The actor who famously played James Bond in seven movies -- more than any other Bond actor -- passed away after battling cancer, his children announced on Twitter on May 23, 2017. Sir Roger Moore was known for his sense of style, and closely associated with sports cars, gadgets and sex appeal. While best known for playing Bond, Moore had a long and storied career that spanned decades. His other acting credits included the lead role as Simon Templar on the series "The Saint," which made him a television star.
Take a look at some highlights from across his career.
British actor Roger Moore, playing the title role of secret service agent 007, James Bond, is shown on location in England in 1972.
Roger Moore, alias British secret agent James Bond, is seen with his co-stars Tanya Roberts, and Grace Jones, right, in front of Chateau de Chantilly, on the set of the 007 action film "A View to a Kill," near Paris, France, Aug. 17, 1984.
Roger Moore poses for a photograph at the Dorchester Hotel in London, after the announcement was made that he will play the British secret agent James Bond 007, in the production "Live and Let Die," Aug. 1, 1972.
British actor Roger Moore poses with co-star Lois Chiles of Texas, prior to the start of the filming of a new James Bond movie "Moonraker," Aug. 8, 1978.
Actors Roger Moore and Lois Chiles are seen during the filming of the new 007 movie "Moonraker" in Paris, Aug. 19, 1978.
Roger Moore is accompanied by co-star Barbara Bach as they arrive for the screening of "The Spy Who Loved Me" at the Cannes Film Festival on the French Riviera, May 20, 1977. The new Bond film "Spectre" starring Daniel Craig as James Bond, releases in U.S. theaters on Nov. 6, 2015.
Actor Roger Moore, who played the part of James Bond 007 in seven films, is seen with his wife Christina Tholstrup, during a ceremony honoring him with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Oct. 11, 2007, in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles. Moore's star is aptly located at 7007 Hollywood Blvd.
Albert "Cubby" Broccoli, producer of the "James Bond" series, holds the Thalberg Award he received for his work at the Academy Awards in Los Angeles, California, March 29, 1982. Roger Moore, left, British actor who plays secret agent 007 James Bond, made the presentation.
From left to right, actors Richard Harris, Roger Moore, Richard Burton and Hardy Kruger appear as officer-mercenaries in "The Wild Geese," Oct. 1977.