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Originally posted 09/27/2013 02:45PM
Animal advocacy groups need not fret over finding the right spokesman anymore because there's one who's happy to lend a hand: Bond. James Bond.
Actor Pierce Brosnan provided original artwork for a new license plate commissioned by the California Spay and Neuter License Plate Fund Inc. and California Veterinary Medical Board.
"This license plate will provide much-needed funds which will enable people who couldn't necessarily afford to spay or neuter their pets to do so," said the actor, whose drawing of his own adopted pets, dog Shilo and cat Angel Baby, graces the plate.
Known as the Pet Lover's License Plate, it's currently available for sale through the California DMV, or can be purchased at PetLoversPlate.com. Standard plates are $50, while personalized plates cost $98.
Originally posted 07/13/2013 10:30AM
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Originally posted 07/07/2013 01:30PM
During the last years of his daughter's life, Pierce Brosnan tried everything.
As Charlotte, 41, was becoming very ill from ovarian cancer, "Pierce was willing to pick up the phone and call anyone, go anywhere, take her anywhere, do anything for her at anytime,” says Lisa Paulsen, president of the Entertainment Industry Foundation and a longtime Brosnan family friend.
Despite his best efforts to get her into the latest clinical trials, Charlotte lost her three-year battle with the disease on June 28.
Originally posted 07/03/2013 11:00AM
Pierce Brosnan is returning to work following the death of his daughter, Charlotte, from ovarian cancer.
The actor was seen on set Tuesday shooting action scenes in Belgrade, Serbia, for the upcoming film November Man, a spy thriller based on the novels by Bill Granger.
According to a press release, the movie follows an ex-CIA operative who is brought back in on a dangerous mission, pitted against his former pupil in a deadly game involving CIA and Russian officials.
Originally posted 07/01/2013 07:10PM
After a three-year battle with ovarian cancer, Pierce Brosnan's daughter Charlotte has died, PEOPLE has learned.
"On June 28 at 2 p.m. my darling daughter Charlotte Emily passed on to eternal life, having succumbed to ovarian cancer," Brosnan, 60, tells PEOPLE exclusively. "She was surrounded by her husband Alex, children Isabella and Lucas and brothers Christopher and Sean."
"Charlotte fought her cancer with grace and humanity, courage and dignity. Our hearts are heavy with the loss of our beautiful dear girl. We pray for her and that the cure for this wretched disease will be close at hand soon," the actor continues. "We thank everyone for their heartfelt condolences."
Originally posted 11/03/2011 06:30PM
There's a new Bond girl on the block.
French actress Bérénice Marlohe was revealed as the latest Bond girl at Thursday's press conference for Skyfall, the 23rd installment of the James Bond franchise.
Marlohe joins a long line of glamorous actresses – including Halle Berry, Eva Green, Teri Hatcher and Denise Richards – who have taken on the coveted role.
What can we expect from the latest Bond beauty?
Originally posted 06/04/2010 05:10PM
As British spy James Bond, Pierce Brosnan battled many fictional bad guys – but now the actor is fighting for a good cause: He wants to help save the whales.
In a new PSA for the International Fund for Animal Welfare, Brosnan directly addresses President Barack Obama, telling him that "whales face more threats today than ever before" from everything from pollution to professional whalers to climate change.
Originally posted 02/16/2010 08:55AM
Robert Pattinson is not exactly known for being overly gregarious with his fans in public. But who knows – that could change if he keeps hanging out with Pierce Brosnan.
The two actors worked together in the upcoming film Remember Me, and in their downtime together, the former James Bond, 56, mentored the young Twilight heartthrob in the art of handling the gawking masses.
"He's totally recognizable, and he makes no effort to tone it down," Pattinson tells Vogue for its March issue. "Some people were glancing over at us in the restaurant, and he just went over and introduced himself. And it does work. It dissipates all the attention."
Originally posted 11/08/2008 08:05PM
Former James Bond actor Pierce Brosnan thinks that President-elect Barack Obama would make a good 007.
Originally posted 07/17/2008 04:20PM
He may no longer be Bond – but Pierce Brosnan still leaves ladies shaken and stirred.
"Total smooch factor!" That's how Mamma Mia!'s director Phyllida Lloyd described his appeal as she made her way into the movie's New York premiere Wednesday night.
"He's incredibly smoochy," concurred producer Judy Craymer, who created the idea for both the Broadway show and the film. "There isn't a 15-year-old or an 85-year-old who doesn't love Pierce."
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