His name’s Bond, James Bond, and he’s been at the top of his game for over 50 years. Since his introduction to audiences in 1962’s Dr. No, in fact, Ian Fleming’s MI6 agent has become one of the most popular film characters of all time. And whether you know him as embodied by Sean Connery or Daniel Craig, his films continue to engross fans both young and old.
As befitting a secret service operative, though, Bond’s past is littered with surprises that even his biggest fans won’t know. Be cautioned – these facts are strictly for your eyes only.