COWARD, SIR NOËL

Entry Source: The James Bond Movie Encyclopedia by Steven Jay Rubin


(December 16, 1899–March 26, 1973): British actor/writer/director/composer who was author Ian Fleming’s first choice to play the title character in Dr. No. However, after receiving Fleming’s cable, the actor replied, “Dear Ian. The answer to Dr. No is No! No! No! No!”