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James Bond legend; Sir Roger Moore, dies of Cancer at 89

Sir Roger Moore starred as James Bond alongside villain Jaws in the iconic film The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
Sir Roger Moore has passed away at the age of 89.
The Bond legend's family revealed that the actor died after a 'short but brave' battle with cancer in SwitzerlandSir Roger with his fourth wife Kristina
The Bond legend's family revealed that the actor died after a 'short but brave' battle with cancer in Switzerland.

In a statement announcing the star's death, Sir Roger's family said that the star had been 'surrounded' by love in his final days.


It added: 'It is with a heavy heart that we must announce our loving father has passed away today in Switzerland after a short but brave battle with cancer.
'The love with which he has surrounded in his final days was so great it cannot be quantified in words alone.'

The star's family - including his children Deborah, Geoffrey and Cristian - revealed his funeral will take place in Monaco, where he lived with fourth wife Kristina Tholstrup.

The statement added: 'Our thoughts must now turn to supporting Kristina at this difficult time, and in accordance with our father's wishes there will be a private funeral in Monaco.'

Speaking about the beloved actor's biggest achievements, they reveal that he found his charity work for UNICEF to be his life's most rewarding word.

'We know our own love and admiration will be magnified many times over, across the world, by people who knew him for his films, his television shows and his passionate work for UNICEF which he considered to be his greatest achievement,' the statement adds.

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