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James Bond director Guy Hamilton dies aged 93

21 April, 2016

Guy Hamilton, who directed four James Bond films and The Battle of Britain, has died aged 93.

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Guy Hamilton

The film-maker died in a hospital on the Spanish island of Majorca, the place where he lived.

Guy Hamilton directed Goldfinger (1964) and Diamonds are Forever (1971), Live and Let Die (1973) and The Man with the Golden Gun (1974).

Sir Roger Moore tweeted that he was "incredibly, incredibly saddened to hear the wonderful director Guy Hamilton has gone to the great cutting room in the sky. 2016 is horrid".

Hamilton directed 22 films from the 1950s to the 1980s. Some of Hamilton's other famous films include The Battle of Britain (1969), Force 10 From Navarone (1978), The Mirror Crack'd (1980) and Evil Under the Sun (1982).

 


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