Casino Royale (james Bond 007)Armed with a licence to kill, Secret Agent James Bond sets out on his first mission as 007, in which he faces a mysterious private banker to world terrorism and poker player. The boss of MI6, known simply as M sends Bond, along with Vesper Lynd to attend a poker game and prevent Le Chiffre from winning. 007 will not only discover the threatening organization behind his enemy, but the worst of all truths: to not trust on anyone.
Critic Reviews of "Casino Royale (james Bond 007)"
The AtlanticNovember 02, 2015
Unlike recent Bonds, whose kills had no more weight than the one-liners that generally accompanied them, Craig's tend to be intimate, bloody, and devoid of glamour.
NPROctober 18, 2008
Bond as a human being? Who'd'a'thunk?
Chicago Sun-TimesAugust 17, 2007
Casino Royale has the answers to all my complaints about the 45-year-old James Bond series, and some I hadn't even thought of.
New York Magazine/VultureJune 29, 2007
I hope Craig finds more moments like that in Bond. And I hope he gets to wear that tuxedo again and again and again.
New York ObserverApril 25, 2007
I consider Daniel Craig to be the most effective and appealing of the six actors who have played 007, and that includes even Sean Connery.
Time OutFebruary 03, 2007
Craig is also the best Bond in the franchise's history.
Digital SpyNovember 02, 2015
Casino Royale is exactly what the franchise needs to keep in the game against the Bournes and Missions: Impossible of the world.
At the Movies (Australia)November 02, 2015
This is a much more serious Bond than we've seen in many years. Daniel Craig inhabits the dark side of the secret agent really well, he is absolutely the best Bond since Connery.
Radio TimesNovember 02, 2015
Craig's humanised, more flawed interpretation of the role balances Campbell's physical direction and co-writer Paul Haggis's sparing wit, while Eva Green provides an alluring love interest.
Toledo BladeNovember 02, 2015
This is a Bond movie, and everything comes back to him and the actor who plays him. The filmmakers took a big gamble on Daniel Craig and on a script that updates everything. This time, the gamble paid off.
NOW TorontoNovember 02, 2015
The screenwriters have brought Bond back toward the book.
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Daniel CraigBirth date: 2 March 1968, Chester, Cheshire, England, UKDescription: Daniel Craig, one of British theatre's most famous faces, who waited tables as a struggling teenage actor with the National Youth Theatre, went on to star as "James Bond" in Casino Royale (2006), Quantum of Solace (2008), Skyfall (2012) and Spectre (2015).He was born Daniel Wroughton Craig on March 2, 1968, at 41 Liverpool Road, Chester, Cheshire, England. His father, Timothy John Wroughton Craig, was a merchant seaman turned steel erector, and then became landlord of the "Ring O' Bells" pub in Frodsham, Cheshire. His mother, Carol Olivia (Williams), was an art teacher. Craig is of English, as well as Welsh, Scottish, and Irish, ancestry. His parents split up in 1972, and young Daniel was raised with his older sister, Lea, in Liverpool, then in Hoylake, Wirral, in the home of his mother. His interest in acting was encouraged by visits to the Liverpool Everyman Theatre arranged by his mother. From the age of 6, Craig started acting in school plays, making his debut in the Frodsham Primary School production of "Oliver!", and his mother was the driving force behind his artistic aspirations. The first Bond movie he ever saw at the cinema was Roger Moore's Live and Let Die (1973); young Daniel Craig saw it with his father, so it took a special place in his heart. He was also a good athlete and was a rugby player at Hoylake Rugby Club.At the age of 14, Craig played roles in "Oliver", "Romeo and Juliet" and "Cinderella" at Hilbre High School in West Kirby, Wirral, UK. He left Hilbre High at 16 to audition at the National Youth Theatre's (NYT) troupe on their tour in Manchester in 1984. He was accepted and moved down to London. There, his mother and father watched his stage debut as "Agamemnon" in Shakespeare's "Troilus and Cressida". As a struggling actor with the NYT, he was toiling in restaurant kitchens and as a waiter. Craig performed with NYT on tours to Valencia, Spain, and to Moscow, Russia, under the leadership of director Edward Wilson. He failed at repeated auditions at the Guildhall, but eventually his persistence paid off, and in 1988, he entered the Guildhall School of Music and Drama at the Barbican. There, he studied alongside Ewan McGregor and Alistair McGowan, then later Damian Lewis and Joseph Fiennes, among others. He graduated in 1991, after a three-year course under the tutelage of Colin McCormack, the actor from the Royal Shakespeare Company. From 1992-1994, he was married to Scottish actress Fiona Loudon, their daughter, named Ella Craig, was born in 1992. Daniel Craig made his film debut in The Power of One (1992). His film career continued on television, notably the BBC2 serial Our Friends in the North (1996). He shot to international fame after playing supporting roles in Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001) and Road to Perdition (2002). He was nominated for his performances in the leading role in Layer Cake (2004), and received other awards and nominations. Craig was named as the sixth actor to portray "James Bond", in October of 2005, weeks after he finished his work in Munich (2005), where he co-starred with Eric Bana under the directorship of Steven Spielberg.Craig's reserved demeanor and his avoidance of the showbiz-party-red-carpet milieu makes him a cool "007". He is the first blond actor to play Bond, and also the first to be born after the start of the film series, and also the first to be born after the death of author Ian Fleming in 1964. Four of the past Bond actors: Sean Connery, Roger Moore, Timothy Dalton and Pierce Brosnan have indicated that Craig is a good choice as "Bond".
