British Bond star Bryan Marshall dies aged 81

British Bond star Bryan Marshall who appeared with Roger Moore in The Spy Who Loved Me dies aged 81, The daily mail reported.

British Bond star Bryan Marshall dies aged 81

Former James Bond and soap actor Bryan Marshall has died aged 81, his agent has confirmed. 

Marshall is well known for playing Commander Talbot alongside Roger Moore in the Bond film The Spy Who Loved Me.

He was born in Battersea, London, and began his career in the 1960s, also appearing alongside Michael Caine in Alfie. 

He also appeared in Neighbours and Home and Away and hosted crime show Australia's Most Wanted in 1989.

In The Spy Who Loved Me, he played a submarine captain whose vessel was captured at the start of the film.

His film credits include: Rasputin the Mad Monk (1966), Alfie (1966), The Witches (1966), The Viking Queen (1967), Quatermass and the Pit (1967),  Mosquito Squadron (1969), I Start Counting (1970), Man in the Wilderness (1971), Because of the Cats (1973), The Tamarind Seed (1974) and The Spy Who Loved Me (1977).

By far, his most well remembered film role is the part of Councillor Harris in the crime film The Long Good Friday (1980).

His later film career included roles in Australian productions such as BMX Bandits (1983), Bliss (1985), The Man from Snowy River II (1988), The Punisher (1989) with Dolph Lundgren, Country Life (1994) and Selkie (2000).


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