MI6 grabbed a few minutes with one-time 007 actor George Lazenby at Piz Gloria to chat about his short tenure as James Bond
Australian actor George Lazenby, who played James Bond just once in the 1969 adventure "On Her Majesty's Secret Service", was the guest of honour this week at the opening ceremony of Bond World 007 in Schilthorn, where the film was shot on location. MI6 got to catch up with the former-007 during the festivities at Piz Gloria.
How is it after all these years to be back at the location
where "On Her Majesty’s Secret Service" was filmed?
I am very impressed. Everything is right.
What are your fondest memories of the time here?
Well, I am a very heterosexual being and therefore I remember all the beautiful women around me at the time. I must admit I didn’t notice the beauty of the nature and mountains surrounding me for the first three days. I spent six months up in Mürren during the filming and I never complained. Not sure whether I will get lucky this time, but we will see.
According to John Glen you insisted in hitting the slopes
on skis. How much skiing have you done?
Speaking of children, how many do you have now?
When was the first moment when you
regretted passing up future Bond films?
Do you keep in touch with other Bonds?
What did the Queen say to you about you playing 007?
She said, where did you get that funny accent from? Although my mother had a say in it. When I first went to England she said: Don’t go to England. I said: Why not? She said: That’s where all the convicts came from.
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