Tim Craig dead: Daniel Craig’s grief as his beloved father dies at 77

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Daniel Craig’s father, Tim Craig, has died at the age of 77.The James Bond star was heartbroken when his look-alike father lost his battle with liver cancer on Thursday last week.

Tim leaves behind his wife Kirsty, with whom he lived near Oswestry in Shropshire, as well as the children Daniel, 52, and his half-brother Harry.

It is believed that Kirsty and her two sons were with him during his last moments before his death.

Kirsty, whose birthday was the day after Tim’s tragic death, is sad to be “heartbroken” after losing her partner.

His father, Tim, beamed with pride after Daniel landed the iconic James Bond role that took his career to new heights.



Daniel Craig’s father, Tim, lost his battle with liver cancer

In fact, proud dad Tim and Daniel’s stepmom Kirsty attended the regional premiere of Casino Royale – Daniel’s first Bond venture in 2006.

Two years later, the couple once again showed their support for Daniel as they attended another regional premiere of Quantum of Solace.



Daniel is heartbroken after the death of his father

However, despite occasional public appearances, Tim has previously said he prefers to keep his family affairs private – and Daniel is following suit.

Speaking to the Chester Chronicle years ago, Tim said: “He [Daniel] don’t talk about me and I don’t talk about him, but naturally I am extremely proud of him because he is a very good actor. ”

Daniel’s reporter Laura Symons said the family will not make a statement.



Tim attended a regional premiere of Casino Royale in 2006

It comes as Daniel’s fifth and final Bond film, No Time To Die, is set to be released on November 12 in the UK.

The original release date has been forced to be pushed back due to the increase in coronavirus cases amid the lockdown.

Cinema bosses made the decision to move the version from April to November, even before the lockdown procedures were implemented, after “careful consideration and thorough assessment of the global theater market.”



Daniel’s father was always proud of his accomplishments

The film will see Mr. Bond having his work cut out for him at the box office to recoup the cost of making the film in the first place.

The 25th episode of the 007 film series is set to be the swan song of Bond actor Daniel Craig who will hang up his tuxedo after playing the skillful spy since Casino Royale in 2006.

And the final release of the Daniel cost £ 200million, according to accounts released by film production company B25.



Tim lived his life away from the spotlight

The price tag puts the new film way ahead in terms of costs compared to the last two Bond releases – 2015’s Specter costing £ 182million and 2012’s Skyfall costing £ 138million.

According to The Sun, the film’s final cost was £ 199.5million at the end of December last year – with costs calculated after filming ended last October.

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