Roger Moore Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

25th October 2016

Quote: "My wife has looked at all the repeats of me as James Bond - she doesn't like me kissing all the girls. The girls didn't like it either... a bit like Donald Trump!" Former 007 star Roger Moore wryly jokes about U.S. presidential candidate Trump's recent sex assault scandal during an appearance on U.K. breakfast show This Morning.

21st August 2015

Fact: Waxwork figures depicting every incarnation of James Bond are to stand side-by-side for the first time at London's Madame Tussauds to celebrate the release of the latest 007 film SPECTRE in October(15). The models of SIR Sean Connery, GEORGE LAZENBY, SIR Roger Moore, Timothy Dalton and Pierce Brosnan will be put on display along with that of current Bond Daniel Craig.

25th July 2014

Quote: "I would need a warehouse the size of North Wales to keep all the things that people think I would have taken from the set. Charities write to me asking for things for auction but I don't have anything. I don't have the guns and gadgets and none of the cars." Former Bond star Sir Roger Moore never kept any props from the 007 movies.

9th July 2014

Quote: "I can't afford to retire because I have to keep working to afford petrol for my Smart car." Veteran James Bond star Sir Roger Moore has no plans to quit acting any time soon.

19th November 2012

Quote: "A few men hit on me. It was quite easy to get rid of them by saying I have a strange disease which I picked up in the Far East. I haven't been seduced yet by a man!" Bond legend Sir Roger Moore was a hit with ladies and gentlemen alike during his heyday.

24th October 2012

Quote: "Actors don't retire. The phone stops ringing. I object whenever it does ring because unfortunately, whenever my phone rings it's always people trying to collect debts!" Sir Roger Moore has no plans to bow out of the spotlight.

19th October 2012

Quote: "I was meant to be George, all the Moores are either Alfred or George." Bond legend Sir Roger Moore reveals his parents had other plans for his name.

18th October 2012

Quote: "I would love to be a Bond villain. But I don't want to be a villain who has to be shot or fall over. I'd rather be a villain who has to be slowly poisoned or finds God. But I would love to say something other than, 'My name is Bond.'" Former 007 Sir Roger Moore eyes a return to the franchise.

7th October 2012

Quote: "I'm plagued by autograph dealers outside my hotels - some even come in demanding autographs saying they won't leave until I sign. They are often aggressive, pushy and rude with little consideration for me, my wife or other guests. I know they sell the stuff as they are never satisfied with just one. They spoil it for the genuine ones as I won't sign any more." Sir Roger Moore no longer gives out his autograph as he hates seeing his signature for sale.

27th April 2012

Quote: "The scene when I was in bed with him, they were lighting (the set) and I fell asleep." Actress Jane Seymour was bored filming a bedroom scene with Sir Roger Moore for 1973 Bond movie Live And Let Die.

24th December 2011

Quote: "It's the first Christmas in about 30 years when I don't have to cook. My wife and I are spending Christmas with my son and his wife and her father. So it's meet the in-laws!" Sir Roger Moore is looking forward to a relaxing Christmas.

6th July 2011

Quote: "I think, 'Am I really that old?' when I look back at the shows. I was so young and pretty then. Now I'm just pretty. I never imagined I'd be successful or popular. I was just grateful for a job. I seem to have got away with it pretty well so far." Sir Roger Moore on his career, which has spanned more than 50 years.

7th March 2011

Quote: "Things have certainly changed and things have become more expensive, that is for sure. I wish I had earned £10 million a movie like folks do these days. If only! Still I'm very lucky and glad to be working." Former James Bond Sir Roger Moore is glad he can still find acting jobs at the age of 83 - but he envies younger stars' pay cheques.

3rd January 2010

Quote: "It's tricky going into a big store or an airport, but conversely I get spoilt rotten sometimes. One thing I'd love is to get the bus and take my whole family for beans on toast and a milkshake." Former James Bond star SIR Roger Moore on the ups and downs of fame.

18th May 2009

Quote: "When you're as bad a husband as I am, changing households every decade or so, you tend to leave memorabilia behind." SIR Roger Moore lost a lot of possessions during his three failed marriages.

9th May 2009

Quote: "I'm not sure if I think of myself as a style icon. I always like to wear a tie - they hold your neck in when you reach my age." Former Bond star SIR Roger Moore has some fashion tips for the elderly.

6th May 2009

Quote: "I think I'm far too lazy to consider working those long days with those early starts. Mind you, if they had a character in something like (medical drama) Casualty who would be in bed all day covered in bandages I'd do that. I could just phone in my dialogue at the end of the week." Former James Bond star SIR Roger Moore eyes a part in a soap opera.

10th April 2009

Quote: "We met over the gambling table. I used to play with (Bond producers) CUBBY (BROCCOLI) and HARRY (SALTZMAN) and I always let them win, because I knew I'd have the chance to get it back when they gave me the job. I would say, 'SEAN (CONNERY)'s getting a bit old.'" SIR Roger Moore on how he landed the role of the superspy.

