List Of All James Bond Actors

It’s already been about 16 months since the List Of All James Bond Movies. So here’s an awesome follow-up with all the actors who played 007, along with some fun facts and basic information.

Update: By popular demand, the first two on this list are the non-Eon-produced 007 Actors

So, without further talk, here’s the list of all James Bond actors from the 1950s until today, with details about 007 Actors Barry Nelson, David Niven, Sean Connery, George Lazenby, Roger Moore, Timothy Dalton, Pierce Brosnan and of course Daniel Craig!

1 Barry Nelsonjames bond actor barry nelson 008 300x138 List Of All James Bond Actors

  • Date of birth: April 16, 1917
  • Place of birth: San Fransisco, California
  • Birth name: Robert Haakon Nielsen
  • Fun fact: The very first actor to depict Ian Fleming’s James Bond character, 8 years before the first “official” EON production with Sean Connery
  • Times he played 007: 1 time

Barry Nelson’s 007 movies:

1. Climax! Series: Casino Royale

  • Release: 1954
  • His age at release: 37
  • Salary: ? (anyone knows?)
  • Fun fact: Producer Gregory Ratoff paid $1,000 to Ian Fleming to get the rights for a series episode about James Bond.

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2 David Niven james bond david niven 007 300x224 List Of All James Bond Actors

  • Date of birth: March 1, 1910
  • Place of birth: London, UK
  • Birth name: James David Graham Niven
  • Fun fact: Niven was in the army in World War II, joined the Commandos and later acted in official war movies by the Army Film Unit
  • Times he played 007: 1 time

David Niven’s 007 movies:

1. Casino Royale (.. is too much for one James Bond)

  • Release: 1967
  • His age at release: 57
  • Salary: ? (anyone knows?)
  • Fun fact: Niven is co-starred in Casino Royale by Peter Selles and Woody Allen

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3 Sean Conneryjames bond sean connery 007 face 300x138 List Of All James Bond Actors

  • Date of birth: August 25, 1930
  • Place of birth: Fountainbridge, Scotland
  • Birth name: Thomas Sean Connery
  • Fun fact: Started losing his hair at 21, wears a toupee in all the James Bond movies.
  • Times he played 007: 7 times

Sean Connery’s 007 movies:

all james bond movies poster dr no 77x109 List Of All James Bond Actors1. James Bond: Dr. No

  • Release: 1962
  • His age at release: 32
  • Salary: $100,000
  • Fun fact: Fortunately this was the only movie in which James Bond sung.. (“Under The Mango Tree”)

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all james bond movies poster from russia with love 75x109 List Of All James Bond Actors2. James Bond: From Russia With Love

  • Release: 1963
  • His age at release: 33
  • Salary: $250,000
  • Fun fact: Sean Connery received eight specially tailored Saville Row suits for this movie, $2,000 each.

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all james bond movies poster goldfinger 77x109 List Of All James Bond Actors3. James Bond: Goldfinger

  • Release: 1964
  • His age at release: 34
  • Salary: $500,000
  • Fun fact: Sean Connery never traveled to the United States to film this movie. Every scene in which he appears to be in the USA was filmed in Pinewood Studios outside London. This explains why Bond flips a light switch down to discover the golden corpse of Jill, as English light switches are generally turned on by flicking them down instead of up (source: IMDB)

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4. James Bond: Thunderball

  • Release: 1965
  • His age at release: 35
  • Salary: $600,000
  • Fun fact: Thunderball is Sean Connery’s personal favorite movie in his role as agent 007.

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all james bond movies poster you only live twice 76x109 List Of All James Bond Actors5. James Bond: You Only Live Twice

  • Release: 1967
  • His age at release: 36
  • Salary: $1,000,000
  • Fun fact: After the film wrapped, Connery was reportedly asked whether he found Japanese women attractive to which he allegedly replied, “No,” causing many Japanese to call him bad names. (source: IMDB)

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all james bond movies poster diamonds are forever 72x109 List Of All James Bond Actors6. James Bond: Diamonds Are Forever

  • Release: 1971
  • His age at release: 41
  • Salary: $1,250,000
  • Fun fact: This is the first and one of the few titles in which James Bond has sex with only one woman in the entire movie.

