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Timothy Dalton

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21, 1944
Colwyn Bay, Wales
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21, 1944 (age 77)
Colwyn Bay, Wales


Known for playing James Bond in the 1987 film, The Living Daylights, and in the 1989 film, Licence to Kill. His other major role took place in The Tourist. In 2019, he began starring in Doom Patrol.

Before Fame

He committed his life to acting at the age of 16, joining the U.K. National Theater. In 1968, he played Phillip II of France in The Lion in Winter.


His Bond character was the last one to smoke cigarettes, though they have continued to drink martinis.

Family Life

His father served in WWII as a Special Operations Executive and later worked as an advertising executive. He dated actress Vanessa Redgrave from 1971 to 1986 after co-starring with her in the film, Mary, Queen of Scots. He welcomed a son Alexander with singer and former girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva.

Associated With

He starred as James Bond in The Living Daylights, while Pierce Brosnan took over his Bond role in Goldeneye.