Roger Moore won't rule out Bond return

Roger Moore

Sir Roger Moore says he hasn't ruled out taking a cameo role in a future Bond movie.

The 89-year-old star, who played agent 007 in seven Bond movies from 1973 until 1985 said he "wouldn't turn down the chance to expand the family coffers."

Speaking at London's Southbank as part of a Men & Heroes Festival, Sir Roger also praised original Bond actor Sean Connery who played the role in seven films.

"I think that Sean (Connery) was obviously the great Bond," said Moore. "He was obviously the right person, he brought the right personality to the performance, otherwise Bond would not have gone on past the first six that he did. He was a tremendous Bond."

Sir Roger also praised current Bond star Daniel Craig. "Today, I think we're very lucky to have Daniel Craig because he is quite extraordinary, I always say that Sean looked like a killer - but Daniel Craig would finish it off."

"When I saw 'Casino Royale', I thought that Daniel Craig did more action in the first seven minutes than I did in seven movies."

Sir Roger also said that current Poldark star Aidan Turner would make a good 007. "I think he'd be an excellent Bond. Aidan is a good actor, and the first 007, Sean Connery, was a very good actor. Aidan is quite capable of doing that part. Good luck to him if he gets it. I'll be very pleased for him."