Richard Kiel, 007 Villain 'Jaws,' Dies at 74


Richard Kiel, whose towering height and distinctive baritone voice defined his nearly 50-year career in television and films, most notably as the steely toothed James Bond villain Jaws, died Wednesday afternoon in Fresno, Calif. at the age of 74, TMZ reports. The actor had been hospitalized after breaking his leg earlier in the week, but it is still unclear if that was related to his death.

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DarkBlood2515d ago (Edited 2515d ago )

Well im almost reaching the movie he is in in my bond 50 set i already up past two roger moores 007 this is quite weird

Crazay2515d ago

Personally I'm not a Bond fan but I do remember seeing him on the TV as a kid and thinking he was a giant.

DarkBlood2514d ago

Hes also in happy gilmore but I only recently realise that

Crazay2514d ago

Oh ya. I forgot about that.

Anthotis2513d ago

"Oh, you can count..."

"And you can count on me waiting for you in the parking lot"

RIP Richard Kiel

WizzroSupreme2513d ago

I recall hearing that he was originally cast as The Hulk in the Bill Bixby series. There's still a screenshot of him in the role that they forgot/didn't have tine to cut out: