London (Reuters): Internationally acclaimed British actor Roger Moore, famous for his role as British secret agent James Bond, died on Tuesday aged 89, his family said on the actor’s official Twitter account.

The twitter post confirmed that he had died today after a short but brave battle with cancer in Switzerland.

Mr Moore played the famous spy in seven Bond films between 1973 and 1985 including Live and Let Die and the Spy Who Loved Me.

Famous Bond series of Roger Moore:

Live and Let Die (1973)


The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)


The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)


Moonraker (1979)

For Your Eyes Only (1981)


Octopussy (1983)

A View to a Kill (1985)


Along with his famous Bond role, Moore was also known for TV series The Persuaders and The Saint.