Sir Roger Moore has died aged 89.
A statement was released today on the James Bond star’s Twitter account by his family.
It read: “With the heaviest of hearts, we must share the awful news that our father, Sir Roger Moore, passed away today. We are all devastated.”
He died in Switzerland after a short battle with cancer.
The London-born star is best known for playing famous secret agent 007.
He starred in seven Bond movies between 1973 and 1985.
Before his glittering movie career, Sir Roger served in the Royal Army Service Corps as a second lieutenant, after being conscripted for national service shortly after the end of the Second World War.