Former ‘James Bond’ actor Roger Moore passes away

London: British actor Roger Moore, who won international fame playing secret agent James Bond, died on Tuesday aged 89, his family said on the actor`s official Twitter account.

They said he had died in Switzerland of cancer.

His 12 years as James Bond, the British agent with a voracious appetite for danger and sex, made Moore a millionaire as well as a heartthrob the world over.