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Tuesday June 26th, ODEON Luxe Leicester Square 22-24, Leicester Square, London WC2H 7LQ, United Kingdom
1. 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 ...
3. Richard Kiel
Actor | Moonraker
Towering 7' 2" tall actor who has cornered the market on playing giants, intimidating henchman, bayou swamp monsters and steel toothed villains! Kiel worked in numerous jobs including as a night club bouncer and a cemetery plot salesman, before breaking into film & TV in several minor roles in the ...
5. Britt Ekland
Actress | The Man with the Golden Gun
Britt Ekland was born in Sweden and grew up to be the poster girl for beautiful, big-eyed Scandinavian blondes. She attended a drama school and then joined a traveling theater group. With her looks as her passport, Britt entered films and became a star in Italy. When Peter Sellers met her in a ...
Actor | The Haunting
Born in Upminster, Essex, England in 1927, Richard Johnson attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London and then performed in John Gielgud's repertory company until joining the navy in 1945 until 1948. After the war, he appeared successfully in the West End and made his film debut in the ...
Producer | Moonraker
Albert Romolo Broccoli was born in Astoria, Queens (New York City) on April 5th, 1909. His mother and father, Cristina and Giovanni Broccoli, raised young Albert in New York on the family farm. The family was in the vegetable business, and Albert claimed one of his uncles brought the first broccoli...
Actress | Wild Women
Novelist and actress, Dana Broccoli, began her career as an actress on the New York and Boston stage and later moved to Los Angeles, where she met and married film producer Albert R. Broccoli. They moved to London and, together, they formed a film company, Danjaq LLC, which acquired the James Bond ...
10. Prince Philip
Prince Phillip was born on 10 June 1921 as a Prince of Greece and Denmark. His family was deposed and he lived in France and finally went to boarding school in Gordonstoun in Scotland. Eventually he sent his boys there. When he was 18 he met 13 year old Princess (later Queen) Elizabeth, his third ...
11. Shirley Eaton
Actress | Goldfinger
Long before Bea Arthur, Estelle Getty and company showed up in 80s TV households, Hollywood had, in effect, its own original "Golden Girl"...literally...in the form of stunning British actress Shirley Eaton. Although she found definitive cult stardom in 1964 with her final golden moment in a ...
12. Joan Collins
Actress | Dynasty
Joan Collins was born on May 23, 1933 in Paddington, London, England as Joan Henrietta Collins. She is an actress and producer, known for Dynasty (1981), Empire of the Ants (1977) and Land of the Pharaohs (1955). She has been married to Percy Gibson since February 17, 2002. She was previously ...
13. Nai Bonet
Actress | Nocturna
Nai Bonet was a stunningly gorgeous and voluptuous brunette actress, singer, and belly dancer who appeared in a handful of pictures and television programs made throughout the 1960's and 1970's. She was born on January 6, 1939 to a Vietnamese mother and a French father in Saigon, Vietnam. Nai began...
18. Joy Shelton
Actress | Send for Paul Temple
Joy Shelton was born on June 3, 1922 in London, England as Joy Winstanley Shelton. She was an actress, known for The Green Finger (1946), A Case for PC 49 (1951) and My Wife Jacqueline (1952). She was married to Sydney Tafler. She died on January 28, 2000 in Surrey, England.
Producer | La strada
Dino De Laurentiis left home at age 17 to enrol in film school, supporting himself as an actor, extra, propman, or any other job he could get in the film industry. His persistence paid off, and by the time he reached his 20th birthday he already had one produced film under his belt. After serving ...
20. Michael Winner
Director | Death Wish
Winner was an only child, born in Hampstead, London, England, to Helen (née Zlota) and George Joseph Winner (1910-1975), a company director. His family was Jewish; his mother was Polish and his father of Russian extraction. Following his father's death, Winner's mother gambled recklessly and sold ...
22. Dodi Fayed
Producer | Chariots of Fire
Dodi Fayed was born on April 15, 1955 in Alexandria, Egypt as Emad El-Din Mohamed Abdel Moneim Fayed. He is known for his work on Chariots of Fire (1981), Hook (1991) and F/X (1986). He was married to Susanne Gregard. He died on August 31, 1997 in Paris, France.
23. Barbara Broccoli
Producer | Skyfall
She is one of the entertainment industry's most successful female producers. Barbara Broccoli was born to legendary filmmaker Albert R. Broccoli, affectionately known as Cubby, and Dana Broccoli on June 18, 1960. Not long after, Cubby Broccoli and his new partner, Harry Saltzman, secured studio ...
24. 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...
25. Lois Chiles
Actress | Moonraker
Lois Chiles was born April 15, 1947 in Houston, Texas as the eldest child to a prominent couple, Barbara Wayne Kirkland and Marion Clay Chiles. She was raised with her younger brothers Bill and Clay in Alice, Texas, and received higher education at the University of Texas at Austin, and Finch ...
27. Geoffrey Keen
Actor | Moonraker
Geoffrey Keen was born on August 21, 1916 in Wallingford, Oxfordshire, England as Geoffrey Ian Keen. He was an actor, known for Moonraker (1979), The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) and For Your Eyes Only (1981). He was married to Doris Groves, Madeline Howell and Hazel Terry. He died on November 3, 2005 ...
28. 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 ...
32. Mike Marshall
Actor | Moonraker
Mike Marshall was born on September 13, 1944 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. He was an actor and assistant director, known for Moonraker (1979), La Grande Vadrouille (1966) and The Phantom Planet (1961). He was married to Catherine Prou and Sylvie Elias. He died on June 1, 2005 in Caen,...
Actor | Moonraker
Jean-Pierre Castaldi was born on October 1, 1944 in Grenoble, Isère, France. He is an actor, known for Moonraker (1979), George and the Dragon (2004) and Asterix and Obelix vs. Caesar (1999). He has been married to Corinne Champeval since May 29, 1999. They have two children. He was previously ...
35. Walter Gotell
Actor | A View to a Kill
Walter Gotell was born on March 15, 1924 in Bonn, Germany. He was an actor, known for A View to a Kill (1985), The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) and Moonraker (1979). He was married to Celeste F. Mitchell and Yvonne Hills. He died on May 5, 1997 in London, England.
36. Lewis Gilbert
Director | Alfie
Lewis Gilbert was a British film director, producer and screenwriter best known for Alfie (1966), as well as three James Bond films: You Only Live Twice (1967), The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) and Moonraker (1979).
He also directed Reach for the Sky (1956), Sink the Bismarck! (1960), Educating Rita (...
37. Christopher Wood
Writer | The Spy Who Loved Me
Christopher Wood was born on November 5, 1935 in London, England as Christopher Hovelle Wood. He was a writer, known for The Spy Who Loved Me (1977), Moonraker (1979) and Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins (1985). He was married to Jane Patrick. He died on May 9, 2015 in the UK.
38. John Barry
Music_department | Dances with Wolves
John Barry was born in York, England in 1933, and was the youngest of three children. His father, Jack, owned several local cinemas and by the age of fourteen, Barry was capable of running the projection box on his own - in particular, The Rialto in York. As he was brought up in a cinematic ...