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

by Antoinette Bueno 9:15 AM PDT, July 26, 2016
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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.

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"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."

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