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all james bond movies poster never say never again 145x109 List Of All James Bond Actors7. James Bond: Never Say Never Again

(unofficial 007 title, see info in List Of James Bond Movies post)

  • Release: 1983
  • His age at release: 53
  • Salary: $5,000,000
  • Fun fact: A young Steven Seagal was the martial arts instructor for this film. He broke Sean Connery’s wrist during training. (source: IMDB)

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4 George Lazenbygeorge lazenby 007 james bond 300x150 List Of All James Bond Actors

  • Date of birth: September 5th, 1939
  • Place of birth: Goulburn, Australia
  • Birth name: George Robert Lazenby
  • Fun fact: Having done only one James Bond movie, George became actually a metaphor for something forgettable: “It was a mistake, like casting George Lazenby as 007″
  • Times he played 007: 1 time

George Lazenby’s 007 movies:

all james bond movies poster on her majestys secret service 59x109 List Of All James Bond Actors1. James Bond: On Her Majesty’s Service

  • Release: 1969
  • His age at release: 30
  • Salary: £50,000
  • Fun fact: In the original take of the final scene featuring Tracy’s death, George Lazenby came to tears. Director Peter R. Hunt then made them shoot the scene again because he said that, “Bond does not cry.” (source: IMDB)

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5 Roger Mooreroger moore 007 james bond 300x136 List Of All James Bond Actors

  • Date of birth: October 14, 1927
  • Place of birth: Stockwell, UK
  • Birth name: Roger George Moore
  • Fun fact: In all of seven James Bond appearances, Roger Moore never ordered a vodka martini “shaken, not stirred”
  • Times he played 007: 7 times

Roger Moore’s 007 movies:

all james bond movies poster live and let die 71x109 List Of All James Bond Actors1. James Bond: Live and Let Die

  • Release: 1973
  • His age at release: 46
  • Salary: $1,000,000
  • Fun fact: Sean Connery turned down the then astronomical sum of $5.5 million to play James Bond. Connery gave Roger Moore his personal seal of approval for inheriting his role, calling him “an ideal Bond”. (source: IMDB)

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all james bond movies poster the man with the golden gun 68x109 List Of All James Bond Actors2. James Bond: The Man with the Golden Gun

  • Release: 1974
  • His age at release: 47
  • Salary: $1,000,000
  • Fun fact: One of the lowest-grossing Bond films. That fact, combined with behind-the-scenes problems, nearly made this the final Bond film, and delayed production of The Spy Who Loved Me. -IMDB.com

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all james bond movies poster the spy who loved me 74x109 List Of All James Bond Actors3. James Bond: The Spy who Loved Me

  • Release: 1977
  • His age at release: 49
  • Salary: $1,000,000
  • Fun fact: The movie received Three Academy Award Nominations – the most ever received by a James Bond movie to date. These were for Best Art Direction – Set Decoration, Best Score, and Best Song – “Nobody Does It Better”. -IMDB.com

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all james bond movies poster moonraker 42x109 List Of All James Bond Actors4. James Bond: Moonraker

  • Release: 1979
  • His age at release: 51
  • Salary: $4,000,000
  • Fun fact: To build the gigantic three level Space Station set interiors at France’s Epinay Studios, the production utilized two tons of nails, one hundred tons of metal, two hundred and twenty technicians and ten thousand feet of set construction woodwork. -IDMB.com

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all james bond movies poster for your eyes only 72x109 List Of All James Bond Actors5. James Bond: For Your Eyes Only

  • Release: 1981
  • His age at release: 53
  • Salary: $4,600,000
  • Fun fact: Director John Glen estimated that every foot of film shot during the attempted drowning of Melina and Bond by Kristatos cost about £ 2,700 UK pounds. -IMDB.com

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all james bond movies poster octopussy 71x109 List Of All James Bond Actors6. James Bond: Octopussy

  • Release: 1983
  • His age at release: 55
  • Salary: $5,200,000
  • Fun fact: A hand with a pair of eights in the card game Texas Hold ‘Em Poker is called an “Octopussy”. This same hand is shown during one of the card games in Casino Royale (2006).

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all james bond movies poster a view to a kill 78x109 List Of All James Bond Actors7. James Bond: A View to a Kill

  • Release: 1985
  • His age at release: 57
  • Salary: $7,500,000
  • Fun fact: When Grace Jones as May Day screams during the mine sequence when sparks fly around her, her screams are for real. She did not know that electric cables around her would go off as a special effect for the scene. -IMDB.com

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6 Timothy Daltontimothy dalton 007 james bond 300x127 List Of All James Bond Actors

  • Date of birth: March 21st, 1946
  • Place of birth: Colwyn Bay, Wales, UK
  • Birth name: Timothy Dalton
  • Fun fact: Timothy Dalton is said to have best portraid 007 the way Ian Fleming intended in the novels. This is because of his more serious and “darker” acting style.
  • Times he played 007: 2 times

Timothy Dalton’s 007 movies:

all james bond movies poster the living daylights 71x109 List Of All James Bond Actors1. James Bond: The Living Daylights

