Is James Bond based on a real person?
The character as he was originally imagined by author Ian Fleming is much more grounded in reality. In fact, though Bond is not an actual historical figure, the agent does happen to have some real-world inspirations. Even his 007 designation has some historical significance.
Who is real life James Bond?
Regarding him, Fleming wrote in The Sunday Times of 21 October 1962, that Bond was: a highly romanticized version of a true spy. The real thing, the man who became one of the great agents of the [Second World War] is William Stephenson.
Who is the most accurate James Bond?
Sean Connery The original and now, officially, the best. Sean Connery was named the greatest James Bond actor of all time by 007 fans who voted in their thousands on RadioTimes.coms poll. Over 14,000 fans voted in our tournament to decide who would be crowned the finest screen version of Ian Flemings super spy.
Is James Bond British?
Commander James Bond CMG RNVR is a title character created by the British journalist and novelist Ian Fleming in 1953. He is the protagonist of the James Bond series of novels, films, comics and video games....James Bond (literary character)James BondNationalityBritish13 more rows