George Lazenby

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  • Birth Name: George Robert Lazenby
  • Birth Place: Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
  • Profession: Actor, Model
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Fast Facts

  • Served in the Australian army before moving to London (in 1964), where he sold luxury cars and was a sought-after model. 
  • Was a "Marlboro Man" in European cigarette commercials.
  • His turn as James Bond, in 1969's On Her Majesty's Secret Service, was only his second film role. (His first was a brief appearance in the 1965 Italian spy caper Espionage in Tangiers, in which the hero was Secret Agent 077.)
  • Post-James Bond, worked in Hong Kong, where he was signed to make a film with his friend and karate mentor Bruce Lee, but Lee died before filming was to begin.  
  • TV credits include Baywatch, Kung Fu: The Legend Continues, The Adventures of Superboy and several Emmanuelle films.
  • Has raced off-road dirt bikes and stock cars, and competed in skiing events; has a black belt in karate.

Awards

  • 1970, Golden Globe — New Star of the Year - Actor: Nominee

Relationships

  • Christina Gannett — Ex-wife
  • George Samuel Lazenby — Son
  • Samuel Robert Lazenby — Son
  • Maureen Powell — Ex-significant Other
  • Sheila Joan Bodel Lazenby — Mother
  • Kaitlin Elizabeth Lazenby — Daughter
  • Melanie Andrea Lazenby — Daughter
  • Zachary Lazenby — Son
  • Jennifer Lazenby — Daughter
  • George Edward Lazenby — Father
  • Pam Shriver — Ex-wife

College

  • University of Durham, College of the Venerable Bede, Durham, England

Details

  • Birth Name: George Robert Lazenby
  • Birth Place: Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
  • Profession: Actor, Model

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