1 of 7 Sean Connery made his debut as James Bond in the 1962 film Dr No. He reprised the role in a further six films, though his final outing - 1983's Never Say Never Again - was not an "official" Bond movie.
2 of 7 His last "official" Bond movie was Diamonds Are Forever in 1971 alongside Jill St John who played Bond girl Tiffany Case.
3 of 7 Australian-born George Lazenby was cast as James Bond in 1969's On Her Majesty's Secret Service but would only play the role once.
4 of 7 Roger Moore became synonymous with Bond in the 1970s, playing the role in seven films beginning with Live and Let Die in 1973 and ending with A View To A Kill in 1985.
5 of 7 Classically trained Welsh actor Timothy Dalton became the fourth 007 in the 1987 film The Living Daylights. But he only made one more Bond movie, 1989's Licence to Kill.
6 of 7 In 1995, Irish-born actor Pierce Brosnan starred in Goldeneye. He went on to play 007 in a further three films, the last being Die Another Day in 2002.
7 of 7 His Bond girl co-stars included Denise Richards and Sophie Marceau in The World Is Not Enough, and Halle Berry in Die Another Day.