Caroline Bliss is an English actress who trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. She is a granddaughter of the composer Sir Arthur Bliss. She is best known for her appearance as M's secretary, Miss Moneypenny, in the James Bond films of the Timothy Dalton era. At the age of 26, she replaced the long-standing Lois Maxwell in the film The Living Daylights and Licence to Kill. She is the youngest actress to have played the role of Miss Moneypenny as the other actresses Lois Maxwell, Samantha Bond and Naomie Harris all began to play their roles at their thirties.