Ian Fleming (1908–1964) was born in London and educated at Eton and Sandhurst. During World War II, he served in British Naval Intelligence, playing a key role in shaping the prototype CIA. His wide-ranging, fast-paced life would provide the backdrop for his beloved spy novels featuring the perennially charming James Bond.
Rory Kinnear is a British actor who appeared in the James Bond films Skyfall and Quantum of Solace. Also an accomplished stage actor, he won a Laurence Olivier Award for his performance as Sir
Foppling Flutter in The Man of Mode at the Royal National Theatre in 2008.