He was the first to bring James Bond to the big screen and played the role seven times.
He will address the nation at 16:00 GMT as stricter measures could be announced in England.
Renters and the self employed could be among those facing tough times this winter, charities warn.
Warnings for rain in Northern Ireland, much of Scotland, Wales and parts of England are in force.
Two men were in the industrial-sized dryer when the third's ankles became trapped as he crawled in.