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The filmmakers
The men and women who made Bond!

This page is dedicated to those behind-the-scenes personnel who have made notable contributions to the James Bond films from 1962 to the present day. These talented men and women have played an important part in the ongoing success of the James Bond films. Whilst some made a significant contribution to just one film; others frequently worked on multiple entries in the series, with their involvement often going uncredited.

Stunts

Bob Simmons (1923-1987) George Leech (1921-2012) Vic Armstrong (1946- )
Bob Simmons (1923-1987)

Dr. No (1962)
Goldfinger (1964)
Thunderball
(1965)

You Only Live Twice
(1967)

Diamonds Are Forever (1971)
Live And Let Die (1973)
The Man With The Golden Gun (1974)
The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
Moonraker (1979)
For Your Eyes Only (1981)
Octopussy (1983)
A View To A Kill (1985)
Stuntman & action arranger

Bob Simmons appeared as James Bond
in the gunbarrel sequence devised by Maurice Binder and used in
Dr. No
(1962)
From Russia With Love (
1963)
Goldfinger (1964)


Bob Simmons appeared uncredited
as Jacques Boitier in
Thunderball
(1965)
George Leech (1921-2012)

On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)
Stunt arranger

Dr. No (1962)
Goldfinger
(1964)
Thunderball
(1965)

You Only Live Twice
(1967)
Diamonds Are Forever (1971)
The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
Moonraker (1979)
For Your Eyes Only (1981)
Octopussy (1983)
Never Say Never Again (1983)
A View To A Kill (1985)
Stunt team [uncredited]

Casino Royale (1967)
Stunt team [uncredited]
Never Say Never Again (1983)
Stunt team [uncredited]

Father of Wendy Leech

 

Vic Armstrong (1946- )

You Only Live Twice
(1967)

Stunts [uncredited]
On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)
Ski double George Lazenby/Stunts [uncredited]
Live And Let Die (1973)
Stunt double Roger Moore/Stunts [uncredited]
Never Say Never Again
(1983)

Stunt coordinator [with Glenn Randall]
 Horseback stunt double Sean Connery  [uncredited]
Stunt double Gavan O'Herlihy [uncredited]
Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)
Second unit director
Stunt coordinator
The World Is Not Enough (1999)
Second unit director
Stunt coordinator [uncredited]
Die Another Day (2002)
Second unit director
Stunt coordinator [uncredited]

Married to Wendy Leech
Martin Grace Paul Weston Willy Bogner
Martin Grace (1942-2010)

You Only Live Twice (1967)
Stunts [uncredited]
The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
Stunts [uncredited]
Stunt double Roger Moore [uncredited]
Stunt double Richard Kiel [uncredited]
Moonraker (1979)
Stunts [uncredited]
Stunt double Roger Moore [uncredited]
Stunt double Richard Kiel [uncredited]
For Your Eyes Only (1981)
Stunt Team
Stunt double Roger Moore [uncredited]
Octopussy (1983)
Stunt Team supervisor
Stunt double Roger Moore [uncredited]
A View To A Kill (1985)
Action sequences arranger
Stunt double Roger Moore [uncredited]
Paul Weston (1940- )

You Only Live Twice
(1967)
Stunts [uncredited]
On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)
Stunts [uncredited]
Live And Let Die (1973)
Stunts [uncredited]
The Man With The Golden Gun (1974)
Stunts [uncredited]
The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
Stunts [uncredited]
Moonraker (1979)
Stunts [uncredited]
Stunt double Richard Kiel [uncredited]
For Your Eyes Only (1981)
Additional stunts [uncredited]
Octopussy (1983)
Stunt Team supervisor
Stunt double Roger Moore [uncredited]
The Living Daylights (1987)
Stunt supervisor
Licence To Kill (1989)
Stunt coordinator
Skyfall (2012)
Stunts
Willy Bogner (1942- )

On Her Majesty's Secret Service
(1969)

Ski Cameraman [as Willy Bogner Jnr.]
The Spy Who Loved Me
(1977)
Ski sequence photographer & supervisor
For Your Eyes Only (1981)
Ski sequence
second unit director & photographer
A View To A Kill
(1985)
Ski sequence director & photographer
B.J. Worth Jake Lombard Rémy Julienne
B. J. [Bruce Jeffery] Worth (1942- )

