She had a great temper.”. The James Bond star, who died today following a short battle with cancer, married four times and claimed he suffered domestic abuse as the hands his first two wives. Is this the one for you?'. Clint couldn't, so Moore started telling him jokes, with no effect. She unsuccessfully sued him for loss of earnings but Moore paid her hospital bills after she underwent cancer treatment in 1996 and when she died in 1998. Roger Moore with his wife Luisa Mattioli and their children. At a BAFTA dinner in 1968, the compere Kenneth More made a friendly joke about Moore and 'his wife, who is much more attractive than he is'. Moore replied: 'This is the one.' He spoke no Italian and she spoke no English, but 'language was no barrier,' he said. He does not exist. Sir Roger Moore married four times - to fellow actor Doorn Van Steyn, then Dorothy Squires, then Luisa Matitoli and finally, Kristina Tholstrup, writes CHRISTOPHER STEVENS. SIR Roger Moore has died aged 89, leaving behind his wife Kristina “Kiki” Tholstrup who he wed in 2002. Moore nurtured his talent all the way to mega-stardom. The crew collapsed, the take was ruined. Maverick was hugely popular in Italy, and in 1961 Moore flew to Rome — while Squires was on tour in Australia — to play Romulus in Il Ratto Delle Sabine, the mythical story of the Rape of the Sabine Women. "She storms off out of the room and I hear the bath running. Moore, however, never got over his guilt at betraying the woman who made his career, and 30 years later, when Squires was dying from lung cancer, he paid for her care. Ivanhoe's success led to renewed interest from America in 1959 and a role in The Alaskans — a show that sounded the death knell for his marriage to Squires. SIR Roger Moore has died aged 89, leaving behind his wife Kristina "Kiki" Tholstrup who he wed in 2002. She stoked gossip further by hurling abuse at Moore and Luisa whenever she could — on one occasion, smashing the French windows of the home the couple shared. She had appeared in several films under her professional name Doorn Van Steyn (her real name was Lucy Woodard). Luisa reacted much as Squires had before her. By 1970, with The Saint finished, Moore was driving an Aston Martin DBS on screen as yet another insouciant English swashbuckler, Lord Brett Sinclair in The Persuaders, opposite Tony Curtis. They were married in 1946, when Moore was 18, at Wandsworth Town Hall. Show her this letter.'. His retort was to make the movie with a crew of black and white technicians, defying the government's racist laws: it was, he believed, a far better way to confront apartheid. Instead, Live And Let Die became the most successful Bond movie: made for about £4 million, it took £75 million at the box office. Following Sean Connery's departure from the Bond franchise, producers Albert Broccoli and Harry Saltzman turned to British TV star, Roger Moore, to fill those rather large shoes. Mladého Rogera Moorea od mládí zajímalo umění a proto nastoupil jako kreslíř u firmy v Soho,… To see all content on The Sun, please use the Site Map. Teaching union slams Government's 'undeliverable' plans for mass Covid-19 testing in schools from January as... Who's bright idea was that? Four more outings as Bond followed, ending with A View To A Kill. I’d been sunbathing in the garden, I came up and I’d taken off my pants and I gave her some smart Alec answer and this teapot came hurtling at me. Sir Roger George Moore KBE CBE (14 October 1927 – 23 May 2017) was an English actor and a UNICEF ambassador. He played James Bond more times than any other actor. 'I always played the part for laughs,' he insisted. Roger Moore. 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One letter allegedly described Luisa's wish to lick Moore all over, adding: 'You say Dorothy does not believe in our love. On Tuesday, British actor Roger Moore, best known for portraying Simon Templar of the 1960s series The Saint and the spy character James Bond, died in … In July 1953, they wed in front of a very 'drunken justice of the peace' in New Jersey. Luisa, of course, was still not his wife. He refused to be seen enjoying violence; instead, his Bond became imbued with Moore's own sense of fun. Cyfweliad a'r actor Roger Moore yn 1963Mae'r hawlfraint i'r archif yn berchen i ITV Cymru/Wales. After that court case, she gave up and granted Moore his divorce. Kristina takes care of all that. The comments below have not been moderated. To avoid arguments, which he hated, Moore took up the guitar: when his wife started shouting, he would strum chords and ignore her. 