Live And Let Die

Birthday of Yaphet Kotto from ‘Live and Let Die’ [1939]

November 15th, 2018 by

Yaphet Kotto, who played Kananga/Mr Big in Live and Let Die, was born in New York City on 15th November 1939.

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Death of Quarrel Jr actor Roy Stewart [2008]

October 27th, 2018 by

Roy Stewart, who played Quarrel Junior in Live And Let Die died on 27th October 2008 in London. Before becoming an actor, Stewart owned a gym in London, worked as a stuntman and opened a Caribbean restaurant. Much of his acting career was on the small screen, notably in a number of early episodes of  Dr […]

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Julius W Harris (Tee Hee in Live And Let Die) died on this day in 2004

October 17th, 2018 by

Julius W Harris who played Tee Hee Johnson in Live And Let Die died on 17th October 2004 in California aged 81. Harris had worked as a nurse and a bouncer in the jazz clubs of New York before winning his first screen role in Nothing But a Man (1964). He later appeared in blaxploitation movies such as Superfly […]

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Death of Baron Samedi actor Geoffrey Holder [2014]

October 5th, 2018 by

Multi-talented Geoffrey Holder, who played Baron Samedi in Live And Let Die, died on 5th October 2014 after suffering from pneumonia. Born in  Trinidad in 1930, Holder worked as actor, dancer, choreographer, director, costume designer, singer, painter and voice over artist. Playing one of the most memorable characters in all the James Bond film, he made the […]

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Anniversary of Derek Meddings’ death [1995]

September 10th, 2018 by

Renowned special effects wizard Derek Meddings died on 10th September 1995 from colorectal cancer. In Goldeneye’s credits, on which he worked, a dedication reads; “To the memory of Derek Meddings”. As well as his work on the James Bond films, Meddings was known for Gerry Anderson’s supermarionation TV shows and on the Superman movies with Christopher […]

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Birthday of Julius W. Harris from ‘Live and Let Die’ [1923]

August 17th, 2018 by

Julius W. Harris, who played Tee Hee in Live and Let Die, was born in Philadelphia on 17th August 1923.

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Birthday of Geoffrey Holder from ‘Live and Let Die’ [1930]

August 1st, 2018 by

Geoffrey Holder, who memorably played Baron Samedi in Live and Let Die, was born in Trinidad and Tobago on 1st August 1930. Photo: GeoffreyHolder by Nightscream. Licensed under CC BY 3.0.

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Anniversary of Live And Let Die première [1973]

July 6th, 2018 by

The Live And Let Die world première took place on 6th July 1973 at the Odeon Leicester Square, nine days after it had opened in the United States.

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Anniversary of Live And Let Die US opening [1973]

June 27th, 2018 by

Roger Moore’s first 007 movie, Live And Let Die, opened in the United States on 27th June 1973, more than a week ahead of the world première in London.

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Birthday of JW Pepper actor Clifton James [1921]

May 29th, 2018 by

Clifton James, who played Sheriff JW Pepper in Live and Let Die and The Man with the Golden Gun was born in Spokane, Washington on 29th May 1921.

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