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Celebrities Honor Sir Roger Moore With Touching Tributes On Social Media

"To my first hero, Sir Roger Moore, I salute you and your work and thank you for the fun you have given me," wrote actor Jim Howick.
Roger Moore as James Bond on set of "For Your Eyes Only," 1981. 
Roger Moore as James Bond on set of "For Your Eyes Only," 1981. 

Sir Roger Moore, the longest-serving James Bond actor in the franchise, died on Tuesday after a battle with cancer.

His family shared the sad news with a statement on Twitter, writing, “We know our own love and admiration will be magnified many times over, across the world, by people who knew him for his films, his television shows and his passionate work for UNICEF which he considered his greatest achievement.” 

Upon hearing the news, touching notes from celebrities began pouring in on social media. 

“RIP Sir Roger Moore. My first Bond and one of the first actors that I loved as a kid. And a lovely, funny, warm person to boot. Farewell,” wrote director Edgar Wright, while actor Jim Howick called Moore his “first hero.” 

Read more of the touching tributes below:

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