Lazenby, George 1939- (G. Lazenby)

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Lazenby, George 1939- (G. Lazenby)


Born September 5, 1939, in Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia; son of George Edward (a film librarian) and Sheila Joan (a shop assistant) Lazenby; married Christina Gannett, 1971 (divorced, 1995); married Pam Shriver (a tennis player and sports broadcaster), June 12, 2002; children: (first marriage) Melanie Andrea, Zachary (deceased); (second marriage) George Samuel, Samuel Robert and Kaitlin Elizabeth (twins); (from previous relationship) Jennifer. Education: Attended Canberra Technical College. Avocational Interests: Golf, motorcycling, auto racing, dirt bike racing.


Agent—Hervey/Grimes Talent Agency, 10561 Missouri Ave., Suite 2, Los Angeles, CA 90025.


Actor, producer, and writer. Appeared in many commercials, including European ads as the Marlboro man for Marlboro cigarettes. Worked as a car salesman, auto mechanic, and model. Military service: Australian Army, martial arts instructor in Special Forces.

Awards, Honors:

Golden Globe Award nomination, most promising male newcomer, 1970, for On Her Majesty's Secret Service.


Film Appearances:

Marc Mato, agente S. 077 (also known as Espionage in Tangier, Espionage in Tangiers, and S.077 spionaggio a Tangeri), 1965.

James Bond, On Her Majesty's Secret Service (also known as Ian Fleming's "On Her Majesty's Secret Service" and O.H.M.S.S.), United Artists, 1969.

Ryker, Universal Soldier, 1970.

Joseph Stoner, Tie jin gang da po zi yang guan (also known as Hong Kong Hitman, A Man Called Stoner, The Shrine of Ultimate Bliss, Stoner, and Tit gam gong daai poh chi yeung goon), 1972.

Franco, Chi l'ha vista morire? (also known as The Child and Who Saw Her Die?), 1972.

Jack Wilton, The Man from Hong Kong (also known as The Dragon Flies and Zhi dao huang long), 1975.

George, E tan qun hing ying hui (also known as International Assassin, International Assassins, and A Queen's Ransom), 1976.

The architect, "That's Armageddon," Kentucky Fried Movie, United Film Distribution, 1977.

John Brandy, The Newman Shame (also known as The Ordeal), 1977.

Himself, Bruce Lee, the Legend, 1977.

(Uncredited) Fighter, Game of Death, 1978.

Captain Gallagher, Death Dimension (also known as Black Eliminator, Dead Dimension, Death Dimensions, Freeze Bomb, Icy Death, and The Kill Factor), 1978.

Senator, Saint Jack, New World, 1979.

Prince Almalarik, L'ultimo harem (also known as Last Harem, Der Letzte harem, and El ultimo haren), 1981.

Drew Stargrove, Never Too Young to Die, 1986.

Heinrich, Hell Hunters (also known as Rage to Kill), 1986.

Jack Wyman, Eyes of the Beholder, 1992.

Brigadier General J. Johnston Pettigrew, Gettysburg, New Line Cinema, 1993.

Death by Misadventure, 1993.

Grandinetti, The Evil Inside Me, 1993.

Stromm, Twin Sitters (also known as The Babysitters), 1994.

(English version) Voice, Yu yu hakusho: Meikai shito hen—Hono no kizuna (anime; also known as Right for the Netherworld and Yu Yu Hakusho: The Movie—Poltergeist Report), 1994.

Fatally Yours, 1995.

Chauncey, Fox Hunt, 1996.

John Steele, Star of Jaipur (also known as Eve of Destruction and Moments of Danger), 1998.

Gut Feeling, 1999.

Carlo, Four Dogs Playing Poker, MDP Worldwide, 1999.

Leland De Winter, Spider's Web, Columbia TriStar, 2002.

Campbell Grady, Winter Break (also known as Snow Job), Universal Studios Home Video, 2003.

Film Work:

Executive producer, Universal Soldier, 1971.

