Ivar Felix Bryce was a British intelligence agent who inspired author Ian Fleming to create the character James Bond.
Fleming met Bryce when he was 11 while on holday in Cornwall. The who later attended Eton College in England together. Fleming dedicated his 4th novel, 'Diamonds Are Forever' to Bryce. Fleming also named his character, Felix Leiter, after Bryce.
Bryce later helped Fleming find his vacation home in Jamaica. The home was named 'Goldeneye' after Bryce's wartime project in Spain, "Operation Goldeneye". 'Goldeneye' became the name of the 17th Bond film.
By jdubble07 @ 2016-10-31 12:34:35