Date of Birth:
12 September 1914
Desmond Llewelyn played in 7 movies in the Action, Adventure, Thriller, Music, Sci-Fi, Music genres.
Desmond Llewelyn got succeed with average imdb rating 6.6.
He appeared in the "The Big Breakfast" (1999) in early December 1999.
He died after he was driving home from a booksigning to promote his autobiography in East Sussex and his car collided head-on with another.
Ironically, he admitted on Ireland's Gerry Ryan Radio Show in May 1999 that he, "Q" (aka Major Boothroyd), personally detested gadgets.
On why he disliked Americans: In World War II, Desmond was rescued from a German POW camp by an American GI. When he told the soldier he'd been there for five years, the American replied, "Aw, cut it out. War's only been on for three years," forgetting that it was only the United States that had been at war for three years. Upon telling his story to Ian Bulloch, an American stuntman on the set of Thunderball (1965), Bulloch replied, "Maybe the Yank should've left you there!".
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