George Lazenby

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Birth Name: George Robert Lazenby

Place of Birth: Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia

Date of Birth: 5 September, 1939

Ethnicity: English, Irish

George Lazenby is an Australian actor and model. He played James Bond in the 1969 film On Her Majesty’s Secret Service.

He is the son of Sheila Joan (Bodel), who worked at a retail store, and George Edward Lazenby, a railway worker. He has a daughter with his former partner Maureen Powell; two children with his former wife, Christina Ross “Chrissie” Townson, a Gannett family heiress; and three children with his former wife, American professional tennis player Pam Shriver.

George’s maternal grandfather was Samuel Robert Bodel (the son of William George Bodel and Amelia Jane Crowther). Samuel was born in Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia.

George’s maternal grandmother was Henrietta Myra Moven/Mowan Priestly (the daughter of Robert Priestley and Sarah Ann Hoskissen). Henrietta was born in Warialda, New South Wales, Australia.

Source: Genealogy of George Lazenby (focusing on his mother’s side) –

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