Television Appearances; Series:

Reginald Durban, General Hospital, 1982.

Logan Williams, Rituals, 1984-85.

Voice, Yu yu hakusho (anime; also known as Yu Yu Hakusho: Ghost Files), Cartoon Network, 2002.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Is There Anybody There?, 1975.

J. B., The Return of the Man from U.N.C.L.E. (also known as The Return of the Man from U.N.C.L.E.: The Fifteen Years Later Affair), 1983.

Voices of Mr. Walker and King, Batman Beyond: The Movie (animated), 1999.

Television Appearances; Specials:

David Adler, "The Operation," Play for Today, 1973.

James Bond 007: Coming Attractions, 1984.

The Grand Knockout Tournament, 1987.

(In archive footage) Happy Anniversary 007: 25 Years of James Bond, 1987.

30 Years of James Bond, 1992.

The World of 007, 1995.

James Bond: The Secret Life of 007, Arts and Entertainment, 1995.

In Search of James Bond with Jonathan Ross, 1995.

Bond Girls: The E! True Hollywood Story, E! Entertainment Television, 1996.

The Secrets of 007: The James Bond Files, 1997.

James Bond (in archive footage), Nobody Does It Better: The Music of James Bond, 1997.

The James Bond Story (also known as 007: The James Bond Story), 1999.

(In archive footage) And the Word Was Bond, 1999.

(Uncredited) James Bond (in archive footage), Cubby Broccoli: The Man Behind Bond, 2000.

Judge, The 24th Annual Mrs. America Pageant, PAX, 2000.

Premiere Bond: Die Another Day, ITV, 2002.

Best Ever Bond, ITV1, 2002.

James Bond: A BAFTA Tribute, BBC, 2002.

James Bond (in archive footage), Bond Girls Are Forever, 2002.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

The Simon Dee Show, 1971.

David Parkes, Matlock Police, 1975.

John Cossett, "The Year of the Horse: Parts 1 & 2," Hawaii Five-0 (also known as McGarrett), 1979.

J. B., "A Coffin with a View," B. J. and the Bear, 1979.

J. B., "Snow White and the Seven Lady Truckers: Parts 1 & 2," B. J. and the Bear, 1981.

"To Kill a Princess," Bring 'em Back Alive, 1983.

Mallory, "Hostages," The Master (also known as Master Ninja), 1984.

Emmett Saunders, "Tomorrows," Hotel (also known as Arthur Hailey's "Hotel"), 1984.

Simon Locke, "Jack of Spades," Cover Up, 1985.

Dr. Clark, "The End of the World," Freddy's Nightmares (also known as Freddy's Nightmares: A Nightmare on Elm Street the Series), 1989.

James, "Diamonds Aren't Forever," Alfred Hitchcock Presents, 1989.

Jor-El, "Abandon Earth," Superboy (also known as The Adventures of Superboy), syndicated, 1990.

Jor-El, "Escape to Earth," Superboy (also known as The Adventures of Superboy), syndicated, 1990.

"Return of the Shadow Assassin," Kung Fu: The Legend Continues, 1994.

"The Return of Megaman," Team Knight Rider, syndicated, 1998.

Vince Thatcher, "Murder x 4," Diagnosis Murder, CBS, 1998.

Commander McCabe, "The Big Blue," Baywatch, 1999.

Voice of King, "Dead Man's Hand," Batman Beyond (animated; also known as Batman of the Future), The WB, 1999.

Major Charles, "Donoterase: Parts 1 & 2," The Pretender, NBC, 1999.

Voice of King, "Once Burned," Batman Beyond (animated; also known as Batman of the Future), The WB, 1999.

Himself, Clarkson, 1999.

Major Charles, "The Inner Sense: Parts 1 & 2," The Pretender, NBC, 2000.

Voice of King, "King's Ransom," Batman Beyond (animated; also known as Batman of the Future), The WB, 2000.

James Bond (in archive footage), "John Barry: Licence to Thrill," Omnibus, 2000.

