Good-bye Miss Moneypenny.
Golden Globe winner Lois Maxwell, known to most as Miss Moneypenny in the James Bond films, passed away on Saturday.
Her turn as Moneypenny, part-time romantic interest of James Bond and full-time secretary to his boss, M, in Dr. No began what would become one of the enduring roles in film history. Between 1962 and 1985, Maxwell appeared in 14 consecutive Bond films, always in scenes featuring strong sexual tension between Moneypenny and Bond. Maxwell outlasted three 007s (Sean Connery, Roger Moore, and one-off George Lazenby). Only Desmond Llewelyn’s portrayal of Q would last longer until his death in 1999.
Good bye Miss Moneypenny, you will be missed.