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James Bond stuntman Richard dies

 Agencies |  2014-12-31 20:52:31.0  |  London

James Bond stuntman Richard dies

British stuntman Richard Graydon, who performed in 10 James Bond films, has passed away. He was 92.

Graydon died on December 22. He is survived by his wife, Hermione Bedford. The couple did not have children, reported the Telegraph. Graydon’s first screen credit was in 1952, as one of Robin Hood’s ‘merrie men’ in the Disney film The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men.His stunt career started in 1963 with From Russia With Love. It was followed by Goldfinger (1964) and Thunderball in 1965.

Graydon became a staple in Bond films for decades, adding seven more to his movie roster: A View to a Kill, Octopussy, For Your Eyes Only, Moonraker, The Spy Who Loved Me, On Her Majesty’s Secret Service and You Only Live Twice. 

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