Lazenby: Bond role has changed
Published 25/02/2013 | 00:56
Former James Bond George Lazenby has said Daniel Craig's depiction of the super spy is "a little cold".
George took over the role from Sean Connery for just one movie - On Her Majesty's Secret Service - in 1969.
But speaking at a British Consul reception in Los Angeles, the 73-year-old said he hasn't stayed up to date with the changes in the franchise.
"I saw the first one Daniel Craig did and I thought he was a good actor. I wish I had known as much about acting as he does to begin with.
"He's a little cold but that may be the way the trend is going. People are much colder today that when I was hanging around."
In spite of these changes, George said he's happy there's still life in the 50-year-old franchise.
"I enjoy the fact it's still around, I must have had something to do with that, I had to fill the gap after Connery.
"Bond has a good formula, most men would like to be able to go out with any woman he puts his eyes on, win at gambling and have a nice car to drive and be able to shoot people who get in your way. It's what every man would love, to be able to win every fight."