List of Bond Actors Who Died.

by RyanJames31 | created - 21 Sep 2018 | updated - 2 months ago | Public

Eon Productions films only. James Bond, Miss Moneypenny M, Q, Bond Girls/Woman & Bond Villians also Felix Leiter

1. Bernard Lee

Actor | Diamonds Are Forever

Best remembered as 'M' in the James Bond films, Bernard Lee was a popular character player in British films throughout the 1950s and 1960s. Born into a theatrical family, he made his stage debut at age six and later attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. He first appeared on the West End stage...

(10 January 1908 – 16 January 1981) (aged 73)

M in Dr. No (1962) From Russia with Love (1963) Goldfinger (1964) Thunderball (1965) You Only Live Twice (1967) On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969) Diamonds Are Forever (1971) Live and Let Die (1973) The Man with the Golden Gun (1974) The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) Moonraker (1979)

2. Curd Jürgens

Actor | The Spy Who Loved Me

Curd Jürgens (commonly billed as "Curt Jurgens" in anglophone countries) was one of the most successful European film actors of the 20th Century. He was born Curd Gustav Andreas Gottlieb Franz Jürgens on December 13, 1915, in Solln, Bavaria, in Hohenzollern Imperial Germany, a subject of Kaiser ...

(13 December 1915 – 18 June 1982) (aged 66)

Karl Stromberg in The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)

3. Adolfo Celi

Actor | Thunderball

Sicilian born actor/writer/director was very popular with European audiences, but largely unknown to the west apart from his portrayal of the villainous SPECTRE agent "Emilio Largo" in the spectacular James Bond film Thunderball (1965). However, due to his heavy accent, Celi's voice was dubbed by ...

(27 July 1922 – 19 February 1986) (aged 63)

Emilio Largo in Thunderball (1965)

4. Gert Fröbe

Actor | Goldfinger

Tall, portly built German born actor (and talented violinist) who notched up over 100 film appearances, predominantly in German-language productions. He will forever be remembered by Western audiences as the bombastic megalomaniac "Auric Goldfinger" trying to kill Sean Connery and irradiate the ...

(25 February 1913 – 5 September 1988) (aged 75)

Auric Goldfinger in Goldfinger (1964)

5. Peter Burton

Actor | Dr. No

Peter Burton was born on April 4, 1921 in Bromley, Kent, England as Peter Ray Burton. He is known for his work on Dr. No (1962), A Clockwork Orange (1971) and The Avengers (1961). He was married to Lillias Walker. He died on November 27, 1989 in Chelsea, London, England.

(4 April 1921 – 21 November 1989) (aged 68)

Q in Dr. No (1962)

6. Anthony Dawson

Actor | Dial M for Murder

Long-faced, emaciated-looking character actor with a thin mustache and an impeccable English accent, Anthony Dawson was typecast in a variety of villainous roles in the 1950s and 1960s.

He was born Anthony Douglas Gillon Dawson in Edinburgh, Scotland, to Ida Violet (Kittel) and Eric Francis Dawson. ...

(18 October 1916 – 8 January 1992) (aged 75)

Ernst Stavro Blofeld (body) in From Russia with Love (1963) Thunderball (1965)

7. Telly Savalas

Actor | Kojak

Of Greek descent on both sides, the son of immigrants, Savalas was a soldier during World War II, although most of his enlistment records were destroyed in a fire at the National Personnel Records Center in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1973. He later studied psychology at Columbia University under the ...

(January 21, 1922 – January 22, 1994) (aged 72)

Ernst Stavro Blofeld in On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)

8. Cec Linder

Actor | Goldfinger

Cec Linder was born on March 10, 1921 in Timmins, Ontario, Canada. He was an actor, known for Goldfinger (1964), Lolita (1962) and Quatermass and the Pit (1958). He died on April 10, 1992 in Toronto, Ontario.

(March 10, 1921 – April 10, 1992) (aged 71)

Felix Leiter in Goldfinger (1964)

9. Donald Pleasence

Actor | Halloween

Balding, quietly-spoken, of slight build and possessed of piercing blue eyes -- often peering out from behind round, steel-rimmed glasses -- Donald Pleasence had the necessary physical attributes which make a great screen villain. In the course of his lengthy career, he relished playing the ...

