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Lois Maxwell

1927 - 2007

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Lois Ruth Maxwell (born Lois Ruth Hooker; 14 February 1927 – 29 September 2007) was a Canadian actress who portrayed Miss Moneypenny in the first fourteen Eon-produced James Bond films (1962–1985). She was the first actress to play the part. The films in which she played Miss Moneypenny were Dr. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lois Maxwell has received more than 1,614,121 page views. Her biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Lois Maxwell is the 595th most popular actor (down from 559th in 2019), the 45th most popular biography from Canada (down from 43rd in 2019) and the 9th most popular Canadian Actor.

Lois Maxwell is most famous for playing the role of Miss Moneypenny in the James Bond films.

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Among actors, Lois Maxwell ranks 595 out of 9,996Before her are Bruno Cremer, Douglas Fairbanks, Hattie McDaniel, Boris Karloff, Tom Berenger, and Brooke Shields. After her are Harry Dean Stanton, Terence Stamp, Silvana Armenulić, Ryan Reynolds, Claudette Colbert, and Milena Dravić.

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Among people born in 1927, Lois Maxwell ranks 50Before her are Rosemary Harris, Juan Almeida Bosque, John McCarthy, Harry Markowitz, Hans-Dietrich Genscher, and George Andrew Olah. After her are Daniel Keyes, Phil Hill, Robert Noyce, Eduardo Martínez Somalo, Sydney Brenner, and John Vane. Among people deceased in 2007, Lois Maxwell ranks 32Before her are Kai Siegbahn, Nils Liedholm, Richard Rorty, Abdul Rahman Arif, Paul Lauterbur, and Stanley Miller. After her are Marcheline Bertrand, Henri Troyat, Pierre-Gilles de Gennes, Vladimir Kryuchkov, Arthur Kornberg, and Paul Watzlawick.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Lois Maxwell ranks 45 out of 1,350Before her are Paul Anka (1941), Bertram Brockhouse (1918), Denis Villeneuve (1967), Mary Pickford (1892), Jim Peebles (1935), and Charles Brenton Huggins (1901). After her are Ryan Reynolds (1976), Carrie-Anne Moss (1967), Charles Taylor (1931), Elizabeth Arden (1878), Geneviève Bujold (1942), and Arthur B. McDonald (1943).

Among ACTORS In Canada

Among actors born in Canada, Lois Maxwell ranks 9Before her are Jim Carrey (1962), Christopher Plummer (1929), Michael J. Fox (1961), William Shatner (1931), Dan Aykroyd (1952), and Mary Pickford (1892). After her are Ryan Reynolds (1976), Carrie-Anne Moss (1967), Geneviève Bujold (1942), Pamela Anderson (1967), Glenn Ford (1916), and Ryan Gosling (1980).

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