Lois Maxwell

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Lois Maxwell
Lois maxwell in The Dark Past movie.jpg
Maxwell in The Dark Past (1948)
Born
Lois Ruth Hooker[1]

(1927-02-14)14 February 1927
Died29 September 2007(2007-09-29) (aged 80)
Cause of deathColorectal cancer
ResidenceLondon, England (1940s • 1957–73)
Hollywood, Los Angeles, US (1947–50)
Rome, Italy (1950–55)
Oakville, Ontario, Canada (1973–94) Espanola, Ontario (1973–87) (Summer home)
Frome, England (1994–2001)
Perth, Australia (2001–07)
Other namesLois Maxwell-Marriott
(married name)
EducationLawrence Park Collegiate Institute
Alma materRoyal Academy of Dramatic Art
OccupationActress
Years active1946–2001
Known forPortraying Miss Moneypenny in the James Bond film series (1962–85)
Home townToronto, Ontario
Spouse(s)Peter Churchill Marriott (1957–1973; his death)
ChildrenMelinda (b. 1958)
Christian (b. 1959)
AwardsGolden Globe Award for New Star of the Year – Actress (1947)

Lois Maxwell (born Lois Ruth Hooker, 14 February 1927 – 29 September 2007)[1] was a Canadian actress. She was best known for her role of Miss Moneypenny in the first 14 James Bond movies (1962–1985). She was the first actress to play the part.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Bond star Lois Maxwell dies at 80". BBC News. 30 September 2007. Retrieved 30 September 2007.

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