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Colin Salmon (Actor)

By: Anders Frejdh
Colin Salmon Anders Frejdh
Colin Salmon Anders Frejdh

I have seen this gentleman, often playing James Bond when EON Productions tested potential Bond women for a film, at various Bond events like the film premieres of The World Is Not Enough (1999) and Die Another Day (2002) in London, and last at the launch of Bond in Motion at Beaulieu Motor Museum.

In my eyes, Colin is a wonderful actor with a great voice. Besides his role as MI6 staff member "Charles Robinson" in three of Pierce Brosnan's James Bond films (Tomorrow Never Dies, The World Is Not Enough and Die Another Day) Colin has appeared in more than 30 films and almost as many TV series.

A few years ago, I corresponded with Colin and his replies were always very flattering as he hoped to see me in the next Bond film! (Actually his encouraging words came true, I was an extra in Quantum of Solace and can be seen next to Daniel Craig as James Bond, small world.)

Many thanks Colin, you have certainly rocked my world! Keep up the great work, mon frere.

Actors involved in Die Another Day featured on FSWL:
>David Decio (Mr Kil's PA)
>Deborah Moore (Air Hostess)
>Halle Berry (Jinx)
>Ian Pirie (Creep)
>John Cleese (Q)
>Judi Dench (M)
>Madonna (Le Chiffre
>Michael G. Wilson (General Chandler)
>Oliver Skeete (Concierge)
>Pierce Brosnan (James Bond)
>Rachel Grant (Peaceful)
>Rick Yune (Zao)
>Rosamund Pike (Miranda Frost)
>Samantha Bond (Moneypenny)
>Toby Stephens (Gustav Graves)

Photos below:
(top) Colin Salmon with stunt coordinator Vic Armstrong at the launch of the "Bond in Motion" exhibit. © 2012 FSWL.

(below) Colin Salmon with "our man in England", Ajay Chowdhury, at the launch of the "Bond in Motion" exhibit. © 2012 FSWL.

Text written and updated by Anders Frejdh in January, 2012.



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