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Commander James Bond, also known as 007, is a fictional British secret service agent created by journalist, naval officer and author Ian Fleming, for the debut novel Casino Royale in 1953. He is the main protagonist of the James Bond series of novels, which consists of twelve novels and two short story collections published between 1953 and 1966, although the last two books—The Man with the Golden Gun and Octopussy and The Living Daylights—were published posthumously. Following Ian Fleming's death in 1964, many continuation novels or novelizations by Kingsley Amis, Christopher Wood, John Gardner, Raymond Benson, Sebastian Faulks and Jeffery Deaver were published; a series of Young Bond novels has also been written by Charlie Higson.
Albert R. Broccoli and Harry Saltzman's Eon Productions started a series of Bond film in 1962, with the release of Dr. No. Since then the Bond series has become one of the most successful and lucrative in the film industry spanning 24 films. There have also been two films produced by independent companies and one television adaptation. Seven actors have portrayed agent 007 on film: Sean Connery, David Niven, George Lazenby, Roger Moore, Timothy Dalton, Pierce Brosnan and Daniel Craig; he was also portrayed by Barry Nelson in the 1954 television adaptation Casino Royale.
List of James Bond novels and short stories • Casino Royale (novel), Live and Let Die (novel) • Moonraker (novel) • Diamonds Are Forever (novel), From Russia, with Love (novel) • Dr. No (novel) • Goldfinger (novel) • For Your Eyes Only (short story collection) • Thunderball (novel) • The Spy Who Loved Me (novel) • On Her Majesty's Secret Service (novel) • You Only Live Twice (novel) • The Man with the Golden Gun (novel) • Octopussy and The Living Daylights • Colonel Sun
Films (main article, List of James Bond films): A View to a Kill • Casino Royale (1967 film) • Casino Royale (2006 film) • Diamonds Are Forever (film) • Die Another Day • Dr. No (film) • For Your Eyes Only (film) • From Russia with Love (film) • GoldenEye • Goldfinger (film) • Licence to Kill • Live and Let Die (film) • Moonraker (film) • Never Say Never Again • Octopussy • On Her Majesty's Secret Service (film) • Quantum of Solace • The Living Daylights • The Man with the Golden Gun (film) • Skyfall • The Spy Who Loved Me (film) • Thunderball (film) • Tomorrow Never Dies • The World Is Not Enough • You Only Live Twice (film) • Motifs in the James Bond film series
Biographies: Bernard Lee • Daniel Craig • Deborah Kerr • Eva Green • George Martin • Halle Berry • Ian Fleming • Jonathan Pryce • Madonna (entertainer) • Paul McCartney • Pierce Brosnan • Sean Bean • Tina Turner
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Main article: Outline of James Bond