Roger Moore dead: The James Bond actor Sir Roger Moore has died today on May 23, his family announced. The veteran star died in Switzerland due to cancer at his age 89.

He appeared as the world famous British spy in the seven featured series of Bond films including Live and Let Die and the Spy Who Loved Me. All the Bond films have released between 1973 and 1985 which all based on the books of Ian Fleming.

His family confirmed this sad news through the social media account, it saying Moore had passed away after “short but brave battle with cancer”.

His children statement reads that “Thank you Pops for being you, and being so very special to so many people. With the heaviest of hearts, we must share the awful news that our father, Sir Roger Moore, passed away today. We are all devastated,” they said in a Twitter post.

Roger Moore dead: James Bond actor dies aged 89

Roger Moore dead James Bond actor dies aged 89

More statement by his family:

“The love with which he was surrounded in his final days was so great it cannot be quantified in words alone,” read the statement from Deborah, Geoffrey and Christian. “Our thoughts must now turn to supporting Kristina [his wife] at this difficult time.”

List of Moore’s Bond movies

  1. Live and Let Die (1973)
  2. The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)
  3. The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
  4. Moonraker (1979)
  5. For Your Eyes Only (1981)
  6. Octopussy (1983)
  7. A View to a Kill (1985)

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