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, best known for her portrayal of Miss Moneypenny in the 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 1,482,687 page views. Her biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia. Lois Maxwell is the 559th most popular actor (up from 620th in 2019), the 43rd most popular biography from Canada (up from 49th 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 559 out of 10,030Before her are Ken Watanabe, Raf Vallone, Erland Josephson, Elliott Gould, Buck Henry, and Anjelica Huston. After her are Terence Stamp, Richard Barthelmess, Peter Cushing, Scarlett Johansson, Robert Forster, and La Belle Otero.

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Among people born in 1927, Lois Maxwell ranks 50Before her are Harry Markowitz, John McCarthy, Jacques Mayol, George Andrew Olah, Robert Noyce, and Manfred Eigen. After her are Harry Mulisch, Raúl Alfonsín, George C. Scott, Hans-Dietrich Genscher, Abdul Basit 'Abd us-Samad, and Leszek Kołakowski. Among people deceased in 2007, Lois Maxwell ranks 28Before her are Nils Liedholm, Ernst Otto Fischer, Oscar Peterson, Richard Rorty, Momofuku Ando, and Kai Siegbahn. After her are Henri Troyat, Paul Watzlawick, Ian Smith, Vladimir Kryuchkov, Pierre-Gilles de Gennes, and Stanley Miller.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Lois Maxwell ranks 43 out of 1,130Before her are Jim Peebles (1935), Pamela Anderson (1967), John Charles Fields (1863), Howard Shore (1946), Oswald Avery (1877), and Robert Mundell (1932). After her are Dan Aykroyd (1952), Ralph M. Steinman (1943), Bertram Brockhouse (1918), James Randi (1928), Charles Taylor (1931), and Donald O. Hebb (1904).

Among ACTORS In Canada

Among actors born in Canada, Lois Maxwell ranks 9Before her are Christopher Plummer (1929), Jim Carrey (1962), Michael J. Fox (1961), William Shatner (1931), Mary Pickford (1892), and Pamela Anderson (1967). After her are Dan Aykroyd (1952), Ryan Reynolds (1976), Glenn Ford (1916), Conrad Bain (1923), Ryan Gosling (1980), and Mack Sennett (1880).

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