Bernard Lee

Bernard Lee

  • Born on
    • January 10th, 1908
  • Died on
    • January 16th, 1981
John Bernard "Bernard" Lee (10 January 1908 – 16 January 1981) was an English actor, best known for his role as M in the first eleven James Bond films.

Starring Bernard Lee on Plex


Acting (42 Credits)

1979Moonraker as M
1977The Spy Who Loved Me as M
1974The Man with the Golden Gun as M
1974Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell as Tarmut
1973Live and Let Die as M
1971Diamonds Are Forever as M
1969Crossplot as Chilmore
1969On Her Majesty's Secret Service as M
1967Operation Kid Brother as Commander Cunningham
1967You Only Live Twice as M
1965Dr. Terror's House of Horrors as Hopkins (segment "Creeping Vine")
1965Thunderball as M
1965The Spy Who Came in from the Cold as Patmore
1964Goldfinger as M
1963From Russia with Love as M
1962The L-Shaped Room as Charlie
1962Dr. No as M
1961Whistle Down the Wind as Mr. Bostock
1961The Secret Partner as D.S. Frank Hanbury
1960The Angry Silence as Bert Connolly
1960Sink the Bismarck! as Firing Officer (uncredited)
1959Breakout as Lieutenant Colonel Huxley
1959Kidnapped as Captain Hoseason
1958Nowhere to Go as Victor Sloane, alias Lee Henderson
1958Dunkirk as Charles Foreman
1958The Key as Cmdr. Wadlow
1957Fire Down Below as Doctor Sam
1957Across the Bridge as Chief Inspector Hadden
1956Pursuit of the Graf Spee as Captain Dove - M.S. Africa Shell
1956The Spanish Gardener as Leighton Bailey
1954The Purple Plain as Dr. Harris
1954The Detective as Inspector Valentine
1953Sailor of the King as Petty Officer 'Stokes' Wheatley
1953Beat the Devil as Insp. Jack Clayton
1952Glory at Sea as A.S. 'Stripey' Wood
1950Operation Disaster as Cmdr. Gates
1950The Blue Lamp as Inspector Cherry
1950Odette as Jack
1950Last Holiday as Inspector Wilton
1949The Third Man as Sergeant Paine
1948The Fallen Idol as Detective Hart
1948Quartet as Ned Preston, a Prison Visitor

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