‘James Bond’: Roger Moore Called Daniel Craig the Best 007: ‘Nobody’s Done It Like Daniel Craig Coming Out of the Water’

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Screen legend Sir Roger Moore took over James Bond in 1973 after Sean Connery stepped down. The famous role now sits with Daniel Craig ready to retire his 007 persona no time to die. With that in mind, Moore didn’t shy away from why he considered Craig to be the best James Bond, and once referred to a specific movie scene to illustrate his point.

Roger Moore as James Bond in 'Live and Let Die'
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Roger Moore named Daniel Craig as the ‘best’ James Bond

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Part of the legacy of the James Bond film franchise is its changing lineup of heroes. Roger Moore took over after George Lazenby’s short stint and progressed through seven films. Although Daniel Craig has only done five films, he has held 007 for the longest time since 2006. His portrayal was enough to impress Moore.

as guest life stories of piers morgan On the show, Moore was asked who he thought would win in a fight among all the Bonds. “I think Daniel Craig is the hardest – and Sean,” he quipped. When Morgan suggested that Moore take away all the women, he disputed it.


“No, I think Danielle Craig would. Look, Sean didn’t come out to sea in a bikini like Ursula Andrews, and no one did that instead of Craig coming out of the water,” he said, of the beach. referring to the scene casino Royale.

Moore reiterated his view during the conversation alex zen in 2012. He praised Connery and said that he was always the best Bond. He further revealed that Connery set Bond up on screen. But after seeing Craig sky fall, the actor took the number one spot from Connery on Moore’s personal list.

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“After seeing Daniel Craig in action – he does more action in two frames of the film than I did in seven years of filming him,” Moore said. After that, Craig became his favorite version of Bond.

Moore in Sean Connery’s James Bond. shared your thoughts on

Before Moore considered a role in the James Bond movies, he wanted to wait until Connery left the franchise. He did it in honor of the actor he admired. His thoughts on Connery’s portrayal? “That was true,” Moore told Zane. “That was everything I could gather what the books wanted.”

He remarked that he wrote about Connery in his 2008 memoir, my word is my knot, and called the opening bond his favourite. He brought the character to life with elegance and swagger. once Connery did diamonds are Forever And leaving the franchise, producers offered Moore the role. But it’s Craig who got his final vote.

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Daniel Craig has been vocal about ending his run as Bond, and fan theories abound on who will play him next. 007 The makers are in no hurry to replace him and are excited about the upcoming film no time to die release. Finally, the film will release on October 8 and will star Christoph Waltz, Rami Malek, Naomi Harris and Lashana Lynch.

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