Richard Kiel

Actor, Film actor

1939 – 2014

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Who was Richard Kiel?

Richard Dawson Kiel was an American actor, voice artist, and comedian, best known for his role as Jaws in the James Bond franchise; he also had cameos in many other James Bond video games. He was also known for roles in The Longest Yard, Silver Streak, Force 10 from Navarone, Pale Rider, and as Mr. Larson in Happy Gilmore. In television, he appeared as the Kanamit aliens in the classic The Twilight Zone episode "To Serve Man" and as Dr. Miguelito Loveless' assistant, Voltaire, in first-season episodes of The Wild, Wild West.

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Born
Sep 13, 1939
Detroit
Also known as
  • Richard Dawson Kiel
  • Richard Keil
  • Dick Kiel
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  • United States of America
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Died
Sep 10, 2014
Fresno

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on July 23, 2013

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