Timothy Dalton

Timothy Dalton

British actor (born 1946)
Timothy Dalton

Timothy Leonard Dalton Leggett (; born 21 March 1946), known by the stage name Timothy Dalton, is a British actor. He was the fourth actor to portray fictional secret agent James Bond in the Eon Productions film series, where he starred in The Living Daylights (1987) and Licence to Kill (1989). He has also appeared in the films Flash Gordon (1980), The Rocketeer (1991), Looney Tunes: Back in Action (2003), Hot Fuzz (2007), and The Tourist (2010). On television, Dalton has played Mr. Rochester in Jane Eyre (1983), Rhett Butler in Scarlett (1994), Rassilon in Doctor Who (2009–2010), Sir Malcolm Murray on Penny Dreadful (2014–2016), and the Chief on Doom Patrol (2019–present).

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Timothy Dalton was born on Thursday, 21 March 1946 in Colwyn Bay, Wales. His full name at birth was Timothy Peter Dalton. He is best known as an actor. Dalton's country of citizenship (nationality) is British. Timothy attended high school at Hebert Strutt Grammar School. He is 6' 2" (188 cm) tall with an athletic build. He has blue eyes and dark brown hair (color). His net worth is reported to be $10,000,000 US dollars. Timothy Dalton is 78 years old and his zodiac star sign is Aries.

You can find people similar to Timothy Dalton by visiting our lists Male actors of Irish descent and Male actors of English descent.

Full name at birth
Timothy Peter Dalton
Claim to fame
James Bond
Date of birth
21 March 1946
Place of birth
Colwyn Bay, Wales
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Net worth
$10,000,000 USD
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Hebert Strutt Grammar School
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On playing a character: "You can't relate to a superhero, to a superman, but you can identify with a real man who in times of crisis draws forth some extraordinary quality from within himself and triumphs but only after a struggle. Real courage is knowing what faces you and knowing how to face it." (source: "The Making of LICENCE TO KILL" by Sally Hibbin. Eon Productions Ltd. and Glidrose Publications Ltd., 1979.)
  • Initially agreed to play James Bond for a third time in GoldenEye (1995), but after further script delays he resigned from the role, believing that too much time had passed since Licence to Kill (1989).
  • His partner, Oksana, gave birth in London to a boy, Alexander on 7 August 1997.
  • Green eyes
  • According to the James Bond film tailors in London, at 6' 2" he is the tallest of all the Bond actors. The tailors who have fitted and measured each of the 5 Bonds over the years claim the following heights for each of the other Bond actors: Sean Connery 6' 1 1/2" without shoes, George Lazenby 6' 1 1/2" without shoes, Roger Moore 6' 1" without shoes and Pierce Brosnan 6' 1" without shoes.
  • In mid 1986, he and Sylvester McCoy were performing together with Vanessa Redgrave in a season of Shakespeare at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket. Dalton and McCoy sympathized with each other about the difficulty in finding good long-term acting jobs. A year later, McCoy was Dr Who and Dalton was James Bond.

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