Moonraker
(1979)
Skydiving stunt double
Jean-Pierre Castaldi [uncredited]
Octopussy (1983)
Aerial Stunt double Kabir Bedi [uncredited]
A View To A Kill (1985)
Parachute stunt double Grace Jones
(Eiffel Tower jump)  [pictured above]
The Living Daylights (1987)
Aerial stunts arranger
Aerial stunt double Timothy Dalton [uncredited]

Licence To Kill (1989)
Parachute stunt coordinator
Stunts [uncredited]
GoldenEye (1995)
Parachute coordinator
Free fall skydiving double Pierce Brosnan [uncredited]
Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)
Halo jump coordinator
Jake Lombard (1946- )

The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
Stunt skier [uncredited]
Moonraker (1979)
Skydiving stunt double
Roger Moore [uncredited]
Octopussy (1983)
Aerial Stunt double Roger Moore [uncredited]
The Living Daylights (1987)
Aerial stunt double Andreas Wisniewski [pictured above]
[uncredited]
Licence To Kill (1989)
Aerial stunt double Timothy Dalton/stunts [uncredited]
Rémy Julienne (1930- )

For Your Eyes Only
(1981)
Driving stunts arranger
Octopussy (1983)
Driving stunts arranger
A View To A Kill (1985)
Driving stunts arranger
Stunt double driver Roger Moore [uncredited]
The Living Daylights (1987)
Driving stunts arranger
Licence To Kill (1989)
Driving stunts arranger
GoldenEye (1995)
Car chase stunts
Simon Crane Gary Powell Richard Graydon
Simon Crane (1960- )

A View To A Kill (1985)
Additional stunts [uncredited]
The Living Daylights (1987)
Stunt team
Licence To Kill (1989)
Stunt double Timothy Dalton
[uncredited]
GoldenEye (1995)
Stunt coordinator
The World Is Not Enough (1999)
Stunt coordinator
Gary Powell (1963- )

GoldenEye (1995)
Stunt double Pierce Brosnan/stunts [uncredited]
Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)

Stunts [uncredited]
The World Is Not Enough (1999)
Stunt double Pierce Brosnan/stunts [uncredited]
Casino Royale (2006)
Stunt coordinator
Quantum of Solace (2008)
Stunt coordinator
Skyfall (2012)
Stunt coordinator
Spectre (2015)
Stunt coordinator
Richard ‘Dickie’ Graydon (1922-2014)

From Russia With Love (1963)
Stunts [uncredited]
Goldfinger (1964)
Stunts [uncredited]
Thunderball
(1965)
Stunts [uncredited]

You Only Live Twice
(1967)
Astronaut (Russian Spacecraft)
Stunts [uncredited]
On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)
Stunt double George Lazenby/stunts [uncredited]
Also played Draco's driver [uncredited]
The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
Stunts [uncredited]
Moonraker (1979)
Stunt double Roger Moore (Cable car sequence)/stunts [uncredited]
For Your Eyes Only (1981)
Stunts [uncredited]
Octopussy (1983)
Fransisco the Fearless [pictured above]
Stunts [uncredited]
A View To A Kill (1985)
Stunts [uncredited]
Elaine Ford Phyllis Cornell Wendy Leech
Elaine Ford (1965- )

A View To A Kill (1985)
Stunt team
Stunt double Tanya Roberts [uncredited]
The Living Daylights (1987)
Stunt team
Stunt double Maryam d'Abo [uncredited]
[pictured above]
The World Is Not Enough (1999)
Stunt team
Skyfall (2012)
Stunt team
Spectre (2015)
Stunt team
Phyllis Cornell (deceased)

From Russia With Love
(1963)
Stand-in Daniela Bianchi [uncredited]
Goldfinger (1964)
Stand-in Tania Mallet [uncredited]
Stunt double Honor Blackman [uncredited]
[pictured above]
Wendy Leech (1949- )

For Your Eyes Only (1981)
Stunt team
Never Say Never Again (1983)
Stunt team
Girl hostage [pictured above]
 Horseback stunt double Kim Basinger  [uncredited]
Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)
Stunt double Michelle Yeoh [uncredited]
The World Is Not Enough (1999)
Stunt team

Daughter of George Leech
Married to Vic Armstrong
Cyd Child Fred Haggerty Alf Joint
Cyd Child (1944- )

For Your Eyes Only (1981)
Stunt team
Stunt double Cassandra Harris
[uncredited]

Fred Haggerty (1918-2002)

