BERKOWITZ | Regarding 007 and Race

The dry vodka Martini, shaken not stirred, the Aston Martin, the womanizing, the suave secret agent who saves the day — these are the things that make Bond, Bond. What about being white, is that part of the 007 persona? Well sure, every actor that has played Bond has been white, but is being white integral to being Bond? Depends on who you ask. There are traditionalists who say Bond is white, end of discussion.