Actor Richard E. Grant has shared a funny story about the late Roger Moore from the set of Spice World. The film is a rockumentary-style parody that features the pop group, the Spice Girls, living their melodic adventures throughout London. Grant assumed the part of their manager, Clifford, who does everything he can to cash in on the group’s prosperity, while getting them from one venue to the next. A classically trained actor, Grant is no stranger to taking on comedic or unique roles, as well as dramatic ones, including memorable parts in movies like Hudson Hawk, The Player, and Bram Stoker’s Dracula. He additionally fiddles with the enormous spending world with roles in movies like Logan and Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.
While working with Moore on Spice World, Grant recalls meeting the actor for the first time in an interview with Vulture, and how quieted everyone was the point at which he displayed on set. Grant says that Moore broke the ice by saying so anyone might hear, “Do I owe anyone any cash in here?” This appeared to relax the cast and crew and prompted Grant to reveal an even more hilarious story to Moore. Grant told the legendary actor that an ex-girlfriend had named his penis “Roger Moore” because of it just having two expressions, which Moore thought was very funny. Check out his full retelling of the story beneath:
Moore passed away in 2017 at 89 years old, however left behind a long tradition of movies, the most notable being his seven Bond films. The actor started his career in Hollywood features starting in the 1950s, starring in a number of movies and TV shows, including a role as Beau Maverick in the Maverick series. From there, he was cast in the covert agent series, The Saint, which was later remade in the ’90s with Val Kilmer as a feature. After his Bond days were over, Moore rarely acted, taking a long break and popping up in odd roles from time-to-time, including Spice World.
Grant has been a staple character actor and has worked consistently in Hollywood since 1987. His latest work includes an appearance as Classic Loki in Marvel’s Disney+ series, Loki. Grant stole the show when he was on screen, by and by proving his weight as an actor and the credibility he can bring to any role, even when dressed in a senseless ensemble. The actor’s comical inclination and professionalism are consistently on display, and he’s even shared similar stories to the one with Moore in his autobiography, With Nails: The Film Diaries of Richard E. Grant. Whether he’s playing Clifford in Spice World, Renfield in Bram Stoker’s Dracula or Classic Loki in Loki, Grant continues to be a consummate professional and a welcome expansion to any project he’s a part of. What’s more, more than likely, he’s probably got a ton of great stories to tell on those sets.