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Debbie McWilliams (Casting Director)

By: Anders Frejdh
Debbie McWilliams Kristina Wayborn
Casting director for 12 of the James Bond films between 1981 and 2015

It was a delightful experience to finally meet legendary casting director Debbie McWilliams in conjunction with the Royal World Premiere of SPECTRE in London. Having heard so many good things about her from colleagues over the years it was nice to discover every word was true.

About Debbie McWilliams:
Casting director for twelve James Bond films: For Your Eyes Only (1981), Octopussy (1983) (1983), A View to a Kill (1985), The Living Daylights (1987), GoldenEye (1995) (1995), Tomorrow Never Dies (1997), The World Is Not Enough (1999), Die Another Day (2002), Casino Royale (2006), Quantum of Solace (2008), Skyfall (2012) (2012), and SPECTRE (2015).

Her list of other film credits include Superman I and II, An American Werewolf In London (1981), Monty Python’s The Meaning Of Life (1983), Spies Like Us (1985), My Beautiful Launderette (1985), Personal Services (1987), Henry V (1989), Othello (1995), Centurion (2010), Jackboots on Whitehall (2010), Up There (2012), Take Down (2015) and the upcoming Stratton (2016). She is currently working with Martin Campbell, the director of Casino Royale, on The Foreigner (2016).

Debbie McWilliams on the casting in Quantum of Solace:

Photo above:
Debbie McWilliams reunited with Swedish Bond girl Kristina Wayborn at the after-premiere party for SPECTRE at British Museum in London. © 2015 From Sweden with Love.

Text written and published by Anders Frejdh in November 2015



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