George Lazenby

George Lazenby

Who is George Lazenby?

George Robert Lazenby (born 5 September 1939)is an Australian actor and former model. He is best known for having played Ian Fleming's fictional British secret agent James Bond in the film On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969). At the age of 29, he was the youngest actor to have portrayed Bond. Lazenby is also the only Bond actor to receive a nomination for the Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year – Actor, and the only non-European actor takes on the role in the official Bond series.

How Old is George Lazenby?

Lazenby is 80 years now. He was born in 1939 in Goulburn, New South Wales, at Ovada Private Hospital, to railway worker George Edward Lazenby and Sheila Joan Lazenby, who worked at Fossey's.  His sister, Barbara, was an accomplished dancer. When he was young he spent 18 months in hospital after having an operation which left him with only half a kidney. When Lazenby was about 14 he moved with his family from Goulburn to Queanbeyan, where his father ran a store.  He served in the Australian Army, then afterward worked as a car salesman and mechanic. Regarding his education, He went to Goulburn Public School in his primary years, and Goulburn High School until 1954. He holds Australian nationality and belongs to White ethnicity. His zodiac is Virgo and his religion is Christianity.

How much is George Lazenby Worth?

Lazenby's net worth is estimated at $20 million as of now. He accumulated this sum from his acting career.
He could have added more to his worth if he had stayed in James Bond's role back in 1968. Further information regarding his cars, houses, and businesses are not yet known.

When did George Lazenby play Bond?

To start with he was a car salesman in  Park Lane, Central London around 1963 where he was spotted by a talent scout who persuaded him to become a model. In 1966 he was voted Top Model of the Year and was known for an advertisement for Fry's chocolate bars.
In 1968, after Sean Connery had left the role of James Bond, producer Albert R. Broccoli him in the Big Fry commercial and felt he could be a possible Bond, inviting him to do a screen test. Lazenby won the role based on a screen-test fight scene.  Lazenby quit the role of Bond right before the premiere of his only film, On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969), citing he would get other acting roles, and that his Bond contract, which was fourteen pages thick, was too demanding on him. In his post-Bond career, Lazenby acted in TV series like BBC's Play For Today series in 1973, the film series "Emmanuelle",  Matlock Police(1970), etc. He also played the movies like, Universal Soldier (1971), 1972 Italian film, Who Saw Her Die?, Stoner (1974), The Man from Hong Kong (1975), and A Queen's Ransom  (1976). That was all for his career that extends up the 1980s. 

Who is George Lazenby's Wife?

 In 1973, Lazenby married his longtime girlfriend, Chrissie Townsend. They have two children, Zachary and Melanie. Zachary was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor when he was eleven and died when he was 19 years old. Melanie became a real estate broker in New York. In 2002 Lazenby married former tennis player Pam Shriver. In August 2008, it was reported that Shriver had filed for divorce from Lazenby. Documents filed in Los Angeles Superior Court cite "irreconcilable differences" for the end of the couple's six-year marriage. The couple has three children, including twins born in 2005.

What is George Lazenby's Height?

Lazenby has a very good height of 6ft 2 inches which also aided him to be placed in the role of James bond in 1968. He weighs around 84kg. He has a dark brown hair color and a pair of hazel eyes. His chest is 33 inches. His other body information is still to be reported.
He has a straight sexual orientation.
George Lazenby
Quick Facts of George Lazenby
Celebrated Name George Lazenby
Age 81 years old
Nick Name George Lazenby
Birth Name George Robert Lazenby
Birth Date 1939-09-05
Gender Male
Profession Australian actor
Nationality Australian
Place of Birth Goulburn, Australia
Education Goulburn High School and College of St Hild and St Bede, Durham
Father George Edward Lazenby
Mother Sheila Joan Lazenby
Sister Barbara Lazenby
Marital Status Divorced
Net Worth $20 million
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