"The affection our father felt whenever he walked on to a stage or in front of a camera buoyed him hugely and kept him busy working into his 90th year, through to his last appearance in November 2016 on stage at London's Royal Festival Hall," the statement said. "The capacity crowd cheered him on and off stage, shaking the very foundations of the building just a short distance from where he was born."
Moore played James Bond in seven films between 1973 and 1985.
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CIRCA 1984: Actor Roger Moore as James Bond 007 holds a gun in a scene from the MGM/UA movie "A View to a Kill" circa 1984. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)