Eva GreenBirth date: 6 July 1980, Paris, FranceDescription: French actress and model Eva Gaëlle Green was born on July 6, 1980, in Paris, France. Her father, Walter Green, is a dentist who appeared in the 1966 film Au hasard Balthazar (1966). Her mother, Marlène Jobert, is an actress turned children's book writer. Eva's mother was born in Algeria, of Sephardi Jewish heritage (during that time, Algeria was part of France), and Eva's father is of Swedish, French, and Breton descent. She has a fraternal twin sister, Joy. Eva left French school at 17. She switched to English in Ramsgate, Kent, and went to the American School in France for one year. She studied acting at Saint Paul Drama School in Paris for three years, then had a 10-week polishing course at the Weber Douglas Academy of dramatic Art in London. She also studied directing at the Tisch School of Arts at New York University. She returned to Paris as an accomplished young actress, and played on stage in several theater productions: "La Jalousie en Trois Fax" and "Turcaret". There, she caught the eye of director Bernardo Bertolucci. Green followed a recommendation to work on her English. She studied for two months with an English coach before doing The Dreamers (2003) with Bernardo Bertolucci. During their work, Bertolucci described Green as being "so beautiful it's indecent".Green won critical acclaim for her role in The Dreamers (2003). She also attracted a great deal of attention from male audiences for her full frontal nudity in several scenes of the film. Besides her work as an actress, Green also composed original music and recorded several sound tracks for the film score. After "The Dreamers", Green's career ascended to the level where she revealed more of her multifaceted acting talent. She played the love interest of cult French gentleman stealer, Arsène Lupin (2004), opposite Romain Duris. In 2005, she co-starred, opposite Orlando Bloom and Liam Neeson, in Kingdom of Heaven (2005), produced and directed by Ridley Scott. The film brought her a wider international exposure. She turned down the femme fatale role in The Black Dahlia (2006), that went to Hilary Swank, because she didn't want to end up typecast as a femme fatale after her role in "The Dreamers". Instead, Eva accepted the prestigious role of "Vesper Lynd", one of three Bond girls, opposite Daniel Craig, in Casino Royale (2006) and became the 5th French actress to play a James Bond girl, after Claudine Auger in Thunderball (1965), Corinne Cléry in Moonraker (1979), Carole Bouquet in For Your Eyes Only (1981) and Sophie Marceau in The World Is Not Enough (1999). She achieved international recognition for the film, one of the highest-grossing Bond movies ever.Since then, Green has starred in the films Dark Shadows (2012), 300: Rise of an Empire (2014), Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014), and Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016). She also starred as Vanessa Ives in Showtime's horror drama "Penny Dreadful" (2014)_. Her performance in the series earned her a nomination for Best Actress in a Television Series - Drama at the 73rd Golden Globe Awards.Since her school years, Green has been a cosmopolitan multilingual and multicultural person. Yet, since her father always lived in France with them and her mother, she and her twin sister can't speak Swedish. She developed a wide scope of interests beyond her acting profession and became an aspiring art connoisseur and an avid museum visitor. Her other activities, outside of acting, include playing and composing music, cooking at home, walking her terrier, and collecting art. She shares time between her two residencies, one is in Paris, France, and one in London, England.
Mads MikkelsenBirth date: 22 November 1965, Østerbro, Copenhagen, DenmarkDescription: Mads Mikkelsen is a synonym to the great success the Danish film industry has had since the mid-1990s. He was born in Østerbro, Copenhagen, to Bente Christiansen, a nurse, and Henning Mikkelsen, a banker. Starting out as a low-life pusher/junkie in the 1996 success Pusher (1996), he slowly grew to become one of Denmark's biggest movie actors. The success in his home country includes Blinkende lygter (2000), En kort en lang (2001) and the Emmy-winning police series Rejseholdet (2000). His success has taken him abroad where he has played alongside Gérard Depardieu in I Am Dina (2002) as well as in the Spanish comedy Torremolinos 73 (2003) and the American blockbuster King Arthur (2004). He played the role of Dr. Hannibal Lecter in the TV series Hannibal (2013), from 2013 to 2015, with great success.
Judi DenchBirth date: 9 December 1934, York, North Yorkshire, England, UKDescription: Judi Dench was born in York, England, to Eleanora Olive (Jones), who was from Dublin, Ireland, and Reginald Arthur Dench, a doctor from Dorset, England. She attended Mount School in York, and studied at the Central School of Speech and Drama. She has performed with Royal Shakespeare Company, the National Theatre, and at Old Vic Theatre. She is a ten-time BAFTA winner including Best Actress in a Comedy Series for A Fine Romance (1981) in which she appeared with her husband, Michael Williams, and Best Supporting Actress in A Handful of Dust (1988) and A Room with a View (1985) . She received an ACE award for her performance in the television series Mr. and Mrs. Edgehill (1985). She was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in 1970, and was created Dame of Order of the British Empire in 1988.
