James Bond star George Lazenby, 84, recovering after being rushed to hospital with head damage following fall


JAMES Bond star George Lazenby is recovering after he suffered a head damage following a fall and was hospitalised.

The actor, 84, took a tumble at his residence final month and was rushed to hospital for therapy and has been in a nursing residence in California for the previous few weeks.

The former 007 star, seen here in 2020, was rushed to hospital following a fall at his Los Angeles home


The previous 007 star, seen right here in 2020, was rushed to hospital following a fall at his Los Angeles residenceCredit score: Getty
George Lazenby shot to fame playing James Bond in On Her Majesty's Secret Service in 1969


George Lazenby shot to fame enjoying James Bond in On Her Majesty’s Secret Service in 1969Credit score: Alamy

His administration staff say the star is now again at his Los Angeles residence.

Anders Frejdh Administration took to X, previously Twitter, to replace followers on his well being.

They stated: “I am very completely happy to report our shopper George Lazenby has safely returned residence.

“After an unintentional fall at residence in November resulting in a head damage, he is rehabilitated properly due to the good staff at Beverly West Healthcare for which I, his household and mates are grateful for.

“Not simple getting previous however at 84, George has definitely demonstrated what a fighter he’s. Love and solely love.”

The Aussie actor performed the suave, fictional spy within the 1969 film On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, alongside Diana Rigg.

Lazenby, a former mannequin, had solely appeared in adverts earlier than being picked for the high-profile function, changing Sean Connery.

He had been protecting a low profile after he was kicked off a music tour final yr having made quite a lot of “creepy” and “express” remarks whereas being interviewed.

Lazenby had appeared on stage to be interviewed as a part of a tour known as The Music of James Bond, however upset members of the viewers in Perth together with his sexually express anecdotes.

He was then dropped from additional performances of the tour.

An viewers member informed 6PR, an Australian radio station: “He spent the entire interview simply speaking mainly about his sexual conquests, he was homophobic, he swore, he definitely wasn’t speaking about his Bond motion pictures, he downplayed The Queen, a day after she died.

“At one level he named an Australian cricketer whose daughter he was chasing and he stated he dragged the daughter out of the pub and put her within the automotive in London, which is horrific… he named girls he had slept with, and there have been youngsters within the viewers, and a variety of households who had introduced their youngsters in all probability to their first classical music live performance.

“It was creepy, it was offensive… He was disgusting, there is no two methods about it.”

Having been jeered off the stage, Lazenby stated he was “saddened to listen to” that his tales had triggered and offence and he had solely wished to “entertain”.

He stated in an announcement: “I personally have mates inside my shut circle who’re homosexual and I might by no means want to offend anybody.

“Having been surrounded by robust girls all my life, I’ve all the time admired and revered girls and their needs.

“It was by no means my intention to make hurtful or homophobic feedback and I’m actually sorry if my tales that I’ve shared many instances had been taken that means.”

Diana Rigg starred alongside Lazenby in the sixth film in the Bond movie franchise


Diana Rigg starred alongside Lazenby within the sixth movie within the Bond film franchiseCredit score: Kobal Assortment – Shutterstock


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