IMDB: The World Of Bond – 10 Bond Trivia Facts

The World Of Bond: 10 Bond Trivia Facts, by IMDb

Ten things only real James Bond fans know about James Bond.

1) Dr. James Bond was an ornithologist, he studied birds. Ian Fleming wanted his hero’s name to be as ordinary as possible.
2) Sean Connery played James Bond 007 in 7 movies. Every time he wore a toupee.
3) THe url of James Bond character page in IMDb is 007 or to be exact imdb.com/character/ch0000007
4) 8 actors have played James Bond in film: Sean Connery, Barry Nelson, David Niven, George Lazenby, Roger Moore, Timothy Dalton, Pierce Brosnan and Daniel Craig.
(note: the list ommits Peter Sellers)
Daniel Craig is the only blond Bond.
5) There have been others “00” agents in Bond film Universe. 003, 004, 009 all died. And 008 is Bond’s oft-mentioned but never seen replacement. Sean Bean played 006, the villain in Golden Eye.
6) Many actors have been offered the role of James Bond 007. The list includes Clint Eastwood, Burt Reynolds, Liam Neeson and Hugh Jackman, who all passed on the offer.
7) According to IMDb users, the top 5 Bond films of all-time are:

  1. Casino Royale
  2. Goldfinger
  3. Skyfall
  4. From Russia with Love
  5. Dr. No

8) One study suggests shaking a martini releases more antioxidants than stirring. Maybe this is the reason why Bond is in such good fighting shape.
9) The youngest Bond was George Lazenby in “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service”. He was 30 years old. The oldest was Roger Moore in “A View to a Kill”. He was 57 years old.
10) Despite playing Texas Hold’Em poker in Casino Royale, Bond’s real game of choice is Baccarat.

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