Jeffrey WrightBirth date: 7 December 1965, Washington, District of Columbia, USADescription: Quite possibly the most underrated and underexposed actor of his caliber and generation, Jeffrey Wright's undeniable talent and ability to successfully bring to life any role he undertakes is on a par with the most praised and revered A-list actors in the business. Born and raised in Washington DC, Wright graduated from the prestigious Amherst college in 1987. Although he studied Political Science while at Amherst, Wright left the school with something that would prove to be more valuable: a love for acting. Shortly after graduating he won an acting scholarship to NYU, but dropped out after only two months to pursue acting full time. With roles in 1990's Presumed Innocent, and the Broadway production of Angels in America, (in which he won a well deserved Tony award), within a relatively short time Wright was able to show off his exceptional talent and ability on both stage and screen alike. His first major on-screen performance came in 1996 in the Julian Schnabel directed film Basquiat. Wright's harrowing performance as the late painter Jean Michele Basquiat was critically acclaimed for its haunting accuracy and raw emotion. With a Tony, a Golden Globe, and an AFI award under his belt, the intensity of Wright's skill has been proven over and over again. Hopefully the near future will bring an influx of more varied lead roles for black actors so that Wright can continue to astonish his colleagues, critics and fans alike with the intensity of his skill.
Giancarlo GianniniBirth date: 1 August 1942, La Spezia, Liguria, ItalyDescription: Giancarlo Giannini is an Oscar-nominated Italian actor, director and multilingual dubber who made an international reputation for his leading roles in Italian films as well as for his mastery of a variety of languages and dialects.He was born August 1, 1942, in La Spezia, Italy. For ten years young Giannini lived and studied in Naples, earning his degree in electronics. At the age of 18 he enrolled in the Academy of Dramatic Art D'Amico in Rome, making his stage acting debut there. His credits included performances in contemporary Italian plays, as well, as in Italian productions of William Shakespeare's plays "Romeo and Juliet" and "A Midsummer's Night Dream". In 1965 he made his debut on television starring as David Copperfield in the TV mini-series made by RAI, the Italian national TV company. He made his big-screen debut in Libido (1965), a Freudian psychological thriller. Since 1966 he has been in a successful collaboration with the legendary Italian director Lina Wertmüller, who made several award-winning films with Giannini as a male lead. He appears as peasant Tonino who prepares to assassinate dictator Benito Mussolini in Film d'amore e d'anarchia, ovvero 'stamattina alle 10 in via dei Fiori nella nota casa di tolleranza...' (1973), as a sailor in the irony-laden comedy Travolti da un insolito destino nell'azzurro mare d'agosto (1974) and as a survivor of a concentration camp in the Oscar-nominated Pasqualino Settebellezze (1975). He also starred as a Jewish musician arrested by the Nazis in Rainer Werner Fassbinder's masterpiece Lili Marleen (1981).Giannini also made a reputation for dubbing international stars in films released on the Italian market, such as Jack Nicholson, Al Pacino, Michael Douglas, Dustin Hoffman, Gérard Depardieu and Ian McKellen, among others. He received a compliment from Stanley Kubrick for his dubbing of Nicholson in The Shining (1980). Giannini's fluency in English and his mastery of dialects has brought him a number of supporting roles in Hollywood productions, such as A Walk in the Clouds (1995), Hannibal (2001), Darkness (2002) and Man on Fire (2004), among many others. He appears as Rene Mathis in the 21st James Bond film Casino Royale (2006), and reprises the role in the sequel, Quantum of Solace (2008).
Caterina MurinoBirth date: 15 September 1977, Cagliari, Sardinia, ItalyDescription: Caterina Murino was born on September 15, 1977, in Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy. In 1996 she reached the fourth place in the Miss Italy contest. Then she moved to Milan where she began working as a model in commercials for Mastercard, Swatch, Mercedes Benz, and Nescafe among other gigs. From 1999-2000 she studied acting at the Scuola di Cinema e Teatro di Francesca de Sapio in Italy.In 1999, Murino made her acting debut in a stage production of Richard III and also in several Italian language plays. In 2002 she began her film and television career with playing bit parts in Italian, German, and French productions. Her breakthrough came in 2004, when she co-starred opposite Jean Reno in a French comedy L'enquête corse (2004).Ms. Murino is trilingual, she speaks French and English in addition to her native Italian. She is a versatile actress and a good athlete. Her talents include singing, dancing tango, flamenco and oriental dances, as well as horseback riding. She is co-starring as Solange, one of three Bond girls, opposite Daniel Craig in Casino Royale (2006).
