Bond and Lincoln: Who Knew They Had So Much in Common?

It's not just good reviews and enthusiasm at the box office, these two screen heroes had tragic pasts, signature drinks, even special gadgets

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Updated: Monday Nov 12, 2012 | 04:00 PM EST By: Oliver Jones


Before his assassination, Lincoln had already lost two sons, including Willie in 1862. In On Her Majesty's Secret Service, Bond lost his wife Tracy (played by Diana Rigg) in a drive-by shooting on their wedding day, no less.