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Former James Bond Actor Roger Moore Dies at 89

British actor Roger Moore and his wife Cristina Tholstrup on the red carpet as they arrive for the 2015 Princess Grace Awards Gala, in Monaco on Sept. 5, 2015. (VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images)
British actor Roger Moore and his wife Cristina Tholstrup on the red carpet as they arrive for the 2015 Princess Grace Awards Gala, in Monaco on Sept. 5, 2015. (VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images)

LONDON—Actor Roger Moore, who won international fame playing British secret agent James Bond, died of cancer on Tuesday aged 89, his family said. His 12...

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