A legend has left this earth today.
Former James Bond actor Sir Roger Moore has been reported dead. He was very much loved by his family, friends and fans.
He passed away in Switzerland.
Sir Moore was battling cancer. It was a short and brave fight, but one which this Bond actor could not win.
According to a family letter he was surrounded by loved the last days of his life. So much love that it cannot be ‘quantified’.
His children released this statement:
With the heaviest of hearts, we must share the awful news that our father, Sir Roger Moore, passed away today. We are all devastated. pic.twitter.com/6dhiA6dnVg
— Sir Roger Moore (@sirrogermoore) May 23, 2017
Moore started playing Bond in 1973, with the starring role in Live and Let Die.
He continued with the character until 1985.
In that time, he portrayed Bond in The Man with the Golden Gun, The Spy Who Loved Me, Moonraker, For Your Eyes Only, Octopussy, and A View to a Kill.
Sir Roger Moore lived to be 89.