Moonraker 1979 premiere

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Tuesday June 26th, ODEON Luxe Leicester Square 22-24, Leicester Square, London WC2H 7LQ, United Kingdom

1. Roger Moore

Actor | Moonraker

Roger Moore will perhaps always be remembered as the man who replaced Sean Connery in the James Bond series, arguably something he never lived down.

Roger George Moore was born on October 14, 1927 in Stockwell, London, England, the son of Lillian (Pope) and George Alfred Moore, a policeman. His ...

2. Luisa Mattioli

Actress | La notte del grande assalto

Luisa Mattioli is known for her work on The Night of the Great Attack (1959), Romulus and the Sabines (1961) and La bella Lola (1962). She was previously married to Roger Moore.

3. Richard Kiel

Actor | Moonraker

Towering 7' 2" tall actor who has cornered the market on playing giants, intimidating henchman, bayou swamp monsters and steel toothed villains! Kiel worked in numerous jobs including as a night club bouncer and a cemetery plot salesman, before breaking into film & TV in several minor roles in the ...

4. Diane Rogers

Casting_department | Dead Bang

5. Britt Ekland

Actress | The Man with the Golden Gun

Britt Ekland was born in Sweden and grew up to be the poster girl for beautiful, big-eyed Scandinavian blondes. She attended a drama school and then joined a traveling theater group. With her looks as her passport, Britt entered films and became a star in Italy. When Peter Sellers met her in a ...

6. Richard Johnson

Actor | The Haunting

Born in Upminster, Essex, England in 1927, Richard Johnson attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London and then performed in John Gielgud's repertory company until joining the navy in 1945 until 1948. After the war, he appeared successfully in the West End and made his film debut in the ...

8. Albert R. Broccoli

Producer | Moonraker

Albert Romolo Broccoli was born in Astoria, Queens (New York City) on April 5th, 1909. His mother and father, Cristina and Giovanni Broccoli, raised young Albert in New York on the family farm. The family was in the vegetable business, and Albert claimed one of his uncles brought the first broccoli...

9. Dana Broccoli

Actress | Wild Women

Novelist and actress, Dana Broccoli, began her career as an actress on the New York and Boston stage and later moved to Los Angeles, where she met and married film producer Albert R. Broccoli. They moved to London and, together, they formed a film company, Danjaq LLC, which acquired the James Bond ...

10. Prince Philip

The Good Life

Prince Phillip was born on 10 June 1921 as a Prince of Greece and Denmark. His family was deposed and he lived in France and finally went to boarding school in Gordonstoun in Scotland. Eventually he sent his boys there. When he was 18 he met 13 year old Princess (later Queen) Elizabeth, his third ...

11. Shirley Eaton

Actress | Goldfinger

Long before Bea Arthur, Estelle Getty and company showed up in 80s TV households, Hollywood had, in effect, its own original "Golden Girl"...literally...in the form of stunning British actress Shirley Eaton. Although she found definitive cult stardom in 1964 with her final golden moment in a ...

12. Joan Collins

Actress | Dynasty

Joan Collins was born on May 23, 1933 in Paddington, London, England as Joan Henrietta Collins. She is an actress and producer, known for Dynasty (1981), Empire of the Ants (1977) and Esther and the King (1960). She has been married to Percy Gibson since February 17, 2002. She was previously ...

13. Nai Bonet

Actress | Nocturna

Nai Bonet was a stunningly gorgeous and voluptuous brunette actress, singer, and belly dancer who appeared in a handful of pictures and television programs made throughout the 1960's and 1970's. She was born on January 6, 1939 to a Vietnamese mother and a French father in Saigon, Vietnam. Nai began...

14. Michael Lonsdale

Actor | The Day of the Jackal

Michael Lonsdale was born on May 24, 1931 in Paris, France as Michael Edward Lonsdale-Crouch. He is an actor, known for The Day of the Jackal (1973), Moonraker (1979) and Ronin (1998).

15. Corinne Cléry

Actress | Moonraker

Corinne Cléry was born on March 23, 1950 in Paris, France as Corinne Madeleine Picolo. She is an actress, known for Moonraker (1979), The Story of O (1975) and Yor, the Hunter from the Future (1983).

16. Blanche Ravalec

Actress | Moonraker

Blanche Ravalec is an actress, known for Moonraker (1979), Diabolik (1997) and Une maison, une histoire (1980).

17. Sydney Tafler

Actor | The Spy Who Loved Me

Sydney Tafler was born on July 31, 1916 in London, England. He was an actor, known for The Spy Who Loved Me (1977), The Birthday Party (1968) and It Always Rains on Sunday (1947). He was married to Joy Shelton. He died on November 8, 1979 in London.

18. Joy Shelton

Actress | Send for Paul Temple

Joy Shelton was born on June 3, 1922 in London, England as Joy Winstanley Shelton. She was an actress, known for The Green Finger (1946), My Wife Jacqueline (1952) and A Case for PC 49 (1951). She was married to Sydney Tafler. She died on January 28, 2000 in Surrey, England.

19. Dino De Laurentiis

Producer | La strada

Dino De Laurentiis left home at age 17 to enrol in film school, supporting himself as an actor, extra, propman, or any other job he could get in the film industry. His persistence paid off, and by the time he reached his 20th birthday he already had one produced film under his belt. After serving ...

20. Michael Winner

Director | Death Wish

Winner was an only child, born in Hampstead, London, England, to Helen (née Zlota) and George Joseph Winner (1910-1975), a company director. His family was Jewish; his mother was Polish and his father of Russian extraction. Following his father's death, Winner's mother gambled recklessly and sold ...

