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  • Dalton has training in classical theater; he has pedigree, looks, class. But as Bond he is – face it – dull as dirt. Too much spoofing is bad (see Moore), none is deadly (see Dalton). show more

  • 80

    You may not like Timothy Dalton as Bond, but the fact is they could put a trained seal in the role and the movies would be basically the same. And by those standards, this one is pretty good. show more

  • In The Living Daylights, Dalton establishes his claim to the role; in the films that will follow, he'll have the chance to dig deeper. show more

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