Geoffrey Holder, Bond villain and dancer, dies aged 84

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6 October 2014
Geoffrey Holder, Bond villain and dancer, dies aged 84
Godfrey Holder
Photo: Geoffrey Holder with Jane Seymour in a promotional image for Live and Let Die (1973)

Geoffrey Holder, the Tony-winning actor, dancer and choreographer known to millions as Baron Samedi in Bond movie Live and Let Die, has died at 84.

Born in Port of Spain in Trinidad and Tobago, Holder was also a composer, a designer and a celebrated painter.

He will be best remembered to many as the cackling Voodoo villain who dogged Roger Moore’s footsteps in his first outing as secret agent James Bond.

His other films included 1982 musical Annie, in which he played Punjab.

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