The British actor best known for his long stint as “James Bond” has passed away.

Sir Roger Moore died after a short battle with cancer, his family said in a statement. The actor was 89 years old.

Moore portrayed the British secret agent in seven James Bond films from 1973 with Live and Let Die to 1985’s View to a Kill.

He went on to be knighted in 2003 for his charity work and, in 2008, was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.



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