Director of the James Bond movie sequel has died at age 93.
Guy Hamilton’s death was confirmed by the Associated press. Hamilton directed four James Bond films:Sir Roger in Live, Let Die and The Man with the Golden Gun, Sir Sean Connery in Goldfinger and Diamonds are Forever.
Former 007 actor Sir Roger Moore tweeted that he was incredibly saddened to hear the wonderful director Guy Hamilton has died.
Bond producers EON have paid tribute in a statement celebrating his enormous contribution to the Bond films.”
Hamilton’s other films included The Battle of Britain, Force 10 From Navarone, Evil Under the Sun and The Mirror Crack’d.
Hamilton went to school in England but his family lived in France and he started his career in French cinema in the 1930s. He was at the helm at the golden age of Bond films and oversaw when the role passed from Sean Connery to Roger Moore in 1973.