"Bond. James Bond." Just those three words are enough to get our pulses racing.
Today is the 50th anniversary of the London premiere of Dr. No, which starred Sean Connery as 007. The decades have seen the sexy role passed from Sean to George Lazenby and back to Sean, and then from Roger Moore to Timothy Dalton to Pierce Brosnan and most recently to Daniel Craig, whose third Bond film —Skyfall— hits theaters November 9.
Known for romancing ladies the world over, fighting bad guys in his trademark tuxedo, and sipping martinis (shaken, not stirred), the British spy is one of moviedom’s hottest characters.