Tributes are pouring in from celebrities across the globe for former James Bond star Sir Roger Moore, who died after a short but brave battle with cancer, his family said.
Moore died on Tuesday in Switzerland, his family announced on social media. “With the heaviest of hearts, we must share the awful news that our father, Sir Roger Moore, passed away today. We are all devastated. The love with which he was surrounded in his final days was so great it cannot be quantified in words alone,” the message shared on the actor’s official Twitter account read.
Well-known movie and television stars took to Twitter to pay their tributes. Expressing his sadness, actor Russell Crowe wrote, “Roger Moore, loved him.” Popular television star Kris Jenner wrote: “The ultimate James Bond. So sad to hear that Roger Moore has passed away. Thoughts and prayers are with his family.”
British actor-writer Jim Howick said: “To my first hero, Sir Roger Moore, I salute you and your work and thank you for the fun you have given me.”