The international actor Sir Roger Moore is best known for playing James Bond has taken his last breathed and he passes away at the age 89. The sad news is being confirmed by the Sir Roger Moore family.
Sir Roger Moore is known for portrayed the famous spy in seven Bond films series including “Live and Let Die” and “A View to a Kill”. Sir Roger Moore is one of the most iconic actors of the golden period of Hollywood and he also carved a niche fan base for him apart from a strong mass fan following.
Sir Roger’s family confirmed the news on Twitter, writes there “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.”
“With the heaviest of hearts, we must share the awful news that our father, Sir Roger Moore, passed away today. We are all devastated,” they said in a Twitter post.
Sir Roger Moore was calm and suave – kind of person and often he used to nail himself as an actor in most of his films, no wonder he is having some of the wonderful movies on his kitty.
The veteran star, who died in Switzerland, will have a private funeral in Monaco as per his wishes and it is said by his children.
“The love with which he was surrounded in his final days was so great it cannot be quantified in words alone,” read the statement from Deborah, Geoffrey, and Christian.
“Our thoughts must now turn to supporting Kristina [Tholstrup, his wife] at this difficult time.”
The statement added further: “We know our own love and admiration will be magnified many times over, across the world, by people who knew him for his films, his television shows, and his passionate work for UNICEF which he considered to be his greatest achievement.
Apart from the prominent Bond series, Sir Roger Moore was also remembered for his 1960s TV series “The Persuaders and The Saint”. Sir Roger was also well known for his humanitarian work and – he was introduced to Unicef by the late Audrey Hepburn.
Eventually, Sir Roger Moore appointed as a goodwill ambassador in 1991. Sir Roger is survived by his three children and wife Kristina Tholstrup
Moore’s Bond movies
Live and Let Die (1973)
The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)
The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
For Your Eyes Only (1981)
A View to a Kill (1985)
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