James Bond director who helmed four 007 movies dies at 93
Director Guy Hamilton (right) instructing Roger Moore on Kung Fu on the set of The Man With The Golden Gun, 1974
Hamilton was best known for the his work on four Bond movies , Goldfinger, Diamonds are Forever, Live and Let Die and The Man with the Golden Gun .
Roger Moore, who worked with the director on 1974’s The Man with the Golden Gun took to Twitter to pay his respects.
The 007 actor posted: “Incredibly, incredibly saddened to hear the wonderful director Guy Hamilton has gone to the great cutting room in the sky. 2016 is horrid.”
Incredibly, incredibly saddened to hear the wonderful director Guy Hamilton has gone to the great cutting room in the sky. 2016 is horrid.
The Man With The Golden Gun Christopher Lee as Scaramanga and Roger Moore as James Bond
Hamilton spent the early part of the ’50s creating films focused on military stories such as 1953’s film The Intruder (his second film as director).
In 1955 he helmed prisoner of war The Colditz Story.
This is believed to be Hamilton’s high grossing movie of the 1950s.
Hamilton was born in Paris on 16 September 1922.
Roger Moore as James Bond 007 with Britt Ekland and Maud Adams in The Man with the Golden Gun