He was so arrogant. There was the stature and looks of a Bond but Lazenby couldnt get along with the other performers and technicians. Sean Connery came to Lazenbys defence saying I have known George for many years and arrogance is not in his character.
Did Sean Connery ever meet George Lazenby?
Mr. Lazenby, who played James Bond in “On Her Majestys Secret Service” (1969), said on Instagram on Saturday that Mr. Connery inspired him. “I met Sean a couple of times and I was pleased hed given my Bond film, On Her Majestys Secret Service, his seal of approval,” Mr.
Why did Sean Connery do never say never?
On saying no to subsequent films, Connery explained: “To say no to all that wasnt that difficult to me because I wanted to do different things. “To say yes to [Never Say Never Again] wasnt as definite. It came out of a series of situations … my wife had said why dont you do it again?
Why did Connery return for Diamonds Are Forever?
So, in the end, United Artists boss David Picker made it clear that Connery needed to be brought back, saying the money was no object. As a result, the Scottish star was enticed by a then-record $1.25 million salary to return for 1971s Diamonds Are Forever.
Why was George Lazenby dropped as Bond?
Lazenby quit the role of Bond right before the premiere of his only film, On Her Majestys Secret Service (1969), citing he would get other acting roles, and that his Bond contract, which was fourteen pages thick, was too demanding on him.