RSS
James Bond's 50th anniversary: Who's the best 007?
Six different actors have sipped martinis as the iconic superspy in the past half-century — and Bond fans can't seem to agree on who wore the tuxedo best
James Bond's 50th Anniversary: Who's the best 007? Facebook/James Bond 007
D

ust off your tuxedos and get your martini shakers ready, 007 fans: The film franchise is turning 50. It's been a busy half-century for the superspy, who has been played by six different actors in no less than 22 films — with a 23rd, titled Skyfall, set for release on Nov. 9. With so many choices, who is the best James Bond? Here, critics make the case for six actors who gave us five decades of 007:

 

EDITORS' PICKS

THE WEEK'S AUDIOPHILE PODCASTS: LISTEN SMARTER

Subscribe to the Week