Bob Simmons was an English sutnman best known for being Sean Connery's stunt-double on the James Bond films. Simmons actually portrayed Bond himself in the gunbarrel sequence to Dr. No, which was also used at the beginning of From Russia with Love and Goldfinger before the sequence was reshot with Connery for Thunderball. Simmons had a small role in this film, portraying SPECTRE agent Colonel Jacques Bouvar.
Bob Simmons died in 1987. He was 65 years old.