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Breaking news: James Bond actor, Roger Moore has died, aged 89

Breaking news: James Bond actor, Roger Moore has died, aged 89

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Text: Meeran Mekkaoui

Editor: Shannon Wylie


The film industry has suffered another tragic loss as an iconic and much-loved actor passes away...

Hollywood is in mourning after news broke that actor Roger Moore has died from a battle with cancer at age 89. Most remembered for his portrayal as the British secret agent in the James Bond franchise from 1973-1985, Moore is marked as the longest running actor to take on the role of the 007 agent, with films including Live and Let Die and A View to a Kill.

The UNICEF Goodwill ambassador, who died in Switzerland, will have a private funeral in Monaco, however no further details have been announced. In memory of the great actor, take a look at he Burj Khalifa's exhibition, Designing 007: Fifty Years of Bond Style, which took place earlier this year and puts the spotlight on the details of the world's most famous spy.

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