From Russia With Love
(1963)
Krilencu [pictured above]
The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
Stromberg Henchman [uncredited]
For Your Eyes Only (1981)
Stunts [uncredited]
Octopussy (1983)
Stunts [uncredited]
A View To A Kill (1985)
Stunts [uncredited]

Alf Joint (1927-2005)

Goldfinger (1964)

Capungo [pictured above]
On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)
Stunts [uncredited]

Voice-over Artistes

Nikki van der Zyl Eric Pohlmann (1913-1979) Barbara Jefford (1930-2020)
Monica ‘Nikki’ van der Zyl (1935- )

Dr. No (1962)
Ursula Andress as Honey Ryder
(entire vocal and singing performance)
Eunice Gayson as Sylvia Trench
(entire vocal performance)
Dolores Keator as Mary
(entire vocal performance)
From Russia With Love
(1963)
Eunice Gayson as Sylvia Trench
(entire vocal performance)
Goldfinger
(1964)
Nadja Regin as Bonita
(entire vocal performance)
Shirley Eaton as Jill Masterson
(entire vocal performance)
[also on-set English-language
vocal coach to Gert Frobe]
Thunderball
(1965)
Claudine Auger as Domino Derval
(entire vocal performance)
You Only Live Twice (1967)
Mie Hama as Kissy Suzuki
(entire vocal performance)
On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)
Virginia North as Olympe
(entire vocal performance)
Diamonds Are Forever (1971)
Denise Perrier as Marie
(entire vocal performance)
Live And Let Die (1973)
Jane Seymour as Solitaire
(part vocal performance)
The Man With The Golden Gun (1974)
Francoise Therry as Chew Mee
(entire vocal performance)
Moonraker (1979)
Corrine Clery as Corrine Dufour
(part vocal performance)
Eric Pohlmann (1913-1979)

From Russia With Love (1963)
Thunderball (1965)
Provided the speaking voice of
Ernst Stavro Blofeld (Number One)
[Played by Anthony Dawson]



 
Barbara Jefford (1930-2020)

From Russia With Love (1963)
Daniela Bianchi as Tatiana Romanova
 (entire vocal performance)

 
Michael Collins (1921-2079) Robert Rietti (1923-2015) David de Keyser (1927- )
Michael Collins (1921-1979)

Goldfinger (1964)
Gert Frobe as Auric Goldfinger
(entire vocal performance)

 

Robert Rietti (1923-2015)

Dr. No (1962)
Timothy Moxon as Strangways
(entire vocal performance)
Thunderball
(1965)
Adolfo Celi as Emilio Largo
(entire vocal performance)
You Only Live Twice
(1967)
Tetsuro Tamba as Tiger Tanaka
(entire vocal performance)
For Your Eyes Only
(1981)
John Hollis as Ernst Stavro Blofeld
[uncredited in the film]
(entire vocal performance)

Played the Chef de Jeu [uncredited]
in the casino sequence of
On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)
[pictured above]
Listed in the Exhibitors’ Campaign Book
as Robert Rietty

Robert Rietti also worked on Casino Royale (1967) [uncredited] and played the Italian Minister in Never Say Never Again (1983)
David de Keyser (1927- )

On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)
Gabrielle Ferzetti as Marc Ange Draco
(entire vocal performance)

David de Keyser also appeared
credited as ‘Doctor’
in the pre-credit sequence of
Diamonds Are Forever (1971)
[pictured above]

Special Effects

John Stears (1934-1999) Derek Meddings (1931-1995) John Richardson
John Stears (1934-1999)

From Russia With Love (1963)
[assisted by Frank George]
Goldfinger (1964)
[assisted by Frank George]
Thunderball
(1965)
Special effects

You Only Live Twice
(1967)
Special effects
On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)
Special effects
The Man With The Golden Gun (1974)
Special effects

Oscar® Winner 1966
Best Visual Effects
Thunderball (1965)

Derek Meddings (1931-1995)

Live And Let Die (1973)
Special Effects
The Man With The Golden Gun (1974)
Miniatures
The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
Special visual effects
Moonraker (1979)
Visual effects supervisor
For Your Eyes Only (1981)
Special effects supervisor
GoldenEye
(1995)
Miniature effects supervisor
John Richardson (1946- )