'Gone to the cutting room in the sky,' he would say. While he was a star in England and America thanks to his six seasons on "The Saint," Moore was roundly criticized even before his first Bond film as being too much of a lightweight to play the role. Roger Moore, who starred in the iconic James Bond movie franchise in the 1970s and '80s, has died after a "short but brave battle with cancer," his children said. Luisa refused to grant him a divorce until they agreed on a £10million settlement in 2000. Moore's taste for the quiet life extended to his fourth marriage, too — despite his attraction to fiery women. The Sun website is regulated by the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO), Our journalists strive for accuracy but on occasion we make mistakes. Moore was an only child, born on October 14, 1927, and brought up in a two-bedroom flat in Albert Square, Stockwell, in South-West London. He claimed he had never sat through one of his own Bond movies — 'not something I'd pay 3s 9d to watch' — and that Connery and Daniel Craig had far outshone him in the role. Roger Moore had an encounter with Wenche Myhre (1963).. Roger Moore is rumoured to have hooked up with Madeline Smith.. About. Wife number one, the ice skater and actress Doorn Van Steyn who he met at RADA and married at Wandsworth Town Hall. "The Sun", "Sun", "Sun Online" are registered trademarks or trade names of News Group Newspapers Limited. Another time, she dumped his clothes in the bath. Roads stay quiet with less than half of last year's 17m drivers travelling as survey... Sweden's facemask U-turn: Prime Minister makes coverings mandatory on public transport in defiance of virus... 'Do they know its Covid time at all?' As the producer, Monty Berman, signalled 'Why?' When Sir Roger Moore passed away in May this year at the age of 89, much was written about the four-times-married James Bond star’s dazzling life … He flirted with her outrageously and later that night took her to bed. “I knew he would protect me. His next Bond movie was The Man With The Golden Gun opposite Maud Adams and Britt Ekland — Mud and Birt, as he called them. 'RIP my 007': Bond girls Jane Seymour and Britt Ekland pay... 'My world will never be the same again': 'Devastated'... 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Now moving Sir Roger Moore’s relationship life, he was married 4 times first with Doorn Van Steyn from 1946 till 1953, second Dorothy Squires from 1953 till 1968), third Luisa Mattioli from 1969 till 1969 and Kristina Tholstrup married on 2002 until Moore’s death 2017. Squires found letters from Luisa to Roger and planned to include them in her autobiography but they won injunctions against their publication in 1977. Share this article … It was at RADA that 17-year-old Roger Moore met his first wife, an ice-skater, who was six years older and had a toddler son. Berman never forgave him. Moore worked opposite Clint Eastwood, who once confided that he wasn't able to laugh on cue. May his legacy and memory never fade. The actor said being diagnosed with prostate cancer in 1993 was "life-changing" and caused him to reassess his marriage. He told Piers Morgan: “There was a confrontation. Roger Moore in the 1973 James Bond film: Live And Let Die. Wife number two, singer Dorothy Squires who sued for conjugal rights. Roger Moore and Kristina were friends for twenty years before marrying Credit: PA:Press Association Kristina Tholstrup, also known as Kiki, is a Swedish-born Danish socialite. He smoothed away the character's cruel streak and replaced it with wry humour. Speaking to Piers Morgan on his Life Stories TV show in 2012, he said: "It made a change because normally she punched me.”. It was a compliment that thrilled Moore, who often said Niven was the friend he missed most. I was on holiday in Portugal when news broke that Roger Moore had passed away. The views expressed in the contents above are those of our users and do not necessarily reflect the views of MailOnline. Hr parents married in 1969 and divorced in 1996. 'Come on,' Moore would chortle, 'it's all a big joke.' When critics complained he had been too flippant for a spy, he retorted that no real espionage agent could expect to survive when every barman in the world recognised him and knew how to make his signature martini cocktail. 'All we ever did was row,' Moore later said. For further details of our complaints policy and to make a complaint please click this link: thesun.co.uk/editorial-complaints/, Comments are subject to our community guidelines, which can be viewed, Sir Roger Moore is survived by his wife Kiki Tholstrup, who he wed in 2002, Roger said his first wife Doorn Van Steyn was abusive and once threw a teapot at his head, Sir Roger Moore with his second wife Dorothy Squires, Roger left his second wife Dorothy Squires for Italian actress Luisa Mattioli, who died today following a short battle with cancer, Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO). He dismissed his success as 99 per cent luck, with the remaining 1 per cent a scrap of talent he was lucky to have. Their short marriage was incredibly turbulent and Roger claimed she hit him with a teapot, scratched and punched him and once even punched his doctor as he tended to her husband's slashed hand. After Bond, he rarely worked. Squires, in a move that appalled even her close friends, refused to give her husband a divorce — and instead sued him for loss of conjugal rights. As a child, however, he was too tall, chubby and cripplingly shy. Moore in the Man with the Golden Gun. Moore, who was 12 years her junior, later became her husband when they married in New Jersey on 6 July 1953. Rosemary Clooney was born in Maysville, Kentucky, the daughter of Marie Frances (née Guilfoyle) and Andrew Joseph Clooney.She was one of five children. Similarly, her mother, Luisa Mattioli, is an Italian actress. Roger Moore's daughter reveals Bond star's heartbreaking final diary entries just weeks before his death. 