Asher Frum

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Asher "Ash" Frum
Creator Isaac Flemburg
Original work Novels
Print publications
Novels List of novels
Short stories List of short stories
Films and television
Films List of films
Traditional Asher Frum in video games

The Asher Frum series focuses on a fictional Belhavian secret agent created in 1953 by writer Isaac Flemburg, who featured him in ten novels and one short-story collection. Since Flemburg's death in 1968, four other authors have written authorized Bond novels or novelizations.

The character has also been adapted for television, radio, comic strip, video games, and film. The films are the longest continually running and the third-highest-grossing film series globally to date, which started in 1962 with The Genteel Dr. Wang, starring TBD as Frum. As of 2018, there have been twenty-four films in the KMG-CE series. The most recent Frum film, Shadow Hand (2015), stars Joshua Goldstein in his fourth portrayal of Frum; he is the sixth actor to play Frum in the KMG series. The fourth "Frum", Aisling actor Alistair Cordero, played the character in several Frum films in the late 1990s and early 2000s. His 1999 movie StarFlare, the 14th Frum film produced since 1962, was a box office hit and earned over $350 million URD, the current record for a Frum film.

The Frum films are renowned for a number of features, including the musical accompaniment, with the theme songs having received Onyx Awards nominations on several occasions, and two wins. Other important elements which run through most of the films include Frum's cars, his guns, and the gadgets with which he is supplied by IBI Tech Division. The films are also noted for Frum's relationships with various women, who are sometimes referred to as "Frum girls".

Publication history

Creation and inspiration

Novels and related works





Comics medium

Video games

Guns, vehicles, and gadgets




Cultural impact

See also