>> Celebrated place in the world.>> He won international fame playing the world's most famous secret agent. British actor Roger Moore has died in Switzerland after a short battle with cancer, aged 89. His family announcing the news on Twitter. Moore played the role of the British spy for 12 years, from 1973, making him a millionaire and a heartthrob the world over.
He starred in seven of the Bond films in total, including The Spy Who Loved Me, For Your Eyes Only, Octopussy, and A View To A Kill.>> I am very, very grateful I managed to make seven of those, which I suppose seven is my lucky number and sadly, I had to retire from Bond because the girls were all getting too young.
Or I was getting too old, I can’t remember which, but it looked rather disgusting, it was like Love in the Afternoon and there ain't nothing wrong with that.>> Roger Moore.>>
>> In front of the London policemen, Moore once said that the upper crust image he portrayed both on and off the screen was a carefully nurtured cover for his shyness.
He also said he was terrified of playing the sex scenes which were a key part of the movies, steeling himself before facing the cameras with a mixture of Valium and beer. But his children say that the role he was most proud of was that of Goodwill Ambassador to the United Nations Children's Fund.
UNICEF describing the actor as a passionate and a highly persuasive advocate for children.