George Lazenby

Born Sep 5, 1939

George Robert Lazenby is an Australian actor and former model, best known for portraying James Bond in the 1969 film On Her Majesty's Secret Service.

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1939 Birth Lazenby was born in 1939 in Goulburn, New South Wales, at Ovada Private Hospital, to railway worker George Edward Lazenby and Sheila Joan Lazenby (née Bodel), who worked at Fosseys.


1953 13 Years Old He went to Goulburn Public School in his primary years, and Goulburn High until either 1953 or 1954. … Read More


1963 23 Years Old Lazenby moved to London in 1963 to pursue a woman he'd fallen in love with. … Read More
1966 26 Years Old In 1966 he was voted Top Model of the Year.
1968 28 Years Old In 1968, after Sean Connery quit the role of James Bond, producer Albert R. Broccoli first met Lazenby when they were getting their hair cut at the same barber. … Read More
In July 1969 Lazenby returned home to Queanbeyan to see his parents. … Read More


1972 32 Years Old Lazenby next appeared in the 1972 Italian film, Who Saw Her Die? … Read More
Lazenby played a role in the BBC's Play For Today series in 1973, starring in Roger Smith's The Operation. … Read More
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In 1978 Broccoli described casting Lazenby as "my biggest mistake in 16 years. … Read More


1990 50 Years Old Lazenby made a guest appearance on the television series Superboy, as an alien disguised as Jor-El, in a two-part episode during the series' second season in 1990. … Read More
1993 53 Years Old In 1993, Lazenby had a part in the film Gettysburg as Confederate General Johnston Pettigrew.


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Lazenby has been married twice, first to Christina Gannett (1971–1995) (heiress to the Gannett News Service publishing empire) and then from 2002 to 2008 to tennis player Pam Shriver.
2008 68 Years Old In August 2008, it was reported that Shriver had filed for divorce from Lazenby. … Read More
2010 70 Years Old In 2010 Roger Moore, who also played James Bond, provided the voice of a talking cat character named Tab Lazenby in the film Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore, which contained several references to, and parodies of, Bond films.
2012 72 Years Old In 2012 Lazenby made a guest appearance on the Canadian sketch comedy series This Hour Has 22 Minutes, spoofing the 007 series in a skit called "Help, I've Skyfallen and I Can't Get Up". … Read More
2013 73 Years Old On 19 September 2013, comedian Jim Jefferies announced on Twitter that Lazenby would be playing his father in the upcoming second season of his FX network sitcom Legit. … Read More
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