FACTBOX: James Bond is back with "Quantum of Solace"

Wed Oct 29, 2008 8:06am EDT
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(Reuters) - The eagerly awaited James Bond film "Quantum of Solace," starring British actor Daniel Craig in the lead, premieres in London on Wednesday and opens around the world in November.

Here are some details about the "Bond" films


-- Daniel Craig now has two to his credit with "Casino Royale," the 21st in the series, and "Quantum of Solace." Craig, 40, is the first Bond actor to have been born after the Bond series began.

-- The earliest Bond is Sean Connery, 78. He starred in six Bond movies as well as the unofficial "Never Say Never Again" in 1983.

-- George Lazenby, 69, was an actor/athlete, winning two ski competitions in Australia. He also only starred in one Bond movie, "On Her Majesty's Secret Service."

-- Roger Moore, 81, formerly "The Saint" on television, had a 13 year-stint as Bond starring in seven adventures.

-- Timothy Dalton, 62, starred in two Bond movies - "The Living Daylights" and "License To Kill."

-- Pierce Brosnan, 55, is the only 007 actor to have been married to a Bond girl, Cassandra Harris, who starred in Roger Moore's fifth outing as 007, "For Your Eyes Only." Brosnan made four Bond movies.   Continued...