Sir Roger Moore KBE
(1927-2017)

Died aged c. 90

Sir Roger George Moore KBE (born 14 October 1927) is an English actor and humanitarian. Moore played the British secret agent James Bond in seven feature films between 1973 and 1985. Moore worked as a model and made several appearances in minor films and television dramas before finding more substantial roles in the television serials Ivanhoe (1958–1959), The Alaskans (1960–1961) and Maverick (1961). Moore's most significant television work came with his portrayal of Simon Templar in The Saint from 1962 to 1969 and his starring alongside Tony Curtis in the television drama The Persuaders! (1971). Moore was cast as Bond in 1973 and portrayed him in Live and Let Die (1973); The Man with the Golden Gun (1974); The Spy Who Loved Me (1977); Moonraker (1979); For Your Eyes Only (1981); Octopussy (1983); and A View to a Kill (1985). He worked regularly throughout his Bond era, and sporadically since then. He is a Goodwill Ambassador for the charity organization UNICEF, and has demonstrated against the production of foie gras. He has been a tax exile from the United Kingdom since the 1970s. Moore has been married four times, including to the Welsh singer Dorothy Squires and the Italian actress Luisa Mattioli, with whom he had three children...including fellow actors Deborah Moore and Geoffrey Moore (the latter was typecast as his character's son for Sherlock Holmes in New York). Moore published an autobiography, My Word Is My Bond, in 2008; he has written other books of reminiscences of his career and filming Bond.

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This plaque honours Sir Roger Moore KBE distinguished actor who starred in The Saint television series (1962-9) and feature films Crossplot (1969) and The Man Who Haunted Himself (1970) made at Elstree Studios

Elstree Film Studios, 28 Malden Road, Borehamwood, United Kingdom where they was