Simon AbkarianBirth date: 5 March 1962, Gonesse, Val-d'Oise, FranceDescription: Simon Abkarian was born Simone Abkarian on March 5, 1962, in Gonesse, a northeastern suburb of Paris, France, into a French - Armenian family. Young Simon Abkarian grew up in a trilingual environment, he learned French at school in addition to his native Armenian, and also learned English by watching American films since he was a kid. He spent most of his childhood in France until the age of nine, then went with his parents to Beirut, Lebanon.From 1971 to 1977 young Abkarian lived with his mother and father in Lebanon. He studied dancing with the Lori Dance Ensemble in Beirut. There he attended Armenian school and also studied French and English. In 1977, his father went to war in Lebanon, and 15-year-old Abkarian with his mother moved back to Paris. A few years later he moved to New York and continued his studies of dancing and acting at the Antranik company in New York, then moved to Los Angeles, California. In 1983-1985 he studied acting and joined the Armenian Theatre Company Artavadzt of the AGBU under the leadership of director Gerald Papazian. In 1984, he joined the workshop at renown Theatre du Soleil on tour in Los Angeles during the Olympics Art Festival. Abkarian took a month-long acting workshop from Mnouchkine's mask-maker, Georges Bigot, then was auditioned by Ariane Mnouchkine who invited him to join the company. In 1985 Abkarian returned to Paris, France. There he resumed a successful stage acting career, and had an eight-year-long collaboration with Ariane Mnouchkine, the legendary director of Théâtre du Soleil. There he played leading roles in Greek tragedies and became known for his charismatic performances. He also directed several stage plays in Paris, including Shakespeare's 'Love's Labour Lost' at the Bouffles du Nord, and Aeschylus's 'The Last Song of Troy' at Bobigny, among others. In 2001 Abkarian won the highest award in French theatre for an actor - the Prix Molière, for his performance in 'Une Bête Sur La Lune' (aka.. Beast on the Moon). Since 1993, Abkarian and his actress-director wife, Catherine Schaub, started their own theatre T.E.R.A. (Theatre Espace Recherche Acteur) in Paris. There he has been playing and directing classical and contemporary plays. In the season of 2005-2006, he was brought by The Actors' Gang to direct Shakespeare's 'Love's Labor's Lost' in Los Angeles.Abkarian made his film debut in 1989, in a short film 'Ce qui me meut' by director Cédric Klapisch. During his early film career, Abkarian enjoyed a fruitful collaboration with Cédric Klapisch in 6 French films, becoming noticed in the award winning Chacun cherche son chat (1996). He earned critical acclaim for his portrayal of painter Archil Gorky in Atom Egoyan's award winning epic Ararat (2002). Simon Abkarian won awards for his performance as Eliahou in 'To Take a Wife (2004) by director Ronit Elkabetz. That same year Abkarian gave a stellar performance in his first leading role in English, co-starring as He, a passionate Lebanese doctor turned cook who is in love with an American woman (Joan Allen) in Yes (2004) directed by Sally Potter. He made a step forward in his film career with the supporting role as Alex Dimitros in Casino Royale (2006), playing in several powerful scenes opposite Daniel Craig.Simon Abkarian has been generously involved in the humanitarian causes of the Armenian people across the world. He has been a frequent participant, host and presenter at numerous charitable events and ceremonies related to the Armenian causes. He was also a member of French President Jacques Chirac's delegation to Armenia in October of 2006.
Isaach De BankoléBirth date: 12 August 1957, Abidjan, Ivory CoastDescription: Isaach De Bankole, C'sar award-winning actor, was born on the Ivory Coast. Isaach was discovered on the streets of Paris while studying to be an airline pilot. He has a degree in Acting from Cours Simon and a Masters in Mathematics from the Universite de Paris.
Jesper ChristensenBirth date: 16 May 1948, Copenhagen, DenmarkDescription: Born 1948 in central Copenhagen. Lived there ever since. Did 25 years of theatre, - like Alceste in the Misanthropist, Richard in Richard lll (solo), Faust in Faust, Astrov in Vanja, a lot of worried men,- stopped doing it in 1998. Since then only worried men on film. Worked on more than 100 films by Per Fly, Marc Forster, John Madden, Lone Scherfig, Sydney Pollack, Jan Troell, Martin Campbell, Anette K Olesen, Pernille Fischer Christensen, and others. Since 2000 lives with Tove Bornhoeft, wonderful Danish theatre manager/director/actress. Two grown up daughters. No animals. Dogs, pigs, chickens, cats, birds, horses, fish, rabbits - all gone now.
Ivana MilicevicBirth date: 26 April 1974, Sarajevo, Bosnia and HerzegovinaDescription: Ivana Milicevic was born on April 26, 1974, in Sarajevo, Bosnia (part of Yugoslavia at that time), into an ethnic Croatian family. She is the daughter of Tonka and Damir Milicevic, and has a younger brother, Tomo Milicevic. The family emigrated to the United States, and young Ivana Milicevic was raised in Michigan. She attended Athens High school in Troy, Michigan, and worked as a model during her school years. She became a naturalized citizen of the United States.In 1992, Milicevic graduated from high school and moved to Los Angeles in pursuit of an acting career. She was a struggling stand-up comedienne, trying to win over crowds with her stories of the modeling business. In 1996, she made her film debut under the name Ivana Marina with a one-line role as a Former Girlfriend of Tom Cruise in Jerry Maguire (1996). In 1997, she followed up with a guest role on NBC's Seinfeld (1989) and made guest appearances on several other television shows, including Royal Pains (2009) and playing the love interest of John Casey on Chuck (2007). She played bit parts in Vanilla Sky (2001) and Love Actually (2003), among her many other cameo appearances. Milicevic capitalized on her experience as a comedienne in a supporting role as Russian model Roxana Milla Slasnikova in the romantic comedy Head Over Heels (2001). She appeared as a lookalike of Uma Thurman opposite Ben Affleck, trying to fool him into thinking she is Uma, in Paycheck (2003). In a departure from her one-dimensional roles, Milicevic showed her dramatic talent in a supporting role as Milla Yugorsky in a dark and gritty drama Running Scared (2006). In 2006, she started a recurring role on the CBS TV series Love Monkey (2006).In 2006, Milicevic made a big step forward in her career appearing as Valenka, one of three Bond girls in Casino Royale (2006), for which she did most of her scenes on locations in Prague and in London. She resides in Los Angeles, California.
