Richard Kiel, James Bond villain Jaws actor, dies aged 74

Richard Kiel, the actor who played the villain Jaws in the ‘ James Bond’ films has died at the age of 74.

The 218-centimetre actor, who’s character featured teeth of steel in 1977’s ‘The Spy Who Loved Me’ and 1979’s ‘Moonraker,’ had broken his leg recently following which he was taken to hospital, but it is not sure if the injury was the cause of his death,


Kiel, who had starred in many films during the 50 years of his career, was known for his line in the 1996 film ‘Happy Gilmore’ as Mr Larson, “And you can count, on me, waiting for you in the parking lot.”

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