Bond villain Geoffrey Holder dies at 84

Oct 08, 2014, 08:45 IST | IANS

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.

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