Casino Royale (1967)
Special effects [uncredited]
Moonraker
(1979)
Special effects supervisor
Octopussy (1983)
Special effects supervisor
A View To A Kill (1985)
Special effects supervisor
The Living Daylights (1987)
Special visual effects
Licence To Kill (1989)
Special visual effects
Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)
Miniatures
The World Is Not Enough (1999)
Miniatures
Die Another Day (2002)
Model effects supervisor
Chris Corbould Cliff Culley Bert Luxford
Chris Corbould (1958- )

The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
Special effects assistant [uncredited]
Moonraker (1979)
Special effects technician [uncredited]
For Your Eyes Only (1981)
Special effects technician [uncredited]
A View To A Kill (1985)
Special effects technician [uncredited]

The Living Daylights (1987)
Special effects
Licence To Kill (1989)
Special effects supervisor second unit
GoldenEye (1995)
Special effects supervisor
Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)
Special effects supervisor
The World Is Not Enough (1999)
Special effects supervisor
Die Another Day (2002)
Special effects supervisor
Casino Royale (2006)
  Special effects supervisor &
Miniature effects supervisor
Quantum of Solace (2008)
Special effects supervisor
Skyfall (2012)
Special miniature effects supervisor
Spectre (2015)
Special effects supervisor &
Miniature effects supervisor
No Time To Die (2021)
Special effects supervisor
Cliff Culley (1928-2016)

Dr. No (1962)
Optical effects [uncredited]
From Russia With Love (1963)
Matte artist [uncredited]
Goldfinger (1964)
Optical effects supervisor [uncredited]
Thunderball (1965)
Optical effects supervisor [uncredited]
You Only Live Twice (1967)
Matte artist [uncredited]
On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)
Matte artist [uncredited]
The Man With The Golden Gun (1974)
Matte artist/optical effects [uncredited]
The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
Optical effects [uncredited]

 
Bert Luxford (1912-2003)

From Russia With Love (1963)
Special effects technician [uncredited]
Goldfinger (1964)
Special effects technician [uncredited]
Thunderball (1965)
Special effects technician [uncredited]
You Only Live Twice (1967)
Special effects technician [uncredited]
Diamonds Are Forever (1971)
Special effects technician [uncredited]


 

Other notable contributors

Norman Wanstall Iris Rose Frank Ernst
Norman Wanstall (1935- )

Dr. No (1962)
Dubbing Editor [with Archie Ludski]
From Russia With Love (1963)
Dubbing Editor [with Harry Miller]
Goldfinger (1964)
Dubbing Editor [with Harry Miller]
Thunderball
(1965)
Dubbing Editor [with Harry Miller]

You Only Live Twice
(1967)
Dubbing Editor [with Harry Miller]
Never Say Never Again (1983)
Dubbing Editor

Oscar® Winner 1965
Best Sound Effects
Goldfinger (1964) 

Iris Rose (1930-2014)

For Your Eyes Only (1981)
Production assistant
Octopussy (1983)
Production assistant
A View To A Kill (1985)
Unit Manager
The Living Daylights (1987)
Unit Manager
Licence To Kill (1989)
Unit Manager
GoldenEye
(1995)
Unit Manager
Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)
Unit Manager
The World Is Not Enough (1999)
Unit Manager
 Die Another Day (2002)
Unit Manager
Casino Royale (2006)
Unit Manager
Quantum of Solace (2008)
Unit Manager
Frank Ernst (1918-1999)

From Russia With Love (1963)
Location manager
Goldfinger
(1964)
Assistant director
Thunderball (1965)
Location manager
On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)
Assistant director
The Man With The Golden Gun (1974)
Location manager (Thailand)
The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
Location manager (Egypt)
Moonraker (1979)
Location manager (Brazil)
Robert McGinnis Frank McCarthy
Robert McGinnis (1926- )
[Pictured with Shere Hite (1942-2020) who posed for the Diamonds Are Forever poster]

Thunderball (1965)
Poster artist
[with Frank McCarthy]
 Casino Royale (1967)
You Only Live Twice (1967)
Poster artist
[with Frank McCarthy]
On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)
Poster artist
[with Frank McCarthy]
Diamonds Are Forever (1971)
Poster artist
Live And Let Die (1973)
Poster artist
The Man With The Golden Gun (1974)
Poster artist
Frank McCarthy (1924-2002)

Thunderball (1965)
Poster artist
[with Robert McGinnis]
 You Only Live Twice (1967)
Poster artist
[with Robert McGinnis]
On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)
Poster artist
[with Robert McGinnis]
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