BREAKING: Sir Roger Moore passes away at the age of 89

Sir Roger Moore passes away at the age of 89

The acting legend passed away after a short battle with cancer

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Sir Roger Moore has died at the age of 89. 

The acting legend from Stockwell in London, known for his stint as 007 James Bond, passed away in Switzerland after a short battle with cancer. 

His family released a statement via his Twitter account to announce his death and list his achievements - his acting career and charity work with UNICEF among them.

They said while they were "devastated", the "love he was surrounded by in his final days" was unable to be defined with words.

The actor will now receive a private funeral in Monaco, as per his last wishes.

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