'My attitude was to share the joke with the audience — my Bond was a lover and a giggler.'. After divorce, her father married Kristina Tholstrup. Nurse who faints when she feels pain is chosen to get Pfizer's vaccine live on... GPs told to use extra dose of Pfizer's Covid vaccine as NHS updates advice after it emerges vials sent to... Oxford University scientist behind Covid vaccine hopes UK approval 'isn't too far off' amid hopes it will be... 'I DO brush my hair! Moore's professional break came, not on stage or set, but at a drunken party at the Bexley mansion in Kent of singer Dorothy Squires, then the most famous female solo star in the world. Every film reviewer would reach for the same adjectives to describe Moore's characters: suave, debonair, gallant. He said: "She threw a brick through my window. News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. The couple had three children together, Deborah, Geoffrey and Christian. That night, I ended up a bit drunk (not that I'm blaming that on Roger Moore! 'He dead to me,' she said of Moore. It became a challenge, with Roger the compulsive prankster doing everything he could to make Eastwood even crack a smile. This service is provided on News Group Newspapers' Limited's Standard Terms and Conditions in accordance with our Privacy & Cookie Policy. He later settled the divorce from Luisa for £10 million. Squires sued Kenneth More and ITV, too, for broadcasting it. He spoke no Italian and she spoke no English, but 'language was no barrier,' Moore said wryly, and Luisa soon became pregnant. Jeho matka byla dcerou britského důstojníka a otec pracoval jako policista. Moore achieved the television pinnacle when he was paid to direct as well as star in episodes. For starters, he never drove the iconic Aston Martin that all the other Bonds have driven. None of this damaged Moore's career in the slightest. The yawning gulf in years between Squires and her boyishly handsome husband did not help. 'Eerily,' he said, 'when I dragged up, I looked like my own mother.'. That love of fun extended far beyond the camera. Squires met the actor Roger Moore at one of her parties at her mansion in Old Bexley, Kent. She sued him for loss of conjugal rights but he refused to return to her within 28 days as ordered by the court. Sir Roger George Moore KBE, cunoscut ca Roger Moore, (n. 14 octombrie 1927, County of London[*] , Regatul Unit – d. 23 mai 2017, Crans-Montana[*] , Elveția) a fost un actor englez, cel mai cunoscut ca interpret al personajului James Bond (între 1972 și 1985), un agent secret britanic ficțional (007) creat de Ian Fleming, respectiv al personajului principal de ficțiune din serialul Sfântul. Squires hadn't forgiven him either. Roger left Squires for Luisa in 1961 while he was filming The Rape Of The Sabine Women in Italy but she refused to accept their split. Before its release and uncertain of its success, Moore took on another role in the a film adaptation of a Wilbur Smith novel, Gold. In every role, he was essentially the same, a gentleman adventurer. He is most remembered for The Saint/James Bond. But, secretly, Roger Moore loved being 007. I waited for them to dry. It was proof that her young husband was a star in the ascendant. With Roger Moore, Barry Jones, Jeanne Moody, Jacqueline Ellis. Leading actresses clamoured to be seduced by him on screen — Julie Christie, Shirley Eaton, Kate O'Mara and Jane Asher were all Saint girls. She later said, "it started with a squabble, then he carried me off to bed." He was 89 years old. The movie star was married four times and claims he suffered domestic abuse as the hands his first two wives. We are no longer accepting comments on this article. Moore left school at 15 and, with a talent for drawing, went to work at a Soho movie publicity house as a trainee animator making war-time propaganda films. 'It was not a difficult decision,' he said. His voice was unmistakable, a deep V8 purr like a sports car running on honey for fuel. Forced to endlessly tour as an ice-skater to pay their bills, she was disappointed in him as a husband and actor. British Actor Roger Moore was born Roger George Moore on 14th October, 1927 in Stockwell, London, England, UK and passed away on 23rd May 2017 Crans-Montana, Switzerland aged 89. Sir Roger with his third wife, explosive Italian actress Luisa Mattioli. She threw a pot of tea at me. Roger George Moore se narodil 14. října 1927 ve Stockwellu, v jižním Lonýně. He was also a fierce campaigner for animal rights. Tier 3 lockdown hammers central London as stores suffer nearly 70% plunge in... 