British actor Roger Moore, known best for his role as James Bond in films such as Live and Let Die and The Spy Who Loved Me, passed away today in Switzerland after battling with cancer. He was 89. “With the heaviest of hearts, we must share the awful news that our father, Sir Roger Moore, passed away today. We are all devastated,” his family posted on actor’s official Twitter account.
“The love with which he was surrounded in his final days was so great it cannot be quantified in words alone.” the statement further read.
He was the third actor who played the role of James Bond in the popular series that has been running for decades.
His funeral will take place privately in Monaco, as per his last wish.