Desmond Llewelyn — British Actor born on September 12, 1914, died on December 19, 1999

Desmond Wilkinson Llewelyn was a Welsh actor famously known for his role as Q in 17 of the James Bond films between 1963 and 1999... (wikipedia)

What is so brilliant about the gadgets is their simplicity.
My father died in 1930, but if you told him or anybody almost in that time that you'd be able to sit back in England and watch a cricket game in Australia, they'd have you put in the loony bin.
Actors never retire, they just get less and less work.