‘James Bond’ actor Sir Roger Moore dies at 89

    Gursshheen Gahllen | May 23, 2017 20:30

    Sir Roger Moore

    English actor Sir Roger Moore, well-known for playing the character of ‘James Bond’ in the James Bond movie series, lost his battle against cancer and passed away at the age of 89 in Switzerland today.

    Roger’s family informed about his death saying, “he passed away today after a short but brave battle with cancer.” The statement, from his children, read: “Thank you Pops for being you, and being so very special to so many people.”

    Moore was well-known for his role in the third incarnation of James Bond, as well as his roles in shows like The Saint and The Persuaders. He also devoted a lot of his time to humanitarian work, becoming a UNICEF goodwill ambassador in 1991.

    Sir Roger Moore’s funeral will be in Monaco. Moore is survived by his wife, Kristina Tholstrup, and three children.