Hargreaves in The Spy Who Loved Me
"M" in Octopussy, A View To A Kill, The Living Daylights
and Licence To Kill
sadly passed away on the 11th November, 2003
Sir Roger Moore said
"I was extremely saddened to hear this news, Robert had been a dear
friend for over 50 years and will be sadly missed"
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Without doubt Robert Brown is one of the most familiar faces
in British film and tv.
Born in the Scottish Hebrides, after a successful stage career he made
his film debut in Cloudburst (1951).
Robert was a very versatile actor and as such he won supporting roles
in dozens of films such as Derby Day (1952), Noose For A
Lost (1955), Helen Of Troy (1956), The Man Who
Never Was (1956), A Hill
In Korea (1956) and The Abominable Snowman (1957).
The following year he co-starred with Roger Moore in tv series Ivanhoe and so was cemented a life-long friendship.
more film and tv credits – including Ben Hur, Dr Syn
Alias The Scarecrow, Operation Crossbow and Jack The Ripper – followed,
before Robert was cast as Admiral Hargreaves in The Spy Who Loved
later, Bernard Lee who had portrayed ‘M’ in eleven
Bond films passed away. Whilst the role was not re-cast for For Your
Eyes Only, a new ‘M’ was needed for Octopussy in 1983, and
producers turned to Robert Brown.
He played the head of MI6 in four films: Octopussy,
A View To A Kill, The Living Daylights and Licence To Kill.
starred in popular tv series such as The
Avengers, Police Story, Danger UXB and All Creatures Great
Robert sadly passed away in November 2003.