Tobias MenziesBirth date: 7 March 1974, London, England, UKDescription: Tobias was born in London. He graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in 1998 and began his acting career in popular UK series such as Foyle's War, Midsomer Murders, and Casualty. He also appeared in the controversial drama A Very Social Secretary. He is best known to international audiences as Marcus Junius Brutus in the television series Rome.He had a major film role in The Low Down with Aidan Gillen and featured in the 2006 reboot of the James Bond franchise, Casino Royale. 2007 sees him appearing as William Elliot in ITV's production of Jane Austin's classic book, Persuasion and as Derrick Sington in the Channel 4 drama The Relief of Belsen.On stage, his credits include the young teacher Irwin in Alan Bennett's The History Boys and Michael Blakemore's West End production of Three Sisters for which he was nominated for the Ian Charleson Award. He was a critically acclaimed Hamlet in Rupert Goold's Hamlet at the Royal Theatre.
Claudio SantamariaBirth date: 22 July 1974, Rome, Lazio, ItalyDescription: Claudio Santamaria was born on July 22, 1974 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. He is an actor, known for Casino Royale (2006), Lo chiamavano Jeeg Robot (2015) and Diaz - Don't Clean Up This Blood (2012).
Sebastien FoucanBirth date: 27 May 1974, Paris, FranceDescription: Sebastien Foucan was born on May 27, 1974 in Paris, France. He is known for his work on Casino Royale (2006), The Tournament (2009) and The Antwerp Dolls (2015).
Malcolm SinclairBirth date: 5 June 1950, London, England, UKDescription: Malcolm Sinclair read drama and theology at the University of Hull and then went on to do a one year post-graduate acting course at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. After seven years in different repertory companies around the country he made his London debut in 1985 at the Notting Hill Gate Theatre in Arthur Schnitzler's play 'Anatole', which he describes as the first thing that got him noticed. Since then he has appeared with both the National and Royal Shakespeare companies and has taken on musical roles in the likes of 'Privates On Parade' and 'My Fair lady'. On television he has been bumped off several times in who-dunnit mystery dramas though he stayed the course as supercilious Assistant Chief Constable Freddie Fisher in 'Pie In the Sky'. In July 2010 he was elected the president of the Equity actors' union.
Richard SammelBirth date: 1960, Heidelberg, GermanyDescription: Born in Heidelberg; a curious and shy boy; found the key for his world through passion for music, dance and theater; Richard studied music and drama in Germany, acting and direction in France and method acting with Susan Strasberg and Francesca de Sapio in Italy. He first went on stage in 1981 at the local theater Hildesheim, then, from 1983 in France on independent stages, at national theaters and in the streets. In 1989 he moved to Italy and met Susan Strasberg: His cinema debut was in 1990 starring in "Il Piacere delle Carni" by Barbara Barni. In 1993, he moved to Paris and got the leading role in the film version of Brechts/Eislers" The Lindbergh's Flight". Since then he has worked on film, television, theater and dance productions all over Europe, in Canada, South Africa, USA, Macedonia, Morocco which brought him happiness and a lot of richly diversified creative and thrilling experiences Richard lives in Berlin and Paris since 2007. He speaks 5 languages fluently, travels a lot and loves to be challenged.
Ludger PistorBirth date: 16 March 1959, Recklinghausen, GermanyDescription: Ludger Pistor was born on March 16, 1959 in Recklinghausen, Germany. He is an actor, known for Balko (1995), Inglourious Basterds (2009) and Casino Royale (2006).
Joseph MillsonBirth date: 1974, Berkshire, England, UKDescription: Joseph Millson was born in 1974 in Berkshire, England. He is an actor and producer, known for Casino Royale (2006), The Chameleon (2015) and The Dead 2: India (2013). He has been married to Sarah-Jane Potts since December 31, 2013. He was previously married to Caroline Fitzgerald.
Darwin ShawBirth date: 1974, Berkshire, England, UKDescription: Darwin Shaw is an actor and director, known for Casino Royale (2006), Homeland (2011) and The Bible (2013).
Clemens SchickBirth date: 15 February 1972, Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg, GermanyDescription: Clemens Schick was born on February 15, 1972 in Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. He is an actor, known for Casino Royale (2006), Enemy at the Gates (2001) and Point Break (2015).
Emmanuel AvenaBirth date: 15 February 1972, Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg, GermanyDescription: Emmanuel Avena is an actor, known for Casino Royale (2006), Largo Winch (2008) and Patiente 69 (2005).
Tom ChadbonBirth date: 27 February 1946, Luton, Bedfordshire, England, UKDescription: Tom Chadbon was born on February 27, 1946 in Luton, Bedfordshire, England. He is an actor, known for Casino Royale (2006), Tess (1979) and Dance with a Stranger (1985).
AdeBirth date: 27 February 1946, Luton, Bedfordshire, England, UKDescription: Born in London, in the early seventies, Ade tried his hand at various trades; from selling shoes, tickets for concerts, managing bands, to publishing an international horse racing magazine. Ade was known by Guy Ritchie who cast him as Tyrone the getaway driver in Snatch (2000). He then set off on the European press jaunt & traveled to the United States to preview the movie, addressing the audience at Harry Knowles' 24hr film festival at The Alamo, Texas.Ade has since been involved with several other film and TV projects; notably as Infante in the Bond movie Casino Royale (2006) and Madonna's directorial debut Filth and Wisdom (2008).
Urbano BarberiniBirth date: 18 September 1961, Rome, Lazio, ItalyDescription: Urbano Barberini was born on September 18, 1961 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. He is an actor, known for Casino Royale (2006), Dèmoni (1985) and Opera (1987).
