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Yaphet Kotto, Best Known For Bond Villain And Homicide: Life On The Street, Is Dead At 81

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Yaphet Kotto, Best Known For Bond Villain And Homicide: Life On The Street, Is Dead At 81

What fans will remember Yaphet Kotto for no doubt depends on their own taste and what movies or TV shows they were into, but it was likely his performance in the James Bond film Live And Let Die that attracted the most conversation. In the 007 movie, he plays Dr. Kananga, the leader of a Caribbean Island nation who doubles as a drug smuggler. It was the first Bond film with Roger Moore in the lead role, and it made some key changes from the book, specifically with Kotto’s Kananga. Rather than a large and creepy looking man, Kotto’s movie version is dashing and well-dressed, which allows him to be more of a direct foil for Bond, at least until he meets his demise in a particularly horrible and memorable way.

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