(5 October 1919 – 2 February 1995) (aged 75)

Ernst Stavro Blofeld in You Only Live Twice (1967)

10. Jack Lord

Actor | Dr. No

Jack Lord will probably be best remembered as Steve McGarrett in the long running television series Hawaii Five-O (1968), but he was much more than that however. He starred in several movies, directed several episodes of his show, was in several Broadway productions, and was an accomplished artist....

John Joseph Patrick Ryan (December 30, 1920 – January 21, 1998) (aged 77)

Felix Leiter in Dr. No (1962)

11. Desmond Llewelyn

Actor | GoldenEye

Desmond Llewelyn was born in South Wales in 1914, the son of a coal mining engineer. In high school, he worked as a stagehand in the school's productions and then picked up sporadic small parts. His family would not give up their effort to prevent him from a life on stage, so an uncle who was a ...

(12 September 1914 – 19 December 1999) (aged 85)

Q in From Russia with Love (1963) Goldfinger (1964) Thunderball (1965) You Only Live Twice (1967) On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969) Diamonds Are Forever (1971) The Man with the Golden Gun (1974) The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) Moonraker (1979) For Your Eyes Only (1981) Octopussy (1983) A View to a Kill (1985) The Living Daylights (1987) Licence to Kill (1989) GoldenEye (1995) Tomorrow Never Dies (1997) The World Is Not Enough (1999)

12. Charles Gray

Actor | Diamonds Are Forever

The son of a surveyor, Charles Gray grew up in Queens Park, London, and went to school in his home town of Bournemouth. As a young actor, he received his vocal training from the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-upon-Avon and at the Old Vic, having long abandoned his first job as clerk for a ...

(29 August 1928 – 7 March 2000) (aged 71)

Ernst Stavro Blofeld in Diamonds Are Forever (1971)

13. Robert Brown

Actor | A View to a Kill

Robert Brown was born on July 23, 1921 in Swanage, Dorset, England as Robert James Brown. He was an actor, known for A View to a Kill (1985), Licence to Kill (1989) and Octopussy (1983). He was married to Rita Becker. He died on November 11, 2003 in Swanage.

(23 July 1921 – 11 November 2003) (aged 82)

M in Octopussy (1983) A View to a Kill (1985) The Living Daylights (1987) Licence to Kill (1989)

14. Norman Burton

Actor | Diamonds Are Forever

Norman Burton is reportedly a graduate of The Actor's Studio in New York. He appeared in professional stage productions of "Sound of Hunting", "Anna Christie" and José Quintero's production of Brendan Behan's "The Quare Fellow" in New York City. His film and TV career ran hot and cold, varying from...

(December 5, 1923 – November 29, 2003) (aged 79)

Felix Leiter in Diamonds are Forever (1971)

15. Rik Van Nutter

Actor | Thunderball

Rick Van Nutter was born in Pomona, California and entered film work as a location manager/assistant director while living in the Hawaian Islands. Later he traveled to Africa as a production manager and stopped off in Rome on his way home and decided to stay for awhile. The following year while ...

(May 1, 1929 – October 15, 2005) (aged 76)

Felix Leiter in Thunderball (1965 )

16. Lois Maxwell

Actress | Thunderball

Everyone knows (or should know) Lois Maxwell as the one and only "Miss Moneypenny", but there's much more to her acting career than that. She started out against her parents' will, and without their knowledge, in a Canadian children's radio program, credited as "Robin Wells". Before the age of 15 ...

(14 February 1927 – 29 September 2007) (aged 80)

Miss Moneypenny in Dr. No (1962) From Russia with Love (1963) Goldfinger (1964) Thunderball (1965) You Only Live Twice (1967) On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969) Diamonds Are Forever (1971) Live and Let Die (1973) The Man with the Golden Gun (1974) The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) Moonraker (1979) For Your Eyes Only (1981) Octopussy (1983) A View to a Kill (1985)

17. Zena Marshall

Actress | Dr. No

Striking, dark-haired beauty Zena Moyra Marshall was born of French (from her mother's side) and English/Irish (her father's) ancestry in Narobi, Kenya. After the early death of her father, her mother remarried and moved the family to Leicestershire. Zena received her education from St Mary's Roman...

(1 January 1926 – 10 July 2009) (aged 83)

Miss Taro in Dr. No (1962)

18. Joseph Wiseman

Actor | Dr. No

Joseph Wiseman was born on May 15, 1918 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He came to Broadway in the 1930s, where he was critically hailed for performances in Shakespeare's "King Lear", Clifford Odets' "Golden Boy" and Anton Chekhov's "Uncle Vanya". Motion pictures in which Wiseman has been seen include ...

