Meet The Tomorrow Never Dies Cast

The cast of Tomorrow Never Dies

Pierce Brosnan as James Bond

Pierce Brosnan as James Bond

Elliot Carver

Jonathan Pryce as Elliot Carver

Michelle Yeoh as Wai Lin

Michelle Yeoh as Mai Lin

Paris Carver

Teri Hatcher as Paris Carver

Götz Otto as Richard Stamper

Götz Otto as Richard Stamper

Ricky jay as Henry Gupta

Ricky Jay as Henry Gupta

Samantha Bond as Miss Moneypenny

Samantha Bond as Miss Moneypenny

Geoffrey Palmer as Admiral Roebuck

Geoffrey Palmer as Admiral Roebuck

Colin Salmon starred in 3 Bond films

Colin Salmon as Charles Robinson

vincent schiavelli was cast as Dr Kauffman in tomorrow never dies

Vincent Schiavelli as Dr. Kaufman

Goldeneye Joe Don Baker

Joe Don Baker as Jack Wade

The Tomorrow Never Dies Cast

Diving into the Tomorrow Never Dies cast, one is immediately thrust into a whirlpool of talent, sparkling with stars from yesteryears and neoteric gems. Think of it as a dinner party where each guest outshines the last.

Pierce Brosnan, who’d carved out his niche as Bond after a smashing GoldenEye, swans back onto the screen with the kind of ease that only comes with bespoke suits and Martinis shaken, not stirred. In his portrayal of 007, one senses that even if occasionally the plot trembled, Brosnan remained as resolute as the Royal Guard.

Michelle Yeoh, as Wai Lin, leaps onto this cinematic stage with a force so electric, it’s a wonder the celluloid didn’t catch fire. In the now-iconic handcuff scene, Yeoh and Brosnan present a symphony of coordinated chaos, as they’re bound, both literally and figuratively, in their pursuit of justice.


The sheer audacity of such a scenario – two elite agents, shackled together, weaving through the labyrinthine alleys of Saigon – is a testament to the film’s creative bravado. Their interplay, brimming with frenetic energy yet executed with balletic precision, highlights the uncanny partnership of Wai Lin and Bond.

Now, to Jonathan Pryce’s Elliot Carver – a media mogul whose ambitions soar higher than Fleet Street’s tallest spires. Carver isn’t merely a textbook megalomaniac, he’s an orchestral crescendo of ambition, a man whose thirst for power and wealth is as insatiable as Bond’s penchant for martinis.

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Actor Jonathan Pryce channels the very essence of a man who strides the hair-thin line between brilliance and bedlam. His ploy, revolving around a dastardly newspaper and geopolitical chicanery, is exactly the kind of wild ambition Bond antagonists are cherished for.

Then there’s the ravishing Teri Hatcher as Paris Carver. Once Bond’s paramour, now wed to the enemy – her presence is a potent cocktail of allure and nostalgia. Their fiery reunion stirs emotions, and her dramatic end? Classic Bond poignancy.

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Götz Otto steps in with a demeanor that screams ‘villain’. As Richard Stamper, his chillingly Teutonic edge ensures Bond’s not getting an easy pass. And speaking of challenges, American magician Ricky Jay as the ‘techno-terrorist’ Henry Gupta, keeps 007 on his tech-savvy toes.

Meanwhile, Vincent Schiavelli’s Dr. Kaufman is the sort of assassin you remember – those haunting eyes, that sinister glee, all embedded in a sequence where Bond’s iconic BMW plays a pivotal role.

Now, Judi Dench’s M – ah! The very essence of regal authority. Her reprisal for the second time was punctuated by the sheer audacity of her character, challenging not just Bond, but all of MI6.

And who could overlook that glorious put-down delivered to Geoffrey Palmer’s Admiral Roebuck?

In a moment of tension, Roebuck dares to challenge M with, “With all due respect, M, sometimes I don’t think you have the balls for this job.” No pun intended, I’m sure but Dench’s M responds with a razor-sharp precision that would make even the most seasoned agent wince.

“Perhaps. But the advantage is, I don’t have to think with them all the time,” BOOM! It’s a zinger for the ages, proving that in this world of spies, wit is just as deadly as a Walther PPK.

In sum, the Tomorrow Never Dies cast is a concoction of high-octane drama and playful camaraderie. While it might not reign supreme on everyone’s Bond leaderboard, the magnetic pull of its scenes and performances demand an encore viewing. The world of Bond – always dramatic, always sublime.

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The full cast of Tomorrow Never Dies

  • Pierce Brosnan
  • Michelle Yeoh – Wai Lin
  • Jonathan Pryce – Elliot Carver
  • Judi Dench – M
  • Teri Hatcher – Paris Carver
  • Samantha Bond – Miss Moneypenny
  • Desmond Llewelyn – Q
  • Götz Otto – Stamper
  • Gerard Butler – Leading Seaman #1
  • Joe Don Baker – Jack Wade
  • Colin Salmon – Charles Robinson
  • Vincent Schiavelli – Dr. Kaufman
  • Ricky Jay – Henry Gupta
  • Cecilie ThomsenProfessor Inga Bergstrom
  • Geoffrey Palmer – Admiral Roebuck
  • Julian Fellowes – Minister of Defence
  • Hugh Bonneville – Air Warfare Officer
  • Philip Kwok – General Chang
  • Daphne Deckers – PR Lady
  • Nadia Cameron-Blakey – Beth Davidson
  • Jason Watkins – Principal Warfare Officer
  • Nina Young – Tamara Steel
  • Pip Torrens – Captain
  • Laura Brattan – Staff Officer
  • Julian Rhind-Tutt – Yeoman
  • Al Matthews – Master Sergeant
  • Brendan Coyle – Leading Seaman
  • Michael Byrne – Admiral Kelly
  • Terence Rigby – General Bukharin
  • Bruce Alexander – Captain
  • Colin Stinton – Dr. Dave Greenwalt
  • Vincent Wang – MiG Pilot
  • Christopher Bowen – Cmdr. Richard Day
  • Mark Spalding – Stealth Boat Captain
  • Anthony Green – Firing Officer
  • Adam Barker – Sonar Operator
  • Rolf Saxon – Philip Jones
  • Liza Ross – Mary Golson
  • David Ashton – First Sea Lord
  • Eoin McCarthy – Yeoman
  • William Scott-Masson – Staff Officer
  • Hugo Napier – Jeff Hobbs
  • Andrew Hawkins – Lt. Cmdr. Peter Hume
  • Alex Reid
  • Laura Boccanera
  • Boris Bystrov
  • Sophie Schütt
  • Anna Kamenkova
  • Nichola McAuliffe

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Who directed Tomorrow Never Dies?

Tomorrow Never Dies was directed by Roger Spottiswoode.

Who were the producers of Tomorrow Never Dies?

Tomorrow Never Dies was produced by Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli.

Who wrote the screenplay for Tomorrow Never Dies?

The screenplay for Tomorrow Never Dies was written by Bruce Feirstein.

Who composed the music for Tomorrow Never Dies?

David Arnold composed the music for Tomorrow Never Dies.

Who sang the Tomorrow Never Dies theme song?

The theme for Tomorrow Never Dies was sung by Sheryl Crow.

When was Tomorrow Never Dies released?

Tomorrow Never Dies premiered in London on 9 December 1997. It was released in the UK on 12 December 1997 and in the USA on 19 December 1997.

What was the budget of Tomorrow Never Dies?

The budget for Tomorrow Never Dies was $110 million.

How much did Tomorrow Never Dies earn at the Box Office?

Tomorrow Never Dies grossed $333 million at the box office.