Timothy Dalton Stars As Agent 007 In Two James Bond Movies

Timothy Dalton is well known for his work in television, theatre and films. He is renowned for playing the role of James Bond in The Living Daylights in 1987 and Licence to Kill in 1989.

Dalton is remembered for bringing a darker, more serious side to the James Bond character.

Name: Timothy Peter Dalton

Born: 21 March 1946

Birth Place: Colwyn Bay, Wales

Timothy Dalton is James Bond

He was resolute in his attempt of playing the true character from the Ian Fleming novels and performed many of the action stunts himself.

At the time of release The Living Daylights was the fourth most successful James Bond movie.

Timothy Dalton is James Bond

Timothy Dalton played James Bond in the following films:


Timothy Dalton is a Welsh actor famous for appearing in two James Bond movies and the television mini series Scarlett. He was born in the northern Wales town of Colwyn Bay before moving to the English town of Belper at an early age.

In Belper he attended the beautiful Herbert Strutt School before leaving in 1964 to join the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA). He was a member of the Air Training Corps as a teenager. In 1966 he joined the Birmingham Repertory Theatre.

Dalton then worked in television, largely with the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), before acting in his first film The Lion in Winter in 1968. He then focused on theatre, touring the world with the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) and the Prospect Theatre Company until 1978.

After this time he began starring in films, especially in the United States. Dalton also worked in various television series including Centennial and Sins in the USA, and Jane Eyre in the UK.

From 1987 to 1994 Dalton was involved with EON Productions, playing the prestigious role of James Bond in two films (1987 and 1989).

During this time he also acted in television, theatre and several other movies, including the comedy Hawks in 1988 and an adventure film The Rocketeer in 1991.

In 1994, Dalton starred as Rhett Butler in the award winning television series Scarlett.

Since this time Dalton has continued his regular appearance in movies, theatre and television.

In 2010, Dalton voiced the character of Mr Pricklepants in the Pixar animation film Toy Story 3.

The latest movie by Timothy Dalton is the action thriller The Tourist, which also stars Angelina Jolie and Johnny Depp.

Recently, Dalton appeared in Season Four of the action comedy television series Chuck where he played Alexei Volkoff, head of Volkoff Industries.

Popular Timothy Dalton Movies

2010   The Tourist
2010   Toy Story 3
2003   Looney Tunes: Back in Action
1997   The Informant
1991   The Rocketeer
1988   Hawks
1980   Flash Gordon
1979   Agatha
1978   The Man Who Knew Love
1975   Mary, Queen of Scots
1970   Cromwell
1970   Wuthering Heights
1968   The Lion in Winter

Successful Timothy Dalton TV series

2010-11   Chuck
2009   Doctor Who
2005   Hercules
2004   Dunkirk
2000   Possessed
1999   Cleopatra
1994   Scarlett
1994   Lie Down With Lions
1992   Framed
1986   Sins
1985   Florence Nightingale
1984   The Master of Ballantrae
1984   Mistral's Daughter
1983   Jane Eyre
1979   The Flame is Love
1978   Centennial
1968   The Three Princes
1967   Sat'day While Sunday

Well-Known Timothy Dalton Theatre Performances

2003   His Dark Materials: Royal National Theatre, London
1991   Love Letters: Beverley Canon Theatre, Los Angeles
1988   A Touch of the Poet: Young Vic & Theatre Royal Haymarket, London
1986   The Taming of the Shrew: Clwyd Theatr Cymru, Mold, Wales
1986   Antony and Cleopatra: Clwyd Theatr Cymru and Theatre Royal Haymarket
1982   Henry IV Part I and II: Barbican Theatre, London
1977   The Romans: Mermaid Theatre, London
1977   The Lunatic, the Lover and, the Poet: The Old Vic, London
1976   The Vortex: Greenwich Theatre, London
1975   Black Comedy: Shaw Theatre, London
1975   The Samaritan: Shaw Theatre, London
1974   Henry IV Part I and II: The Roundhouse, London
1972   Romeo and Juliet: Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon
1972   Love's Labour's Lost: Aldwych Theatre, London
1972   King Lear: Aldwych Theatre, London
1971   Macbeth: Kennedy Theatre, Honolulu, Hawaii
1971   Saint Joan: Birmingham Repertory Theatre
1966   The Doctor's Dilemma: Birmingham Repertory Theatre
1966   Love's Labour's Lost: Birmingham Repertory Theatre
1966   As You Like It: Birmingham Repertory Theatre
1966   Richard III: Birmingham Repertory Theatre
1966   The Merchant of Venice: Birmingham Repertory Theatre
1966   Little Malcolm and his Struggle Against the Eunochs: Royal Court Theatre, London

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