George Lazenby, Date of Birth, Place of Birth

    

George Lazenby

Australian actor

Date of Birth: 05-Sep-1939

Place of Birth: Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia

Profession: screenwriter, actor, model, television actor, film actor

Nationality: Australia

Zodiac Sign: Virgo


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About George Lazenby

  • George Robert Lazenby (; born 5 September 1939) is an Australian actor and former model.
  • He is best known for having played Ian Fleming's fictional British secret agent James Bond in the film On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969).
  • At the age of 29, he was the youngest actor to have portrayed Bond.
  • Lazenby is also the only Bond actor to receive a nomination for the Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year – Actor, and the only non-European actor take on the role in the official Bond series. Prior to his portrayal as Bond, Lazenby was a model and appeared in advertising.
  • After declining to do another Bond film, Lazenby continued to act in Italy, Hong Kong, Australia, and Hollywood.
  • His career stalled in the 1970s and he moved into business and invested in real estate.
  • He later appeared in several films and television series, including roles which parody the James Bond character.
  • In 2017, a Hulu docudrama film, Becoming Bond, featured Lazenby recounting his life story and portrayal as Bond.

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