(As G. Lazenby) Andere tijden de vergeten James Bond, ITV, 2002.

Himself, Through the Keyhole, 2004.

Inside Edition, syndicated, 2005.

Television Appearances; Other:

Michael, Cover Girls (pilot), 1977.

Roger Tory, Evening in Byzantium (miniseries), 1978.

Mario, Le secret d'Emmanuelle (also known as Emmanuelle's Secret), 1995.

Mario, Eternelle Emmanuelle (also known as Emmanuelle Forever and Emmanuelle pour toujours), 1995.

Mario, La revanche d'Emmanuelle (also known as Emmanuelle's Revenge), 1995.

Mario, Emmanuelle a Venise (also known as Emmanuelle in Venice), 1995.

Mario, L'amour d'Emmanuelle (also known as Emmanuelle's Love), 1995.

Mario, Le parfum d'Emmanuelle (also known as Emmanuelle's Perfume), 1995.

Mario, Magique Emmanuelle (also known as Emmanuelle's Magic), 1995.



Above It All, 1969.

Swiss Movement, 1969.

Shot on Ice, 1969.

(Uncredited) Himself, Life and Legend of Bruce Lee (also known as Bruce Lee: The Man and the Legend), 1973.

The Last Days of Bruce Lee, 1973.

(Uncredited) Himself, The Nude Bomb (also known as Maxwell Smart and the Nude Bomb and The Return of Maxwell Smart), 1980.

Himself and James Bond (in archive footage), Bonds Are Forever, 1983.

Himself (in archive footage), The Many Faces of Bond, 1989.

Death by Midadventure, 1993.

(English version) Voice, Yu yu hakusho: Eizo hakusho (anime), 1993.

Behind the Scenes with "Goldfinger" (also known as The Making of "Goldfinger"), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists Home Entertainment, 1995.

Three Decades of James Bond 007, Brentwood Home Video, 1995.

James Bond 007: Yesterday and Today, Brentwood Home Video, 1996.

(English version) Voice, Yu yu hakusho: Eizo hakusho 2 (anime), 1996.

Voice of Chauncey, Fox Hunt (video game), Redwood Communications, 1996.

The Path of the Dragon, 1998.

Inside "On Her Majesty's Secret Service," Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Home Entertainment, 2000.

Harry Saltzman: Showman, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists Home Entertainment, 2000.

James Bond (in archive footage), Ken Adam: Designing Bond, 2000.

James Bond (in archive footage), Inside Q's Laboratory, 2000.

(Uncredited) James Bond (in archive footage), Inside "You Only Live Twice," 2000.

James Bond (in archive footage), Inside "The Man with the Golden Gun," 2000.

James Bond (in archive footage), The Music of James Bond, 2000.

Himself (in archive footage), Silhouettes: The James Bond Titles, 2000.

James Bond (in archive footage), Double-O Stunts, 2000.

James Bond (in archive footage), Inside "Diamonds Are Forever," 2000.

(Uncredited) James Bond (in archive footage), Inside "Dr. No," 2000.

Fighter (in archive footage), Bruce Lee: A Warrior's Journey, 2000.

Fighter (in archive footage), Bruce Lee in G.O.D.: Shiboteki yugi, 2000.

Himself, Press Day in Portugal, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2006.

Casting on "Her Majesty's Secret Service," Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2006.

George Lazenby: In His Own Words, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Home Entertainment, 2006.

Himself (in archive footage), Premiere Bond: Opening Nights, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Home Entertainment, 2006.

Also voice for the English version of Yu yu hakusho (also known as The Ghost's White Report and Poltergeist Report: Yuu Yuu Hakusho; original shown in Japan as a television series).



Universal Soldier, 1971.



Empire, Issue 78, 1995, pp. 98-99.

Entertainment Weekly, November 24, 1995, p. 77.

People Weekly, December 13, 1999, p. 105.

TV Guide, November 9, 2002, pp. 34, 55.