Desmond Llewelyn | actor [Bond movies; such as Goldfinger] The outbreak of World War II in September 1939 halted his acting career, and Llewelyn was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the British army. In 1940, he was captured by the German army in France, and was held as a POW for five years.

Desmond Llewelyn | actor [Bond movies; such as Goldfinger] The outbreak of World War II in September 1939 halted his acting career, and Llewelyn was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the British army. In 1940, he was captured by the German army in France, and was held as a POW for five years.

Desmond Llewelyn who played gadget maker "Q" in most of the "James Bond"-movies.

Desmond Llewelyn who played gadget maker "Q" in most of the "James Bond"-movies.

IMDB entry for Desmond Llewelyn. My favorite "Q". Apologies to John Cleese.

IMDB entry for Desmond Llewelyn. My favorite "Q". Apologies to John Cleese.

5 Essential James Bond Accessories

5 Essential James Bond Accessories

This is Q, and even though he has been played by three different actors there is no doubt that he is a nerd. This is the guy that comes up with all of those cool little gadgets that James Bond uses, so for that single reason this guy is a major nerd.

Famous PoW: Desmond Llewelyn resumed his acting career after five years in Colditz and achieved fame as Q in the James Bond films

Mysteries of Colditz Castle revealed as escape records of Allies' daredevil PoWs go online for the first time

Famous PoW: Desmond Llewelyn resumed his acting career after five years in Colditz and achieved fame as Q in the James Bond films

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