Guy Hamilton died at age 93. He directed both Sean Connery (in "Goldfinger" and "Diamonds are forever") and Roger Moore (in "Live and let die" and "The man with the golden gun")

He also directed Michael Caine in the war movie 'Battle of Britain' and the British cold war spy movie 'Funeral in Berlin' (in the Harry Palmer franchise, which was sort of a James Bond knock off).

He worked with Harrison Ford on 'Force 10 from Navarone' and with Angely Lansbury who portrayed Miss Marple in the Agatha Christie based movie 'The Mirro Crack'd'.

Guy Hamilton started out as Carol Reed's assistant. The collaborated on the legendary movie 'The third man'. In a few scenes he was Orson Welles' double.


picture taken when Hamilton was making The Battle of Britain