'James Bond' Actor Roger Moore's Stepdaughter Dies of Cancer at age 47: 'We Are Heartbroken'

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Sir Roger Moore is mourning the loss of his stepdaughter, Christina Knudsen.
The 88-year-old Octopussy actor shared the devastating news on Tuesday that Knudsen died of cancer. She was 47 years old.
"Our beautiful daughter Christina (aka Flossie) lost her battle with cancer 25 July at 10 a.m.," Moore tweeted alongside a smiling pic of Knudsen. "We are heartbroken."
"We were all with her, surrounding her with love, at the end," he added.
Knudsen is the daughter of heiress Kristina Tholstrup -- Moore's fourth wife. Tholstrup and Moore married in 2002.
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In 2014, Knudsen launched the dating agency, Ochun. The idea came to her after she found herself single in her early 30s, after her 2002 split from her ex-husband, investment banker Nikolaj Albinus. In a 2014 interview with The Evening Standard, she credited Moore for having an enormously positive impact on her life.
"I think I didn’t know myself that well when I got married and felt pressurized by society," she said. "I wasn’t yet able to listen to who I was and what I really wanted. I was in difficult relationships but all that changed when my mother met Roger."