Roger Moore

(Sir Roger George Moore)

Roger Moore
Roger Moore
  • Born: October 14, 1927
  • Died: May 23, 2017
  • Nationality: British
  • Profession: Actor









Sir Roger George Moore KBE was an English actor. He is best known for having played Ian Fleming's fictional British secret agent James Bond in seven feature films from 1973 to 1985.

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A lot of my reading over the next few months will be the works of Hans Christian Andersen - I have been appointed an ambassador for the bicentenary celebrations of his birth next year.
Bond was escapism, but not meant to be imitated in real life. Life
Creating a character on or off the stage is an escape.
I am a mixture of idealist and realist.
I believe it is better to be prepared for illness than to wait for a cure.
I didn't learn the alphabet until I was 11.
I do not have time to sit down and regret anything although sometimes I wish I had been able to see more of my parents while they were alive and have done more for them. Time
I don't like bungee jumping, but I do like skiing.
I don't think I've ever made any good financial decisions.
I enjoy being a highly overpaid actor.
I enjoy tennis, though don't play very often nowadays, and skiing... oh yes and swimming.
I have to be an optimist and say that it might get better.
I love cash. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I loved my mother and father.
I must admit that I was in total awe of Stewart Granger. He was my idol.
I nearly died of double bronchial pneumonia at the age of five.
I never liked guns, I hate them, I always blink before they go off.
I never stopped working.
I never thought I was much of an actor anyway.
I said I did not know enough about UNICEF to handle a press conference and she said they would not want to talk about it they would only want to talk about films.
I speak relatively little, except when I'm at home and I'm asking for things.
I think arriving at or departing from any airport in America is just horrendous these days.
I was an only child and I wasn't going to share anything with anybody.
I was born in London, so going there is always a treat.
I was not born with tremendous ambition.
I would love to be remembered as one of the greatest Lears or Hamlets. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
If you don't have humour, then you may as well nail the coffin lid down now.
I'm a little devil.
I'm proud to be British.
I'm sorry to say that no, I do not play the piano.
I'm the worst Bond, according to the internet. Generally hated!
I'm used to bad reviews.
I'm very lucky.
It's easy to sit in relative luxury and peace and pontificate on the subject of the Third World debts. War & Peace
It's very tempting to over-eat all the bad things when you're on a film set.
It's wonderful to travel with somebody that you love and we never travel anywhere without one another. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex ;Travel
I've been married four times and caused a great deal of hurt and upset around me.
I've learnt that through life you just get on with it. You're going to meet a lot of dishonest people along the line and you say good luck to them. I hope they live in comfort. Then I start sticking more pins in their effigies. Life ;Hope
Kristina has been to the Maldives but never to Venice, and I have been to Venice but never to the Maldives.
Maybe come to think about it, that is the sign of an extrovert, in any event I have always from the earliest of ages found it difficult to wander into a restaurant on my own.
My acting range has always been something between the two extremes of 'raises left eyebrow' and 'raises right eyebrow.'
My father believed in toughness, honesty, politeness and being on time. All very important lessons. Time
No, I'm not at all adventurous. I'm terribly cowardly.
Not many of us are willing to give up everything we have.
Not only am I a spender, I have had a couple of business people in the past who have been spending my money quite happily. Business, Commerce & Finance ;Money, Coins & Minting
Of course I am frustrated with regard to extreme poverty, to violence that never seems to cease.
Of course I do not regret the Bond days, I regret that sadly heroes in general are depicted with guns in their hands, and to tell the truth I have always hated guns and what they represent. Truth
Over the next two years UNICEF will focus on improving access to and the quality of education to provide children who have dropped out of school or who work during school hours the opportunity to gain a formal education! Education, Learning, Knowledge & Training ;Work, Workers & The Labor Force
People are always reading things into the films.
Some are blessed with musical ability, others with good looks. Myself, I was blessed with modesty.
Sometimes I've had to put myself on a diet.
Teach love, generosity, good manners and some of that will drift from the classroom to the home and who knows, the children will be educating the parents. Education, Learning, Knowledge & Training ;Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
The fact of the matter is that most actors are shy people.
The wonderful thing about age is that your knees don't work as well, you can't run down steps quite as easily and obviously you can't lift heavy weights. But your mind doesn't feel any different. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
There is nothing glamorous about death. Death
To be associated with success is absolutely wonderful. Success
Tony and I had a good on and off screen relationship, we are two very different people, but we did share a sense of humor, we now live in different parts of the world but when we find ourselves in the same place it is more or less as if there had been no years in between. Humor
Wait until the baby is born before you start criticising it, I say!
We all have a responsibility in life to do what we can to help those less fortunate. Life
We also have favourite place in France, called Charlot Premier in Nice, which does excellent oysters.
Whenever I'm asked who my favourite co-star is, I always hesitate in giving an answer.
Working with UNICEF made me grow up and recognize how fortunate I am.
You can either grow old gracefully or begrudgingly. I chose both.

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