  • Release: 1987
  • His age at release: 41
  • Salary: $3,000,000
  • Fun fact: The literal translations of some of The Living Daylights (1987)’s foreign language titles include “Spies Die At Dawn” (Denmark); “007: High Tension” (Spain); “Death Is Not A Game” (France); “Icecold Mission” (Sweden); “His Name Is Danger” (Chile); “Breeze Of Death” (West Germany) and “007 In The Dangerous Zone” (Hebrew). -IMDB.com

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all james bond movies poster license to kill 73x109 List Of All James Bond Actors2. James Bond: Licence To Kill

  • Release: 1989
  • His age at release: 43
  • Salary: $5,000,000
  • Fun fact: Despite being one of the least commercially successful Bond movies in the United States, it was considered by director John Glen his best “007”. This opinion is shared by some fans and critics who praise the realism. -IMDB.com

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7 Pierce Brosnanpierce brosnan 007 james bond 300x144 List Of All James Bond Actors

  • Date of birth: May 16h, 1953
  • Place of birth: Drogheda, Ireland
  • Birth name: Pierce Brendan Brosnan
  • Fun fact: Brosnan was chosen as most beautiful or sexy man alive multiple times.
  • Times he played 007: 4 times

Pierce Brosnan’s 007 movies:

all james bond movies poster goldeneye 71x109 List Of All James Bond Actors1. James Bond: Goldeneye

  • Release: 1995
  • His age at release: 42
  • Salary: $1,200,000
  • Fun fact: The first of the James Bond films ever to be released on DVD.

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all james bond movies poster tomorrow never dies 73x109 List Of All James Bond Actors2. James Bond: Tomorrow Never Dies

  • Release: 1997
  • His age at release: 44
  • Salary: $8,200,000
  • Fun fact: 15 BMW 750’s were destroyed in the making of the film.

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all james bond movies poster the world is not enough 72x109 List Of All James Bond Actors3. James Bond: The World Is Not Enough

  • Release: 1999
  • His age at release: 46
  • Salary: $12,400,000
  • Fun fact: The destruction of Valentin’s factory operations took approximately 5 months to complete.

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all james bond movies poster die another day 73x109 List Of All James Bond Actors4. James Bond: Die Another Day

  • Release: 2002
  • His age at release: 49
  • Salary: $16,500,000
  • Fun fact: Both the Aston Martin and the Jaguar were completely stripped of engine and running gear. These were replaced by the Ford V8, 4WD kit and 4spd Auto ‘box from Ford’s Explorer. This was to help them perform on ice. -IMDB.com

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8 Daniel Craigdaniel craig james bond 007 300x112 List Of All James Bond Actors

  • Date of birth: March 2nd, 1968
  • Place of birth: Chester, England, UK
  • Birth name: Daniel Wroughton Craig
  • Fun fact: He is the first Bond actor to have been born after the Bond series began.
  • Times he played 007: three times, but Craig signed for a total of 5 Bond movies

Daniel Craig’s 007 movies:

all james bond movies poster casino royale 73x109 List Of All James Bond Actors1. James Bond: Casino Royale

  • Release: 2006
  • His age at release: 38
  • Salary: $3,200,000
  • Fun fact: Most of the cars seen in the movie are made by Ford Motor Company. In the scene where Bond acts as a valet the cars in the parking lot are Land Rovers, Volvos, Jaguars and other Ford Motor Company’s cars. -IMDB.com

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all james bond movies poster quantum of solace 73x109 List Of All James Bond Actors2. James Bond: Quantum of Solace

  • Release: 2008
  • His age at release: 40
  • Salary: $7,300,000
  • Fun fact: The film shoot used 200,000 rounds of blank bullets which were used for training, testing and filming. -IMDB.com

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007 james bond skyfall poster daniel craig 76x114 List Of All James Bond Actors3. James Bond: Skyfall

  • Release: November 2012
  • His age at release: 44
  • Salary: $ 17,100,000
  • Fun fact: The remaining available Ian Fleming titles are “The Property of a Lady”, “The Hildebrand Rarity”, “Risico” and “007 in New York” (aka “Agent 007 in New York”), but the rumored titles were “Red Shadow” and “Red Sky at Morning”. The actual title “Skyfall” was announced early November 2011.

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4. James Bond: Devil May Care

  • Release: 2015
  • His age at release: 47
  • Salary: ?
  • Fun fact: The remaining available Ian Fleming titles are “The Property of a Lady”, “The Hildebrand Rarity”, “Risico” and “007 in New York” (aka “Agent 007 in New York”)

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