21. Toshirô Suga

Actor | Moonraker

Toshirô Suga was born on August 22, 1950 in Tokyo, Japan. He is an actor, known for Moonraker (1979), It All Depends on Girls (1980) and Charlots connection (1984).

22. Dodi Fayed

Producer | Chariots of Fire

Dodi Fayed was born on April 15, 1955 in Alexandria, Egypt as Emad El-Din Mohamed Abdel Moneim Fayed. He is known for his work on Chariots of Fire (1981), Hook (1991) and F/X (1986). He was married to Susanne Gregard. He died on August 31, 1997 in Paris, France.

23. Barbara Broccoli

Producer | Skyfall

She is one of the entertainment industry's most successful female producers. Barbara Broccoli was born to legendary filmmaker Albert R. Broccoli, affectionately known as Cubby, and Dana Broccoli on June 18, 1960. Not long after, Cubby Broccoli and his new partner, Harry Saltzman, secured studio ...

24. Bernard Lee

Actor | Diamonds Are Forever

Best remembered as 'M' in the James Bond films, Bernard Lee was a popular character player in British films throughout the 1950s and 1960s. Born into a theatrical family, he made his stage debut at age six and later attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. He first appeared on the West End stage...

25. Lois Chiles

Actress | Moonraker

Lois Chiles was born April 15, 1947 in Houston, Texas as the eldest child to a prominent couple, Barbara Wayne Kirkland and Marion Clay Chiles. She was raised with her younger brothers Bill and Clay in Alice, Texas, and received higher education at the University of Texas at Austin, and Finch ...

26. Emily Bolton

Actress | Moonraker

Emily Bolton is an actress, known for Moonraker (1979), Tenko (1981) and Play for Today (1970).

27. Geoffrey Keen

Actor | Moonraker

Geoffrey Keen was born on August 21, 1916 in Wallingford, Oxfordshire, England as Geoffrey Ian Keen. He was an actor, known for Moonraker (1979), The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) and For Your Eyes Only (1981). He was married to Doris Groves, Madeline Howell and Hazel Terry. He died on November 3, 2005 ...

28. Lois Maxwell

Actress | Thunderball

Everyone knows (or should know) Lois Maxwell as the one and only "Miss Moneypenny", but there's much more to her acting career than that. She started out against her parents' will, and without their knowledge, in a Canadian children's radio program, credited as "Robin Wells". Before the age of 15 ...

29. Irka Bochenko

Actress | Moonraker

Irka Bochenko is an actress, known for Moonraker (1979), Bilitis (1977) and The Red Summer (2002).

30. Nicholas Arbez

Actor | Moonraker

Nicholas Arbez is an actor, known for Moonraker (1979).

31. Anne Lonnberg

Actress | Moonraker

Anne Lonnberg was born on February 17, 1948 in Berkeley, California, USA. She is an actress, known for Moonraker (1979), The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988) and Love and Death (1975).

32. Mike Marshall

Actor | Moonraker

Mike Marshall was born on September 13, 1944 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. He was an actor and assistant director, known for Moonraker (1979), La Grande Vadrouille (1966) and The Phantom Planet (1961). He was married to Catherine Prou and Sylvie Elias. He died on June 1, 2005 in Caen,...

33. Jean-Pierre Castaldi

Actor | Moonraker

Jean-Pierre Castaldi was born on October 1, 1944 in Grenoble, Isère, France. He is an actor, known for Moonraker (1979), George and the Dragon (2004) and Asterix and Obelix vs. Caesar (1999). He has been married to Corinne Champeval since May 29, 1999. They have two children. He was previously ...

34. Leila Shenna

Actress | Moonraker

Leila Chenna, is a Moroccan actress and cousin to Malika Oufkir, the writer of "Stolen Lifes: Twenty Years In A Desert Jail," an account of the failed 1972 assasination attempt on the King of Morocco by her father (and Lelia's uncle), General Muhammad Oufkir.

35. Walter Gotell

Actor | A View to a Kill

Walter Gotell was born on March 15, 1924 in Bonn, Germany. He was an actor, known for A View to a Kill (1985), The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) and Moonraker (1979). He was married to Celeste F. Mitchell and Yvonne Hills. He died on May 5, 1997 in London, England.

36. Lewis Gilbert

Director | Alfie

Lewis Gilbert was a British film director, producer and screenwriter best known for Alfie (1966), as well as three James Bond films: You Only Live Twice (1967), The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) and Moonraker (1979).

He also directed Reach for the Sky (1956), Sink the Bismarck! (1960), Educating Rita (...

37. Christopher Wood

Writer | The Spy Who Loved Me

Christopher Wood was born on November 5, 1935 in London, England as Christopher Hovelle Wood. He was a writer, known for The Spy Who Loved Me (1977), Moonraker (1979) and Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins (1985). He was married to Jane Patrick. He died on May 9, 2015 in the UK.

38. John Barry

Music_department | Dances with Wolves

John Barry was born in York, England in 1933, and was the youngest of three children. His father, Jack, owned several local cinemas and by the age of fourteen, Barry was capable of running the projection box on his own - in particular, The Rialto in York. As he was brought up in a cinematic ...

39. Jean Tournier

Cinematographer | Moonraker

Jean Tournier was born on April 3, 1926 in Toulon, Var, France. He is known for his work on Moonraker (1979), The Day of the Jackal (1973) and Target (1985). He died on December 5, 2004 in Paris, France.

40. John Glen

Director | Licence to Kill

John Glen was born on May 15, 1932 in Sunbury-on-Thames, England. He is an editor and assistant director, known for Licence to Kill (1989), For Your Eyes Only (1981) and Octopussy (1983).



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