Bond, James Bond. We’ve all said or heard these words spoken at some point in our lives. With 23 feature films and dozens of books that follow the missions, adventures, and love interests of the savvy 007 agent, it’s no surprise that James Bond has become one of the world’s best known and loved secret agents in fiction.
The Bond character was first introduced to the world in 1953 by author Ian Fleming. Although Fleming penned only 12 books and two anthologies, the Bond character has lived on through history thanks to additional books by other authors, an early TV appearance, and a handful of Hollywood’s leading men. The following infographic from North American Investigations will take you through the timeline of the greatest Bond actors, gadgets, weapons, cars, and kills.