Thank You Roger Moore For Introducing Me To James Bond
Today Roger Moore known for his work as James Bond passed away at the age of 89. He will always be a favorite of mine as he was my first experience with the character of James Bond back in the early 80's.
I have a hard time trying to remember which film it was that I saw first. It was either "For Your Eyes Only" from 1981 or it was "A View To A Kill" which came out in 1985. I remember back in the 80's when James Bond movies were always shown on ABC. I believe that was where I first saw Roger Moore in the iconic role.
I have gone on to become a big fan of the entire series. Most people have a favorite Bond actor. I like various things about all the actors who have played Bond. Roger Moore was the one who I think had the best lines and who brought the best comedic elements to the role each time he played him.
He played the character seven times and if I had to pick my all time favorite Bond of his I would go with "The Spy Who Loved Me" followed close by "For Your Eyes Only".
Another favorite item of mine that features Roger Moore is the book he put out a few years ago called, "Bond on Bond: Reflections on 50 years of James Bond Movies".
Who else would be better on writing a book like this than the actor who played the character the most times. If you are a fan of his Bond films or any of the films in the series he gives a great look at them from his point of view.
Seven memorable films as one of the greatest spy characters ever. Thank you for introducing me to this great character.