The most comprehensive list of George Lazenby's appearances in movies and tv series. George Robert Lazenby (/ ˈ l eɪ z ən b i /; born 5 September 1939) is an Australian actor and former model widely known for his role as Ian Fleming's fictional British secret agent James Bond in the film On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969). The son of an Australian railway worker, Lazenby's first paying job was as an auto mechanic. He moved to London, England in 1964, after serving in the Australian Army. It always comes back to 007. foreword by george lazenby Ironically, for someone who didn’t want to get typed as James Bond, it’s the one thing I always get asked about. Later regretted leaving the Bond series after just one film. Lazenby was the second actor to be cast as James Bond in the "official" series of films produced by Eon Productions. George Robert Lazenby was born September 5, 1939 in Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia, to Sheila Joan (Bodel) and George Edward Lazenby. Poor George Lazenby achieved a negative fame for most of his career as The Man Who Would Be James Bond. George Lazenby (gebore 5 September 1939) is 'n Australiese akteur, skrywer, en vervaardiger. 2018-11-09 Page Six – George Lazenby says James Bond should never be a woman 2017-05-19 Mirror – Bond actor George Lazenby reveals if he has regrets after walking away from six-film deal 2017-05-17 The Guardian – George Lazenby on Bond, sex and the 60s: ‘They had the pill … I was a handsome guy’ He claimed he listened to bad advice. In 1968, after Sean Connery quit the role of James Bond, and 22-year-old actor Timothy Dalton declined the role in On Her Majesty's Secret Service (OHMSS), believing himself too young for it. George Lazenby, Actor: On Her Majesty's Secret Service. The first James Bond actor, Sean Connery, reprised the role in Diamonds Are Forever, the next film in the series. He played the part in the film On Her Majesty's Secret Service and then stood down. George Lazenby in a promotional still taken for OHMSS. A unique documentary/narrative hybrid chronicling the stranger-than-fiction true story of George Lazenby, a poor Australian car mechanic who, through an unbelievable set of circumstances, landed the role of James Bond in On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969), despite having never acted a day in his life. George Lazenby, fresh from starring as James Bond in his very first movie, On Her Majesty's Secret Service, had yet to sign a new contract and the producer, Harry Saltzman, was becoming agitated. Hy is bekend vir sy rolle in die rolprente On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969), The Dragon Flies (1975), Gettysburg (1993), en Star of Jaipur (1998).