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1967 James Bond Auditions. Between Sean Connery and Roger Moore playing franchise secret agent James Bond there was actor George Lazenby. In photographer Loomis Dean from Life magazine went along to the casting sessions and captured the five different actors and various Bond girls auditioning. Lazenby eventually bagged the job as 007, however he only starred in one film “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service” in 1969.

1967 James Bond Auditions. Between Sean Connery and Roger Moore playing franchise secret agent James Bond there was actor George Lazenby. In photographer Loomis Dean from Life magazine went along to the casting sessions and captured the five different actors and various Bond girls auditioning. Lazenby eventually bagged the job as 007, however he only starred in one film “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service” in 1969.

George Lazenby and Geoffrey Cheshire, behind the scenes on the set of 'On Her Majesty's Secret Service' 1968

On October 5, 1962 the first of 23 Bond films hit theaters. Ever wondered what it takes to be James Bond? LIFE photographed a set of James Bond auditions in 1967, see for yourself here. Pictured: On Her Majesty’s Secret Service director Peter R. Hunt oversees a test love scene between John Richardson and an actress, moving her leg just so.

1967 James Bond Auditions. Between Sean Connery and Roger Moore playing franchise secret agent James Bond there was actor George Lazenby. In photographer Loomis Dean from Life magazine went along to the casting sessions and captured the five different actors and various Bond girls auditioning. Lazenby eventually bagged the job as 007, however he only starred in one film “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service” in 1969.

1967 James Bond Auditions. Between Sean Connery and Roger Moore playing franchise secret agent James Bond there was actor George Lazenby. In photographer Loomis Dean from Life magazine went along to the casting sessions and captured the five different actors and various Bond girls auditioning. Lazenby eventually bagged the job as 007, however he only starred in one film “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service” in 1969.

1967 James Bond Auditions. Between Sean Connery and Roger Moore playing franchise secret agent James Bond there was actor George Lazenby. In photographer Loomis Dean from Life magazine went along to the casting sessions and captured the five different actors and various Bond girls auditioning. Lazenby eventually bagged the job as 007, however he only starred in one film “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service” in 1969.

1967 James Bond Auditions. Between Sean Connery and Roger Moore playing franchise secret agent James Bond there was actor George Lazenby. In photographer Loomis Dean from Life magazine went along to the casting sessions and captured the five different actors and various Bond girls auditioning. Lazenby eventually bagged the job as 007, however he only starred in one film “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service” in 1969.

1967 James Bond Auditions. Between Sean Connery and Roger Moore playing franchise secret agent James Bond there was actor George Lazenby. In photographer Loomis Dean from Life magazine went along to the casting sessions and captured the five different actors and various Bond girls auditioning. Lazenby eventually bagged the job as 007, however he only starred in one film “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service” in 1969.