This section of FSWL is kind of personal as it features photos and stories from meeting and talking to the people who have contributed to the success of the James Bond 007 phenomenon. In most cases very friendly and down-to-earth people. Currently 260 names listed.
The list consist of actors, actresses, assistant directors, camera operators, cinematographers, composers, costume designers, directors, editors, executive producers, location managers, lyrics writers, marketing executives, music artists, production assistants, production controllers, production designers, production managers, production secretaries, publicists, script supervisors, screenwriters, special effects wizards, stunt coordinators and several stuntmen.
The section also includes meetings with official James Bond authors.
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|BILL WESTON (1941-2012)
|Stuntman and actor who worked on 8 of the James Bond films between 1969 and 1999
Our good friend Mikael Ström met up with stuntman, stunt coordinator and actor Bill Weston at Collectormania in May 2008. He kindly provided us with the photo below. Mikael said he was a really nice person.
In our eyes, Bill is a unique and very special person as has worked with every one of the James Bond actors apart from George Lazenby.
Bill Weston's work on the James Bond film series include On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969) (stunts), The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) (stunts), For Your Eyes Only (1981) (stunts), Octopussy (1983) (stunts), Never Say Never Again (1983) (stunts), A View to a Kill (1985) (stunts), The Living Daylights (1987) (Blayden Butler) starring Timothy Dalton, and The World Is Not Enough (1999) (stunts) starring Pierce Brosnan.
Other film credits include blockbusters such as The Eagle Has Landed (1976), A Bridge Too Far (1977) starring Sean Connery, Stars Wars (1977), Superman - The Movie (1978), Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), The Wild Geese II (1985) starring Roger Moore, Aliens (1986), Batman (1989), Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991), Titanic (1997), Saving Private Ryan (1998), Enduring Love (2004) starring Daniel Craig, Batman Begins (2005) and The Da Vinci Code (2006).
Other James Bond stunt people featured on FSWL:
This article was written and published by Anders Frejdh in May, 2008.