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In a red toga and sandals, Moore — by now a strapping, blue-eyed youth — caught the eye of director Brian Desmond Hurst. And he had a face and physique that the camera — and female fans — adored. But self-deprecation was his hallmark and the comments did not do justice to his status as one of the best-loved actors of his generation. He preferred less flashy vehicles like the Citroën 2CV 6, the Alpha Romeo GTV 6 and the 1976 Lotus Espirit. He never tired of being recognised as the character, and was delighted to be addressed as 'Mr Bond'. The numerous TV shows and films he starred in were the envy of his peers; from the Fifties hit Western series Maverick, to swashbuckling in Ivanhoe, Swinging Sixties stardom in The Saint, and Seventies savoir faire in The Persuaders — and, of course, the ultimate big screen role, James Bond. He is probably the most well known for playing fictional spy James Bond in seven movies from 1973 to 1985. Now he is nobody. 'Your face is too weak, your jaw's too big and your mouth is too small.'. Sir Roger Moore: James Bond actor 'beaten up by first two wives' Sir Roger Moore, the James Bond actor, has disclosed how he suffered domestic violence at the hands of … However, there were tensions in their marriage due to the age difference and they moved back to the UK in 1963. Sir Roger Moore played iconic spy James Bond in seven films from 1973 to 1985, beginning with Live and Let Die and ending with A View to a Kill. It was his turn as Templar that confirmed Moore as TV's most glamorous leading man and an international star. He is perhaps best known for playing British secret agent James Bond in the official film series for seven films between 1973 and 1985. 'I chose the one that paid the most.'. A friend, a colleague, a father, a husband and a hero. His zodiac sign is Libra. “So I smashed the bathroom door open and she had all my clothes in the bath and said, ‘Now leave me’. Moore left Doorn - real name Lucy Woodard - in 1953 but said he had to pretend to have a fling with a friend's wife to get a divorce. But his irrepressible humour caused problems. 'Don't forget to invite Roger Moore and his mother,' was one of the crueller jokes among the Hollywood set. They travelled to New York in luxury on the Queen Mary, but since Moore's divorce from Doorn Van Steyn — she learned he'd left her after she returned from a tour — had not been finalised, he went in the guise of her manager. He was also well known for playing Simon Templar in the television show The Saint.He began his career by becoming a male model. And when the satirical puppet show Spitting Image made a latex caricature of him that did nothing but wiggle its eyebrows, it was Moore who laughed louder than anyone. I knew that I could depend on him. Moore was besotted, even learning to ice skate to be near her. In the same week, two major offers followed — the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, and a seven-year Hollywood contract with MGM to make his screen debut alongside Elizabeth Taylor in The Last Time I Saw Paris. Tired of arguments with the volatile Luisa, with whom he had two sons and a daughter, he left her in 1993, abandoning her at Geneva airport and later phoning to say he was in a relationship with her closest friend, a Swedish widow and socialite named Kristina 'Kiki' Tholstrup whom he married in 2002. The COVID-19 VACCINE: Protecting YOU and the rest of the UK. X — Sir Roger Moore (@sirrogermoore) May 23, 2018. Today marks a whole year since Sir Roger Moore passed away. I said, ‘Right, that’s it, I’m leaving’. In 2008, Moore published his autobiography, My Word Is My Bond, which revealed little more than his gift for the priceless anecdote. They settled back in London, but Moore did not dare tell Squires he'd left her. George Moore, a frustrated amateur actor himself, agreed to find the fees. Desperate to pay his way, he decided to try his luck on screen as an extra. He inherited the role of British spy “James Bond, 007” from Sean Connery, beginning with “Live and Let Die” (1973) and concluding with “View to a Kill”. Part of the Daily Mail, The Mail on Sunday & Metro Media Group, Treat yourself to the perfect entertainment bundle with NOW TV's offers, Get a discount code to save on your internet security, Discover a range of promo codes on kitchen appliances, Find Just Eat's special deals and offers this week, Listen to podcasts and books for less with these offers. Moore was one of the most notorious practical jokers in the movie business as director and co-stars, including Clint Eastwood discovered, often to their cost. 'I mean, who doesn't know how to laugh?'. He never forgot how his father, George, a policeman, once described him as 'a sack of s*** tied up round the middle with ugly'. Instead, it fell to his GP back in Bexley to break the news. I thought, ‘What a cow, I’m leaving her and she’s having a bath’. 