Moore Bond is too violent November 13, 2008 Roger Moore critical of Bond violence Former Bond man Roger Moore has revealed that the portrayal of James Bond has become too violent for his tastes. The 81-year-old actor played 007 in the 1970s and early 80s, but admitted that the bloodshed was already increasing by his seventh outing in A View To A Kill. “That wasn’t Bond,” he told reporters. Speaking after the release of latest instalment Quantum Of Solace, he said: “I am happy to have done it, but I’m sad that it has turned so violent. That’s keeping up with the times, it’s what cinema-goers seem to want and it’s proved by the box office figures.” ‘Quantum Of Solace’, which opens in the US lthis weekend, has taken in more than $106 million worldwide so far.