Originally posted on June 28, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Roger Moore is one of the most renowned actors of Britain. He was and is loved by his fans for his roles in The Saint and the James Bond series. He played the character of the secret agent James Bond in seven feature films from 1973 to 1985. He played Simon Templar in the television series The Saint from 1962 to 1969. Before him, Sean Connery played the role of James Bond in 1972. Sir Roger Moore is the longest serving Bond as he has portrayed the character in seven films. Queen Elizabeth II knighted Roger Moore in 2003 for “services to charity”. He was appointed a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador in 1991 too. He received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2007. Moreover, the French Government appointed Moore a Commander of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in 2008. Thus, it can be seen clearly that Roger Moore was not only a talented and successful actor but also a significant social figure. He was respected by everyone.
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Roser Moore Net Worth
The longest serving James Bond has the net worth of $110 Million. His main net worth enhancer was his James Bond films. Those were the highest paying works he had done in his life. Other than them, he had earned a significant amount of money from the other roles he played in various films and series. He had played the character of Simon Templar, which was his second highest praised role in his career. He has many other roles but his portraying of James Bond and Simon Templar are the chiefs among them all.
Roger Moore Wife and Children
Roger Moore had many divorces in his life. That could be because of his success and his focus on his work. His first marriage was with Doorn van Steyn. He married her in 1946 but the couple got divorced in 1953. His last marriage was with Kristina Tholstrup, which lasted from 2002 till his death in 2017. He has three children consisting of two sons and one daughter. In total, he had done four marriages in his life time.
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Age at Death, Cause of Death
He died on 23rd May 2017 because of prostate cancer. He was diagnosed with prostate cancer earlier and he had also undergone medical procedure but in May 2017, his family announced that he had died. He died in Switzerland.
Sir Roger Moore was born on October 14, 1927, in Stockwell, London, United Kingdom. He is known for his roles in the series The Saint and as James Bond in the James Bond series. He has done a lot of humanitarian work and was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II for his social works.