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Queen's Corgi From Olympic Games 'James Bond' Sketch Dies

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Sep. 9 2012, Published 4:40 a.m. ET

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By Radar Staff

RIP Secret Agent Monty.

One of Queen Elizabeth ll's beloved corgis, one of the royal pooches who starred in the sketch for the Olympics opening ceremony, has died.

Monty was one of three corgis who greeted actor Daniel Craig as he arrived at Buckingham Palace to accept a mission from the Queen.

He also ran down the steps and performed tummy rolls in the now famous scene that opened the games in London.

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The 13-year-old pooch - who was previously owned by the Queen Mother - was the oldest of the royal corgis and leaves behind his furry co-stars Willow and Holly.

While the palace confirmed the death, the royal spokesperson did not provide details on when or how Monty died.

Dog lovers everywhere are sending their condolences.


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