Actor Richard Kiel has died. He is best known for hs legendary role as Jaws from the James Bond franchise.
Actor Richard Kiel has died at the age of 74 according to TMZ. If the name does not ring a bell, his famous role of Jaws in James Bond will. He appeared in The Spy Who Loved Me and in Moonraker. He also appeared in the famous TV comedy Happy Gilmore in 1996.
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Richard Kiel has been one of the tallest actors. He was 7 ft 1.5 in (2.17m). The height made him the perfect freak villain. In Bond he played the super strong villain with the metal teeth.
Watch below a scene of Jaws versus James Bond in the Spy Who Loved Me. Roger Moore never had to fight that hard before sleeping with a Bond girl.
See Richard Kiel's full profile on Wikipedia.
Fans of Richard Kiel took to Twitter to pay their respect. See some of the best Tweets below.
~~ TO SERVE MAN ~~ So long, Richard Kiel, thanks for giving us such unforgettable characters that will live forever. pic.twitter.com/WBpVhx6YWt— FrancescoFrancavilla (@f_francavilla) September 11, 2014
RIP Richard Kiel, JAWS from the James Bond movies and the originator of the hip hop tricked out grill.— The Sklar Brothers (@SklarBrothers) September 11, 2014
Richard Kiel's last major role was the voice of "Vlad" in Tangled. That's a solid final gig if you ask me. RIP.— Scott Weinberg (@scottEweinberg) September 11, 2014