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He initially objected to the casting of Sean Connery as James Bond in Dr. No (1962) because he felt that Connery was too "unrefined". He later changed his mind after seeing Connery's performance in the finished film.
I wanted the simplest, dullest, plainest-sounding name I could find, James Bond was much better than something more interesting like "Peregrine Maltravers". Exotic things would happen to and around him but he would be a neutral figure--an anonymous ...
Cigarette (in holder) perched between fingers of his right hand
Ian Lancaster Fleming
Mayfair, London, England, UK
Canterbury, Kent, England, UK