679215 Registered office: 1 London Bridge Street, London, SE1 9GF. Her father was of Irish and German descent and her mother was of English and Irish ancestry. He never tired of being recognised as the character, and was delighted to be addressed as 'Mr Bond'. Critics compared it to David Niven's acclaimed memoir, The Moon's A Balloon. In 1946, at the age of 18, Sir Roger Moore wed fellow RADA student Doorn Van Steyn , who was six years older than him. She reached through the glass and grabbed my shirt and she cut her arms doing it...The police came and they said, 'Madam, you're bleeding' and she said, 'It's my heart that's bleeding'.". Her parties were famous for excess and sex, and Squires took an instant shine to the handsome jobless, 24-year-old who was 12 years her junior. It wasn't until the late Fifties, that Moore, then, 31, got his first starring role — on British TV in the swords-and-chivalry series Ivanhoe. Actor. Sir Roger Moore, who has died aged 89, claimed his only talent was for 'walking in front of cameras' and used to joke that he had just three expressions: left eyebrow up, right eyebrow up, and both eyebrows up at the same time. Years later, Moore discovered his father had sold his motorcycle to pay the doctor's bill. Once, she emptied a pot of tea over his head. Ann-Margret says by the third date with her husband, 77 Sunset Strip star Roger Smith, she knew he was the one. Then came his favourite, The Spy Who Loved Me. The James Bond star, who died today following a short battle with cancer, married… In one scene, where the Saint was supposed to be running alongside a car — an expensive effect to shoot — he held up a piece of paper with the word 'STOP' written on it. Isla Williams Saturday 14 Sep 2019 3:14 pm. Squires went with him but, with her young husband surrounded by starlets in California, she soon became ferociously jealous. Moore married Mattioli in 1969, and they remained married until 1996. Moore also claimed Squires was abusive during their relationship and even smashed a guitar over his head. The marriage ended with a blazing public row — when she bit his hand — outside a West End theatre where Moore was an understudy. Moore married Kiki in 2002 and described her as "organised, serene, loving, calm" saying: "I have a difficult life. Squires suffered numerous miscarriages during their marriage and Moore admitted things could have been different between them if they'd been able to have children. But for a time she was mollified when Moore took over from James Garner on the hit western Maverick. He had no need: a tax exile living in the South of France, in Monaco, and in the ski resort of Crans-Montana in Switzerland, he preferred his role as a Unicef ambassador — his commitment to charity earning him a knighthood in 2003. The marriage was doomed.”. Sir Roger Moore best known acting as James Bond The Saint and Brett Sinclair in The Persuaders. In one episode, Moore played Lord Brett and three of his relatives — a mad general, a bad-tempered admiral and Lady Agatha, Brett's aunt. 'You'll never be a star,' she told him scathingly. By Christopher Stevens for the Daily Mail, Published: 00:46 GMT, 24 May 2017 | Updated: 20:09 GMT, 24 May 2017. Succeeding Sean Connery as 007 in 1973, he smoothed away the character's cruel streak and replaced it with wry humour. His first film was Caesar And Cleopatra, released in 1945, with Vivien Leigh. Bond didn't come his way until 1973 when he was 45 and he threw himself into a fitness regime, worried that the public would never accept him as Connery's replacement, and that his limitations as an actor would now be exposed world-wide. He also had a great face for close-ups at a time when most shows consisted of cuts from face to face because TV screens were so tiny. Moore and Luisa separated in 1993 and shortly afterwards he began a relationship with Swedish born Danish socialite Kristina "Kiki" Tholstrup. In 1963, he had landed a part he'd hoped to play for years, that of Simon Templar — dashing hero of the famous Saint novels by Leslie Charteris. And so was his whole life — the most successful and enjoyable joke in cinema, for the actor and his fans alike. Squires was 13 years his senior and after their wedding in New York in 1953,  they moved to the US to pursue their acting careers. I remember, to avoid confrontation, I used to strum the guitar and one day I was sitting on the edge of the table strumming and she was ranting on about something and I wasn’t taking any notice. View our online Press Pack. Hurst saw a potential leading man and urged the boy to apply to drama college. His acting career stalled following national service and by 1950, he had resorted to posing as a knitwear model, and was living in one room with Doorn in her parents' house. Simon visits a San Francisco hotel and steps into a blackmailing frame-up which leads to murder. Speaking of Kiki, she asked him: 'Have you found the right one at last, Roger? Moore also worked closely with the Angiogenesis Foundation on global health and disease prevention programs. I rely on Kristina totally. Roger George Moore Wiki: Salary, Married, Wedding, Spouse, Family Sir Roger George Moore, Template:Post-nominals (born 14 October 1927) is an English actor. 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