Question: Why is everybody saying this new guy can't be James Bond because he's blond? Roger Moore was blond!Answer: Thank you, Sharron! Yes, Roger Moore was indeed dark blond, as is Daniel Craig. And while fans are entitled to be as skeptical as they want, facts are facts: The Bond series has been going on for more than 40 years, and in order for it to continue, the actor playing Bond has to be replaced periodically. There have already been five James Bonds: Sean Connery, George Lazenby, Roger Moore, Timothy Dalton and
Question: Why on earth was George Lazenby given the role of James Bond in On Her Majesty's Secret Service? Was Sean Connery ill? Was there a contract dispute? Were the producers mad?
Answer: No longer the little-known actor who rocketed to fame in Dr. No (1962), Sean Connery retired from playing James Bond after his fifth outing, You Only Live Twice (1967). Australian model George Lazenby won the role after a high-profile search for a new 007, and I'm not alone in thinking he was actually good in On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969) and would probably have grown into the role if given half a chance. But he didn't clic