Tsai ChinBirth date: 30 November 1933, Shanghai, ChinaDescription: Tsai Chin, pinyin Zhou Caiqin is an actor, director, teacher and author, best known in America for her film role as Auntie Lindo in The Joy Luck Club. The third daughter of Zhou Xinfang, China's great actor in the last century, she was trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art London (first Chinese student) and later earned a Master Degree at Tufts University, Boston. Her career spans more than five decades working in UK, USA and recently in China. She starred on stage on both sides of the atlantic, (a first for a Chinese actor) in London's West End,The World of Susie Wong and on Broadway, Golden Child; played the two most powerful women of 20th century China; for television, in The Subject of Struggle; for stage Memories of Madame Mao; was twice in Bond films, as Bond girl in You Only Live Twice, and later in Casino Royale. Her single The Ding Dong Song recorded for Decca was top of the charts in Asia. She was the first to be invited to teach acting in China after the Cultural Revolution when universities re-opened. She is now celebrated in China for her portrayal of Jia Mu in the recent TV drama series, The Dream of The Red Chamber. Her international best-selling autobiography, Daughter of Shanghai is to be a stage play by David Henry Hwang which will be produced by the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Perfoming Arts in Beverly Hills.
Charlie Levi LeroyBirth date: September1946, Buenos Aires, ArgentinaDescription: Charlie Levi Leroy was born in September 1946 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He is an actor, known for Casino Royale (2006), La semana que viene (sin falta) (2005) and Gato por Goya (2009).
Lazar RistovskiBirth date: 26 October 1952, Ravno Selo near Vrbas, Serbia, YugoslaviaDescription: Lazar Ristovski is a famous Serbian actor, director, producer and writer. He has appeared on stage about 4000 times, and starred in over 40 films, TV series and TV dramas, mostly in lead roles. He was born into a family of Yugoslav colonists, his father being born in Macedonia and his mother in Montenegro. He graduated from the Faculty of Dramatic Arts of the University of Belgrade as an actor. Lazar Ristovski is a natural born actor. That is not shown only by a formal fact that he had more 4000 performances in all forms and in all genres of cinematic poetic. It is primary shown by a fact that he had with the same spiritual strength and brilliant impressiveness and autonomous authenticity played wondrous antinomies of Hamlet as well as incredible, almost ingenious stunts of the spirit in the writings of Gombrowicz, Aleksandar Popovic and the outstanding Dusan Kovacevic, as he also did in the first of his ingenious kinds in Moliere's incredibly jovial kandidorian expressions. Ristovski is, of course, a spirit with that formation which falls into mental tissue of a giant from Jasna Poljana, as well as the greatest of the greatest that is, Dostoevsky, and the dark ones, but also great ones - Ibsen and Strindberg. There is no theoretical assumption which could point out to any kind of mental system of a magnificent writer's spirit which Ristovski couldn't carry out in a voluminously exclusive, authentically introspective and psychologically suggestive manner and expressive form.
Tom SoBirth date: 26 October 1952, Ravno Selo near Vrbas, Serbia, YugoslaviaDescription: Tom So is an actor, known for Casino Royale (2006), The Commuter (2010) and Burlesque Fairytales (2009).
Veruschka von LehndorffBirth date: 14 May 1939, Königsberg, East Prussia, GermanyDescription: Her father was a Prussian count (Count von Lehndorff-Steinort) who was involved in a plot to assassinate Hitler in 1944 and hanged that year, when Vera was three. Her mother was arrested, and Vera and her sisters spent the rest of the war in Gestapo camps. They were reunited with their mother after the war, but the family was destitute, and ostracised by other Germans for their father's treachery. She ended up studying textile design in Florence, where a fashion designer first asked her to model. She had first travelled to New York in 1961 as plain old Vera, but failed to secure a single booking. After retreating to Milan for a spell, she returned to take Manhattan under her new name.... Veruschka!
Andreas DanielBirth date: 14 May 1939, Königsberg, East Prussia, GermanyDescription: Andreas Daniel is known for his work on Casino Royale (2006), Ein Neues Wir - Ökodörfer und ökologische Gemeinschaften in Europa (2010) and Texas Hold 'Em Poker (2007).
Carlos LealBirth date: 9 July 1969, Fribourg, SwitzerlandDescription: Carlos Leal was born on July 9, 1969 in Fribourg, Switzerland. He is an actor and producer, known for Casino Royale (2006), El internado (2007) and The Team (2015). He is married to Jo Kelly. They have one child.
Christina ColeBirth date: 8 May 1982, London, England, UKDescription: Christina Cole was born on May 8, 1982 in London, England. She is an actress, known for Jupiter Ascending (2015), Casino Royale (2006) and What a Girl Wants (2003).
Jürgen TarrachBirth date: 17 December 1960, Geilenkirchen, GermanyDescription: Jürgen Tarrach was born on December 17, 1960 in Geilenkirchen, Germany. He is an actor, known for Casino Royale (2006), The Reader (2008) and Die Musterknaben (1997).
John GoldBirth date: 17 December 1960, Geilenkirchen, GermanyDescription: John Gold is an actor, known for Casino Royale (2006).
Jerry InzerilloBirth date: 17 December 1960, Geilenkirchen, GermanyDescription: It looks like we don't have any Biography for Jerry Inzerillo yet.
