He may have Irish charm and James Bond's sophistication but even PIERCE BROSNAN failed to talk his way out of a parking ticket.

The star spotted a warden giving his Aston Martin car a $50 (GBP30) ticket in Malibu, America and attempted to stop her.

He said, "Oh, ma'am I was hardly here two minutes. I'll give you an autograph."

However, Brosnan had no luck, and was told, "No deal. Now if you were Denzel Washington."