Los Angeles: Actor Geoffrey Holder, best known for his role as Baron Samedi in a James Bond movie "Live and Let Die", is dead. He was 84.
Holder died Sunday in New York from complications related to pneumonia, theguardian.com quoted a family spokesperson as saying.
Holder's other notable film works include "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" and "Doctor Dolittle".
Born in Port of Spain, Trinidad, Holder was equally known as a dancer, stage actor and choreographer.
He is survived by his wife and fellow Broadway actor Carmen de Lavallade, and their son Leo.