Diane HartfordBirth date: 17 December 1960, Geilenkirchen, GermanyDescription: Diane Hartford is an actress, known for Casino Royale (2006), Six Degrees of Separation (1993) and Thunderball (1965).
Jessica MillerBirth date: 17 December 1960, Geilenkirchen, GermanyDescription: Jessica Miller is an actress, known for Casino Royale (2006).
Leo StranskyBirth date: 17 December 1960, Geilenkirchen, GermanyDescription: Leo Stransky is known for his work on Saving Private Ryan (1998), Titanic (1997) and The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003).
Paul BhattacharjeeBirth date: 4 May 1960, Harrow, Middlesex, England, UKDescription: Paul Bhattacharjee was born on May 4, 1960 in Harrow, Middlesex, England as Gautam Paul Bhattacharjee. He was an actor, known for Casino Royale (2006), The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011) and Dirty Pretty Things (2002). He died on July 12, 2013 in Splash Point Cliffs, Seaford, East Sussex, England.
Crispin Bonham-CarterBirth date: 23 September 1969, Colchester, Essex, England, UKDescription: Crispin Daniel Bonham-Carter is an English actor and theatre director.He played Mr. Bingley in BBC's Pride and Prejudice in 1995. The previous year, he had starred in the TV sitcom Honey for Tea. Bonham-Carter also starred alongside Ewan McGregor in the 1993 BBC period drama Scarlet and Black playing Rachel Weisz's suitor.He played a small role in the hit film Bridget Jones's Diary.He appeared on Season 4 of Absolutely Fabulous as a gardener named Jago Balfour who was commissioned to redesign the back garden.He also appeared in the video of Westlife's cover of "Uptown Girl" and played Mandy's well-to-do love interest in season 3 of Game On. He is currently teaching English at Alexandra Park School, a comprehensive secondary school in Muswell Hill, north London.Bonham-Carter is the son of Peter Bonham-Carter and Clodagh Greenwood, and the grandson of Sir Christopher Douglas Bonham-Carter. He is a third cousin of actress Helena Bonham Carter and her brother, businessman Edward. He is married to Katherine Julian Dawnay. They have four sons: Arthur Thomas Patrick, Christopher Ruan (born March 1999), Stanley Peter and Frank Douglas.Bonham-Carter was educated at Glenalmond College, and graduated in 1992 from the University of St Andrews with a degree in classics. In 2011, he represented his former university in a special series of University Challenge. The St Andrews team lost to a team from Cambridge in the first round.
Simon CoxBirth date: 23 September 1969, Colchester, Essex, England, UKDescription: Simon Cox is an actor, known for Casino Royale (2006), Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994) and The Commissioner (1998).
Rebecca GethingsBirth date: 23 September 1969, Colchester, Essex, England, UKDescription: Rebecca Gethings was born in 1976 in Alberta Canada but was raised in Berkshire, England.She studied drama at The Webber Douglas Accademy, graduating in 1995.Her early Roles included the West End production of Vassa , directed by Howard Davis, Eastenders and Ruth in the BBC2 series, Attachments.In 2005, she was cast as Lizzie Bunton in Extras. In the episode, which centers around a pantomime starring Les Dennis, Gethings plays the daughter of camp pantomime director, Bunny, whose tragic 29th birthday party is only attended by elderly relatives and Maggie (Ashley Jensen)Rebecca discovered a love for improvised comedy when working with the Amercian cast of the HBO series 'Veep'. She helped develop characters for Seasons 1 and 3 and also featured in a small role in the episode, 'Special Relationship'.Her work with Armando Iannucci continued in 2012 when she played Helen Hatley, special advisor to Nicola Murray, in 4th series of The Thick of It.
Peter NotleyBirth date: 23 September 1969, Colchester, Essex, England, UKDescription: Peter Notley is known for his work on The Dark Knight (2008), Inception (2010) and Batman Begins (2005).
John ChancerBirth date: 23 September 1969, Colchester, Essex, England, UKDescription: John Chancer is an actor, known for Casino Royale (2006), Silent Hill: Origins (2007) and Desperados: Wanted Dead or Alive (2001).
Peter BrookeBirth date: 23 September 1969, Colchester, Essex, England, UKDescription: Born in Toronto, Peter grew up on the East Coast and went to New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. His father, David was a museum director and his mother, Dixie, a psychotherapist. He is best known for Justice League, directed by Zack Snyder, and the Jaguar XF campaign directed by Tom Hooper.
Jason DurranBirth date: 23 September 1969, Colchester, Essex, England, UKDescription: Jason Durran is an actor, known for Casino Royale (2006), The Deaths of Ian Stone (2007) and The Walker (2007).
Robert JezekBirth date: 23 September 1969, Colchester, Essex, England, UKDescription: Robert Jezek is an actor, known for Casino Royale (2006), The 51st State (2001) and Event Horizon (1997).
Robert G. SladeBirth date: 23 September 1969, Colchester, Essex, England, UKDescription: Robert G. Slade is known for his work on Casino Royale (2006), Red Lights (2012) and Exit Thread (2016).
Félicité Du JeuBirth date: 23 September 1969, Colchester, Essex, England, UKDescription: Félicité Du Jeu is an actress and writer, known for Casino Royale (2006), Waking the Dead (2000) and A Good Year (2006).
Michaela OchotskáBirth date: 19 December 1984, Bruntál, CzechoslovakiaDescription: Michaela Ochotská was born on December 19, 1984 in Bruntál, Czechoslovakia. She is an actress, known for Casino Royale (2006), Pojistovna stestí (2004) and Televizní noviny (1994). She has been married to Lukás Rosol since July 13, 2015. They have one child.