10th March 2009

Quote: "MICHAEL is a great authority on almost everything. To walk with him through country lanes is amazing as he'll tell you the name of every plant and shrub." One of SIR Roger Moore's fondest memories is of visiting SIR Michael Caine at his home in the English countryside.

10th February 2009

Quote: "The secret to staying young is having a lovely wife who never argues. And she's Swedish. The wonderful thing is she doesn't understand everything I say." SIR Roger Moore has the key to happiness.

5th December 2008

Quote: "It had been on my mind for a long time. I became very conscious that I was getting long in the tooth to play the great lover. Not that I ever needed Viagra." Roger Moore on why he stopped playing James Bond after 12 years.

24th October 2008

Quote: "I don't like them shaken or stirred. The martini must be made with Tanqueray gin and not vodka, with maybe a little lemon zest, three olives on the side in a proper martini glass which has been chilled." Former James Bond star SIR Roger Moore describes his favourite alcoholic cocktail.

8th October 2008

Quote: "I probably just rhymed with door. Or she couldn't find anything to rhyme with Connery." Former James Bond actor SIR Roger Moore is baffled he is named-checked by Amy Winehouse in her song YOU KNOW I'M NO GOOD. The soul star sings, "You tear men down like Roger Moore" on the track.

6th October 2008

Quote: "When I hear people say: 'Oh, why don't they call it a day and kill him off?' I feel compelled to speak out, like a custodial father." Former 007 actor SIR Roger Moore feels an unconditional love for the James Bond franchise.

3rd October 2008

Quote: "I had the ego of all actors. I had done a few very successful television series, and was full of p**s and vinegar - and guts!" James Bond legend SIR Roger Moore was not scared of taking over the 007 role from SIR Sean Connery.

3rd October 2008

Quote: "When I got down on my knees, I didn't know how I was going to get up again. Luckily there was a handrail on the thing you kneel on, so it wasn't a problem." Former James Bond star SIR Roger Moore on receiving his knighthood in 2003.

2nd October 2008

Quote: "I didn't have time to have any doubts about it, I was far too busy trying to lose weight, trying to do my sit-ups and push-ups and get myself in shape, having my hair cut, being fitted for clothes, learning to do various stunts." Actor SIR Roger Moore admits playing James Bond was an around-the-clock job.

2nd October 2008

Quote: "I never thought I was much of an actor anyway. My acting range has always been something between the two extremes of 'raises left eyebrow' and 'raises right eyebrow.'" Former James Bond star SIR Roger Moore questions his abilities as a thespian.

24th August 2008

Fact: Former James Bond stars including Roger Moore and Bond girl Rosamund Pike have been lined up to appear at a tribute gala to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of 007 creator IAN FLEMING. The stars will read extracts from Fleming's classic book DR NO at the event in London in October (08).

7th May 2008

Quote: "I have to remember to keep changing the batteries. Aside from not going through metal detectors at airports." Former James Bond star Roger Moore on having a pacemaker fitted five years ago.

5th May 2008

Fact: The International James Bond Fan Club has voted British actor Daniel Craig their favourite 007 of all time - ahead of SIR Sean Connery, SIR Roger Moore, Pierce Brosnan, GEORGE LAZENBY and TIMONTHY DALTON.

21st February 2008

Quote: "What a ponce (idiot) I was. It's an odd feeling seeing yourself, let alone from many years back when you had more hair and a thinner waistline." SIR Roger Moore hates watching films he made during his heydey.

15th October 2007

Quote: "Sadly, I had to retire from the Bond films. The girls were getting younger or I was just getting too old." Roger Moore on his decision to say goodbye to 007.

12th October 2007

Fact: SIR Roger Moore marked his 80th birthday by accepting his Walk of Fame honour in Hollywood on Thursday (11Oct07).

12th October 2007

Quote: "Sadly, I had to retire from the Bond films. The girls were getting younger and I was just getting too old." SIR Roger Moore reveals the reason why he quit the James Bond franchise.

15th August 2007

Fact: The last film Elvis Presley saw before his death in 1977 was Roger Moore's James Bond movie THE SPY WHO LOVED ME.

11th November 2006

Quote: "Roger Moore said on television the other day, 'Michael Caine changed his name and kept his accent. I changed my accent and kept my name. He's working all the time and I can't get a bloody job!' But he doesn't need one, he's got more money than I have." SIR MICHAEL CAINE plays down his success.

15th March 2006

Quote: "We were going to star together in Brokeback Mountain, but we couldn't decide which one was going to star in front." SIR Roger Moore jokes with his The Persuaders! co-star Tony Curtis.

13th January 2006

Quote: <p>"It goes, Sean Connery, GEORGE LAZENBY, Roger Moore, Timothy Dalton, Pierce Brosnan, DANNY CRAIG? It sounds odd to me. I really don't want to get the rap for destroying that franchise." New JAMES BOND Daniel Craig admits he's nervous about taking on the role of 007 in Casino Royale. </p>

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