How many U.K.-born actors have played the role of James Bond?
As of the end of 2016, James Bond has been played by a total of eight actors in 26 feature films. However, only six of these actors were born in the U.K.: “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service” star George Lazenby was born in Goulburn, Australia, while Barry Nelson – technically the first person to play Bond in the 1954 Climax! Series adaptation of “Casino Royale” – was actually American! Sean Connery and Roger Moore are tied with the most appearances as Bond, both having played the role in seven movies. Source: Act of Rage
The James Bond series focuses on a fictional British Secret Service agent created in 1953 by writer Ian Fleming, who featured him in twelve novels and two short-story collections