Which Actor Played Major Boothroyd (Q) in the James Bond Film Dr No?

What was the name of the actor who played the armorer Major Boothroyd in the first James Bond film “Dr. No”?

The actor who played Major Boothroyd, better known as Q in the 1962 Bond film Dr No was Peter Burton.

This was Burton’s one and only appearance as Q in the James Bond series of movies. He was later replaced by Welsh actor Desmond Llewelyn who went on to play the part for over 35 years.

Q stands for Quartermaster, he is the head of Q branch/division. Q is a firearms expert who advises and arms 007 with the latest in gun and ammunition technology.