Michael OffeiBirth date: 4 October 1966, London, England, UKDescription: Michael Offei was born on October 4, 1966 in London, England. He is an actor, known for Hitman (2007), Casino Royale (2006) and The Story Makers (2002).
Makhoudia DiawBirth date: 4 October 1966, London, England, UKDescription: Makhoudia Diaw is known for his work on Casino Royale (2006) and Patient 17 (2011).
Michael G. WilsonBirth date: 21 January 1942, New York City, New York, USADescription: Michael G. Wilson was born on January 21, 1942 in New York City, New York, USA as Michael Gregg Wilson. He is a writer, known for For Your Eyes Only (1981), The Living Daylights (1987) and Octopussy (1983).
Martina DuravoláBirth date: 21 January 1942, New York City, New York, USADescription: Martina Duravolá is an actress, known for Casino Royale (2006).
Marcela MartincákováBirth date: 21 January 1942, New York City, New York, USADescription: Marcela Martincáková is an actress, known for Casino Royale (2006).
Vladimír KulhavýBirth date: 21 January 1942, New York City, New York, USADescription: Vladimír Kulhavý is an actor, known for Casino Royale (2006), A Knight's Tale (2001) and The Illusionist (2006).
Valentine NonyelaBirth date: 1970Description: Valentine Nonyela was born in 1970. He is an actor and producer, known for Casino Royale (2006), Young Soul Rebels (1991) and Welcome II the Terrordome (1995).
Dusan PelechBirth date: 1970Description: Dusan Pelech is known for his work on The Illusionist (2006), Der rote Baron (2008) and Borgia (2011).
Phil MeheuxBirth date: 17 September 1941, Sidcup, Kent, England, UKDescription: Phil Meheux was born on September 17, 1941 in Sidcup, Kent, England as Philip Meheux. He is known for his work on Casino Royale (2006), GoldenEye (1995) and The Mask of Zorro (1998).
Alessandra AmbrosioBirth date: 11 April 1981, Erechim, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilDescription: Alessandra Ambrosio was born on April 11, 1981 in Erechim, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil as Alessandra Corine Ambrósio. She is an actress, known for Casino Royale (2006), The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show (2008) and The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show (2011).
Veronika HladikovaBirth date: 11 April 1981, Erechim, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilDescription: Veronika Hladikova is known for her work on Casino Royale (2006), Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011) and Wanted (2008).
Regina GabajováBirth date: 21 April 1971, Liberec, Czech RepublicDescription: Regina Gabajová was born on April 21, 1971 in Liberec, Czech Republic. She is an actress, known for Casino Royale (2006) and Svatby v Benátkách (2014).
Olutunji Ebun-ColeBirth date: 21 April 1971, Liberec, Czech RepublicDescription: Olutunji Ebun-Cole is an actor, known for Casino Royale (2006) and New Boy (2007).
Martin UcíkBirth date: 5 December 1955, Ostrava, Czechoslovakia [now Czech Republic]Description: Martin Ucík was born on December 5, 1955 in Ostrava, Czechoslovakia. He is an actor, known for Casino Royale (2006), Mestecko aneb Sláva vítezum, cest porazeným (2003) and Angelina (2002).
Vlastina SvátkováBirth date: 9 March 1982, Myjava, Czechoslovakia [now Slovak Republic]Description: Ten years before Czechoslovakia separated, Vlastina was born to Czechoslovakian parents: a Slovak mother and Czech father. She attended elementary and a high school in the Slovak town of Myjava. She studied piano for fifteen years and also took in drawings and singing lessons. She also studied writing and reciting poems. Her first feature was Casino Royale by Martin Campbell, where she got a part in the casino. Vlastina is also performing in theater and writing books.
Miroslav SimunekBirth date: 5 April 1978, Prague, Czechoslovakia [now Czech Republic]Description: Miroslav Simunek was born on April 5, 1978 in Prague, Czechoslovakia. He is an actor, known for Casino Royale (2006), Doktori z Pocátku (2013) and Ulice (2005).
Ivan G'VeraBirth date: 1 April 1959, Prague, Czechoslovakia [now Czech Republic]Description: Ivan G'Vera was born on April 1, 1959 in Prague, Czechoslovakia as Ivan Splichal. He is an actor and assistant director, known for Terminator Salvation (2009), Casino Royale (2006) and The Hunt for Red October (1990).
Jirí LencBirth date: 1 April 1959, Prague, Czechoslovakia [now Czech Republic]Description: Jirí Lenc is an actor, known for Casino Royale (2006).
Directors of "Casino Royale (james Bond 007)"
Martin CampbellBirth date: 24 October 1943, Hastings, New ZealandDescription: Martin Campbell knows how to entertain an audience when he steps behind the camera. When he directed The Mask of Zorro (1998), the movie earned Aca...
Creators of "Casino Royale (james Bond 007)"
Neal PurvisBirth date: 9 September 1961Description: Neal Purvis was born on September 9, 1961. He is a writer and producer, known for Spectre (2015), The World Is Not Enough (1999) and Skyfall (2012)...
Robert WadeBirth date: 1962, San Diego, California, USADescription: Robert Wade was born in 1962 in San Diego, California, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for Spectre (2015), The World Is Not Enough (1999) a...