Daniel Craig

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This is not the kind of makeover producers were thinking of when they cast Daniel Craig as 007.

The James Bond star has revealed he underwent cosmetic surgery after a mishap on the set of the latest spy caper, Quantum of Solace, in addition to having a shoulder operation for an unrelated injury.

In an interview with Elle magazine, Craig acknowledged requiring a little nip/tuck after severing his fingertip and sustaining a gash on his face that needed eight stitches after accidentally getting kicked by one of his costars while doing his own stunts.

According to the 40-year-old actor, the June incident was merely a "stupid inconvenience because we had to stop filming."

"But they gave me an excellent plastic surgeon," he said.

As for his shoulder, Craig's rep said the actor had surgery a few weeks ago to fix a problem that had been bugging him for a while now and had nothing to do with his role as the martini-swilling secret agent.

As a result, he's been spotted sporting a sling around his arm while making the publicity rounds for Quantum, which hits theaters in the U.S. on Nov. 14, two weeks after its U.K. release.

In the sit-down with Elle, Craig also copped to having a soft spot for Bond's boss, played in the last five films by Dame Judi Dench.

"M's gorgeous. All men have thought about her at least once in their lives," said Craig. "The great thing about Judi Dench is that she's the matriarch of British film. She has an innate power about her. And yes, Bond needs a woman like M to contain his nonsense and say, 'Look, 007, you've been an idiot!' But they won't sleep together. Not unless the cupboard gets very bare in terms of storylines."

No doubt Craig will wax further about the physical rigors of playing Bond as he's set to be the featured guest on the Oct. 17 Tonight Show With Jay Leno, his first appearance on the show.

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