British super spy James Bond has lived an incredibly dangerous and exciting life

With the opening of “Spectre,” the latest James Bond film and the fourth to star Daniel Craig as Ian Fleming’s complicated, sexy, and extremely lethal super spy, we have an opportunity to look back over his biography.

We culled these dates and events from around the web and from own memory banks as borderline Bond obsessives. It obviously isn’t comprehensive. And bear in mind that with the Bond cinematic franchise now over 50 years old, some dramatic licence has been taking with his age.

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