(May 15, 1918 – October 19, 2009) (aged 91)

Dr. Julius No in Dr. No (1962)

19. Angela Scoular

Actress | On Her Majesty's Secret Service

Angela Scoular was born on November 8, 1945 in London, England as Angela Margaret Scoular. She was an actress, known for On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969), Casino Royale (1967) and Great Catherine (1968). She was married to Leslie Phillips. She died on April 11, 2011 in Maida Vale, London.

(8 November 1945 – 11 April 2011) (aged 65)

Ruby Bartlett in On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)

20. Louis Jourdan

Actor | Octopussy

Louis Jourdan was born Louis Robert Gendre in Marseille, France, to Yvonne (née Jourdan) and Henry Gendre, a hotel owner. He was educated in France, Britain, and Turkey. He trained as an actor with René Simon at the École Dramatique. He debuted on screen in 1939, going on to play cultivated, ...

(19 June 1921 – 14 February 2015) (aged 93)

Prince Kamal Khan in Octopussy (1983)

21. Christopher Lee

Actor | Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones

Sir Christopher Frank Carandini Lee was perhaps the only actor of his generation to have starred in so many films and cult saga. Although most notable for personifying bloodsucking vampire, Dracula, on screen, he portrayed other varied characters on screen, most of which were villains, whether it ...

(27 May 1922 – 7 June 2015) (aged 93)

Francisco Scaramanga in The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)

22. Roger Moore

Actor | Moonraker

Roger Moore will perhaps always be remembered as the man who replaced Sean Connery in the James Bond series, arguably something he never lived down.

Roger George Moore was born on October 14, 1927 in Stockwell, London, England, the son of Lillian (Pope) and George Alfred Moore, a policeman. His ...

(14 October 1927 – 23 May 2017) (aged 89)

James Bond in 1973 Live and Let Die 1974 The Man with the Golden Gun 1977 The Spy Who Loved Me 1979 Moonraker 1981 For Your Eyes Only 1983 Octopussy 1985 A View to a Kill

23. Molly Peters

Actress | Thunderball

Molly Peters was a gorgeous and voluptuous British blonde bombshell actress and model who alas only appeared in a handful of films and TV shows during her regrettably fleeting acting career in the mid 60s. Molly was born in 1942 in Walsham-le-Willows, Suffolk, England. Peters started out as a model...

(15 March 1942 – 30 May 2017) (aged 75)

Patricia Fearing in Thunderball (1965)

24. Karin Dor

Actress | You Only Live Twice

Born Kätherose Derr in Wiesbaden, Karin Dor studied acting and ballet at school and began in films as an extra. The attractive redhead made an indelible impression on Austrian director Harald Reinl (who became her first husband in 1954) and this paved the way to higher profile roles. Her first ...

(22 February 1938 – 6 November 2017) (aged 79)

Helga Brandt in You Only Live Twice (1967)

25. Eunice Gayson

Actress | Dr. No

Eunice Gayson was an English actress best known for playing Sylvia Trench, James Bond's girlfriend in the first two Bond films (Dr. No and From Russia with Love). Originally, Gayson was to be cast as Miss Moneypenny, but that part went to Lois Maxwell instead.

Gayson was originally to have been a ...

(17 March 1928 – 8 June 2018) (aged 90)

Sylvia Trench in Dr. No (1962) From Russia with Love (1963)

26. Tania Mallet

Actress | Goldfinger

Tania Mallet was born in Blackpool, England. Her English-born mother, Olga Mironoff, was of Russian descent, and had been a beautiful chorus girl. Her father was a successful English car salesman, Henry Mallet. Her parents divorced and Olga remarried, to George Dawson, with whom she had three sons....

(19 May 1941 – 30 March 2019) (aged 77)

Tilly Masterson in Goldfinger (1964)

27. David Hedison

Actor | Live and Let Die

Albert David Hedison Jr. was born in Providence, Rhode Island, the elder son of Albert and Rose Hedison, naturalized United States citizens from Armenia. His father owned a jewelry enameling business and his son was expected to follow in his footsteps. Young Al had other ideas, having put his ...

(May 20, 1927 – July 23, 2019) (aged 92)

Felix Leiter in Live and Let Die (1973) and Licence to Kill (1989).



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