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  20 April 2020  

John McLaughlin (27 January 1927 - 20 April 2020)

John McLaughlin, known to all as “Big John”, has died at the age of 93. John was a deep sea diver, marine engineer, underwater cinematographer, marine mammal trainer, coast guard certified master diver, demolition instructor, and deep sea salvage for the U.S. Navy. He was also a stunt performer and underwater cameraman and worked on the following James Bond films: Dr. No (1962), Goldfinger (1964), Thunderball (1965) [as dive-master and underwater double for Adolfo Celi], You Only Live Twice (1967), Live And Let Die (1973), The Spy Who Loved Me (1977), Moonraker (1979), For Your Eyes Only (1981) and Licence To Kill (1989). John worked with Sean Connery again in his 1983 comeback as James Bond Never Say Never Again. A lengthy interview with “Big John” was published in 007 MAGAZINE #51 in August 2009, and now available as part of 007 MAGAZINE OMNIBUS #3.

Breakfast With Largo - John McLaughlin interview
Breakfast With Largo - John McLaughlin interview

Breakfast With Largo - John McLaughlin interview

Breakfast With Largo - John McLaughlin interview

Breakfast With Largo - John McLaughlin interview

Read the full interview in 007 MAGAZINE OMNIBUS #3 available now!

007 MAGAZINE OMNIBUS #3
007 MAGAZINE OMNIBUS #3
 

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