Roger Moore

Moore in 2007, photo by s_bukley/

Birth Name: Roger George Moore

Date of Birth: 14 October, 1927

Place of Birth: Lambeth, London, England, U.K.

Date of Death: 23 May, 2017

Place of Death: Crans-Montana, Valais, Switzerland

Ethnicity: English

Roger Moore was an English actor. He is known for having played James Bond in many films.

His father, George Alfred Moore, was English. His mother, Lily/Lillian (Pope), was born in Calcutta, India, of English origin.

Roger was married to Danish-born Swedish socialite Kristina Tholstrup, until his death. He had three children, including actress Deborah Moore, with his former wife, Italian actress Luisa Mattioli.

Roger’s paternal grandfather was named George Percy Moore (the son of Henry Moore). Roger’s grandfather George was born in Birkenhead, Cheshire, England. Henry was the son of George Moore and Caroline Chate.

Roger’s paternal grandmother was Jane Selby Cane (the daughter of Charles William Selby Cane and Elizabeth Martha Smith). Jane was born in Westminster St. Margaret, London, England. Charles was the son of William Cane and Jane Elizabeth Ann Haines. Roger’s great-grandmother Elizabeth was the daughter of John Daniel Smith and Elizabeth Ann Restall.

Roger’s maternal grandfather was William George Pope (the son of George Richard Pope and Amy Rose Spillett). William was born in Ospringe, Kent. Roger’s great-grandfather George was the son of George Pope and Charlotte Bourne/Bourn. Amy was the daughter of William Spillett and Sarah Borton.

Roger’s maternal grandmother was Hannah Hall (the daughter of Cornelius Hall and Clara Tallis). Hannah was born in Stafford, Staffordshire. Cornelius was the son of Cornelius Hall and Ann Bagshaw. Clara was the daughter of William Tallis and Hannah Bonehill/Hall.

Sources: Genealogies of Roger Moore –

2 Responses

  1. follers says:

    Moore’s real background is mentioned in his first scene in The Cannonball Run (1981).


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