numerous occasions of being a tax exile.

Personal life

At 18 he married an actress six years older than him by the name Doorn Van Steyn. She would later dump him because he was broke and had poor acting ability.

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He later married a singer 13 years older than him named Dorothy Squires. They both moved to the United States to develop their careers in the entertainment industry. They later divorced due to their age difference and the fact that Roger was cheating on Dorothy with Lisa; a lady who would later became his third wife. He then married actress Luisa in 1961 and had three children together. They separated in 1993. He later married a Danish socialite nicknamed "Kiki" in the year 2002. One of Kiki's daughters, Christina, died of cancer in July 2016. Here is one of his heartfelt Twitter messages to his late stepdaughter.

He received five awards for his charity initiatives, nine-lifetime awards, and seven awards throughout his acting career.

Health and death

He was diagnosed with diabetes in 2013. He was also diagnosed with pneumonia and had at one time collapsed on stage because of the disease. His family announced on May 23rd that he died from cancer. He will be buried in Monaco in a private ceremony.