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'''James Bond''' (or 007) is a fictional [[British]] [[MI6]] secret agent created by writer [[Ian Fleming]]. Beginning in 1952, Fleming wrote 12 James Bond novels and numerous short stories until his death in 1964. Subsequent James Bond novels have been written by many writers, including [[Kingsley Amis]].
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'''James Bond''' (or '''007''') is a fictional [[British]] [[MI6]] secret agent created by writer [[Ian Fleming]]. Beginning in 1952, Fleming wrote 12 James Bond [[novel]]s and two collections of short stories until his death in 1964. Subsequent James Bond novels have been written by many writers, including [[Kingsley Amis]].
  
James Bond is best known from the feature length movies. [[Dr. No (film, 1962)|"Dr. No" (1962)]] was the first of the James Bond film series produced by EON Productions, and an adaptation of Ian Fleming's sixth James Bond novel. To this date, 23 films have been made about him and he has been played by six different actors, perhaps the best known being [[Sean Connery]] and [[Roger Moore]]. James Bond films have always been somewhat epic in scope featuring exotic locations, fast cars, beautiful women and elaborate stunts. Although Bond has faced many adversaries, during the [[Cold War]] many of his opponents were from [[Soviet Russia]]. The most recent Bond film was released in 2012 and entitled, [[Skyfall|"Skyfall"]].
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James Bond is best known from the feature-length movies. [[Dr. No (film, 1962)|"Dr. No" (1962)]] was the first of the James Bond film series produced by EON Productions, and an adaptation of Ian Fleming's sixth James Bond novel. James Bond films have always been somewhat epic in scope, featuring exotic locations, fast cars, beautiful women and elaborate stunts. Although Bond has faced many adversaries, during the [[Cold War]] many of his opponents were from [[Soviet Russia]]. The most recent Bond film was ''[[Spectre]]'' (2015).
  
The current James Bond is [[Daniel Craig]], who takes the role back towards the more rugged character that Connery brought to the screen.
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The current James Bond is [[Daniel Craig]], who has taken the role back towards the more rugged character that Connery and Dalton brought to the screen, as opposed to the portrayal by [[Pierce Brosnan]].
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==Movies==
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*''[[Dr. No (film, 1962)|Dr. No]]'' (1962)
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*''[[From Russia with Love (film, 1963)|From Russia With Love]]'' (1963)
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*''[[Goldfinger (film, 1964)|Goldfinger]]'' (1964)
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*''[[Thunderball (film, 1965)|Thunderball]]'' (1965)
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*''[[You Only Live Twice (film, 1967)|You Only Live Twice]]'' (1967)
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*''[[On Her Majesty's Secret Service (film, 1969)|On Her Majesty's Secret Service]]'' (1969)
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*''[[Diamonds Are Forever (film, 1971)|Diamonds Are Forever]]'' (1971)
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*''[[Live and Let Die (film, 1973)|Live And Let Die]]'' (1973)
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*''[[The Man with the Golden Gun (film, 1974)|The Man With The Golden Gun]]'' (1974)
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*''[[The Spy Who Loved Me (film, 1977)|The Spy Who Loved Me]]'' (1977)
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*''[[Moonraker (film, 1979)|Moonraker]]'' (1979)
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*''[[For Your Eyes Only (film, 1981)|For Your Eyes Only]]'' (1981)
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*''[[Octopussy (film, 1983)|Octopussy]]'' (1983)
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*''[[A View to a Kill|A View To Kill]]'' (1985)
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*''[[The Living Daylights (film, 1987)|The Living Daylights]]'' (1987)
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*''Licence To Kill'' (1989)
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*''[[GoldenEye]]'' (1995)
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*''[[Tomorrow Never Dies]]'' (1997)
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*''[[The World is Not Enough|The World Is Not Enough]]'' (1999)
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*''[[Die Another Day]]'' (2002)
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*''[[Casino Royale]]'' (2006)
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*''[[Quantum of Solace (film, 2008)|Quantum of Solace]]'' (2008)
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*''[[Skyfall]]'' (2012)
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*''[[Spectre]]'' (2015)
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*''Shatterhand'' (2019) <ref>http://www.mirror.co.uk/3am/celebrity-news/new-james-bond-movie-shatterhand-10895860</ref>
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Due to a copyright dispute over Thunderball, in 1983 another studio did a movie with the same plot titled ''[[Never Say Never Again]]'', starring Connery.
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==Actors==
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As of 2017, James Bond has been played by six different actors
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*Sean Connery (1962-1967, 1971, 1983)
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*George Lazenby (1969)
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*Roger Moore (1973-1985)
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*Timothy Dalton (1987-1989)
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*Pierce Brosnan (1995-2002)
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*Daniel Craig (2006–Present)
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Roger Moore has played the role the longest, with a total of seven consecutive appearances.  George Lazenby has the least, appearing in only one film.
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== References ==
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{{reflist}}
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Latest revision as of 15:15, 10 April 2018

James Bond (or 007) is a fictional British MI6 secret agent created by writer Ian Fleming. Beginning in 1952, Fleming wrote 12 James Bond novels and two collections of short stories until his death in 1964. Subsequent James Bond novels have been written by many writers, including Kingsley Amis.

James Bond is best known from the feature-length movies. "Dr. No" (1962) was the first of the James Bond film series produced by EON Productions, and an adaptation of Ian Fleming's sixth James Bond novel. James Bond films have always been somewhat epic in scope, featuring exotic locations, fast cars, beautiful women and elaborate stunts. Although Bond has faced many adversaries, during the Cold War many of his opponents were from Soviet Russia. The most recent Bond film was Spectre (2015).

The current James Bond is Daniel Craig, who has taken the role back towards the more rugged character that Connery and Dalton brought to the screen, as opposed to the portrayal by Pierce Brosnan.

Movies

Due to a copyright dispute over Thunderball, in 1983 another studio did a movie with the same plot titled Never Say Never Again, starring Connery.

Actors

As of 2017, James Bond has been played by six different actors

  • Sean Connery (1962-1967, 1971, 1983)
  • George Lazenby (1969)
  • Roger Moore (1973-1985)
  • Timothy Dalton (1987-1989)
  • Pierce Brosnan (1995-2002)
  • Daniel Craig (2006–Present)

Roger Moore has played the role the longest, with a total of seven consecutive appearances. George Lazenby has the least, appearing in only one film.

References