Sir Roger Moore - Sir Roger Moore regrets cancer causing sunbathing

0
0
Subscribe to Roger Moore alerts

Sir Roger Moore wishes he had avoided the sun when he was younger.

The former James Bond star used to maintain his bronzed glow by getting deliberately sunburnt to avoid wearing make-up on camera, and he blames his tanning addiction for his skin cancer scares.

Quizzed about what he wishes he had known at the age of 18, Roger said: ''I would have given myself a warning about having too much sunshine. I've had so many skin cancers as a result. No one thought about sun screen or creams in my younger days.

''Even when they started to give warning, I thought, 'Well, that won't happen to me'. I would get sunburned so I would not have to wear make-up in front of the cameras. Every leading man was sunburnt.''

As well as shunning sunbeds, Roger wishes he could warn his younger self about the hazards of rushing into marriage. Following three failed marriages to exotic beauty Doorn van Steyn, singer Dorothy Squires and Italian actress Luisa Mattioli, he says it was worth the wait for his ''soulmate'', fourth wife Kristina Tholstrup.

'The Spy Who Loved Me' actor told The Sun newspaper: ''In Kristina, I had found my soulmate. I knew this wonderful woman could make me live again. So, if I was looking back, I would tell my old self not to rush into marriage.

''It's taken a long time to learn one simple fact - which is I wish I'd known what marriage meant when I was 18. Was I too young to get married at 19? Maybe. Marriage is a commitment and a lot of us forget how much of a commitment it is. It should also be a commitment that is a pleasure.''


Contactmusic

Tags: Roger Moore

0
0
Subscribe to Roger Moore alerts
Advertisement

More Roger Moore

Stars Pay Tribute To Donald Sinden, British Stage & Film Actor, Who Died Aged 90

Sir Donald Sinden, the prolific British stage and film actor, has died at the age of 90 after battling cancer.Sir Donald Sinden at the UK...

'An Afternoon With Roger Moore': The Bond Actor On Remaking 'The Saint', Tony Curtis & UNICEF

Spending an afternoon with Sir Roger Moore, regardless of the thousand or so additional members of the audience, is not something to be sniffed at....

Bond's Infamous Lotus Esprit Goes For Half A Million, Purchased By Unnamed Collector

One avid James Bond fan has purchased a piece of the 007 legend in the form of Bond’s infamous white submersible Lotus Esprit that appeared...

Iconic James Bond Submarine Car Sells At Auction for £525k

A piece of 007 memorabilia has gone on sale at auction soon; James Bond’s iconic hybrid car – equally comfortable in the water as it...

Advertisement

James Bond Lotus Submarine Car From ‘The Spy Who Loved Me’ Up For Auction For The First Time Ever

James Bond fans could be able to own a mouth-watering piece of Bond memorabilia as long as they aren't afraid to splash their cash.The Lotus...

Sam Mendes Will Direct Daniel Craig In 24th James Bond Film

Director Sam Mendes will be directing the next James Bond movie. The film is due to be released in 2015. The Skyfall director will work...

Will The Six Spies 'Bond' At The Oscars?

It's less than two weeks until the most prestigious movie awards ceremony - the Academy Awards -takes place on February 24th 2013 and rumours are...

Good Genes Or Good Ops: Which Male Celebrities Don't Show Their Age?

We've all had that moment; looking at photos of our favourite celebs and then jumping out of our seats screaming, 'He's HOW old?!' Well, we've...

Advertisement

Comments

Roger Moore Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Roger Moore

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All