JAMES BOND star Daniel Craig has tied the knot with Rachel Weisz, his publicist has confirmed.

Robin Baun, of Slate PR, which represents the 007 actor who was born in Chester and brought up in Hoylake, Wirral, said the pair had got married, but did not offer any details.

The British couple, who will play husband and wife in upcoming movie Dream House, have been quietly dating in real life.

According to reports, they tied the knot last Wednesday in New York, with only Craig’s teenage daughter Ella, Weisz’s five-year-old son Henry and two family friends as guests.

Craig, 43, rose to international stardom in 2006 when he became the sixth actor to play Bond in the movie franchise.

He will take on the role of the suave secret agent for a third time in the 23rd movie, due of released in October 2012.

His other film credits include Elizabeth, Layer Cake and upcoming film The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.

Weisz, 41, has appeared in movies including The Mummy and About A Boy.

Her role in 2005 film The Constant Gardener earned her an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress.

The actress’s son is from a previous relationship with Black Swan director Darren Aronofsky.