(From left) British actress Naomi Harris, French actress Lea Seydoux, British actor Daniel Craig, Italian actress Monica Bellucci and Austrian actor Christoph Waltz pose during an event to launch the 24th James Bond film, Spectre, at Pinewood Studios near London on Thursday. Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Gold Standard: In NPR's survey, most readers chose Sean Connery (above, in Goldfinger), as the best James Bond. Daniel Craig placed second in our survey. The Kobal Collection hide caption

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