Yaphet Kotto

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Yaphet Kotto, James Bond villain and Alien actor, dead at 81
Yaphet Kotto in 1995
Yaphet Kotto in 1995 Credit: Kingkongphoto (Creative Commons Attribution 2.0)

Actor Yaphet Kotto, best known for playing a villain in the James Bond movie 'Live and Let Die' and a crew member in the sci-fi movie 'Alien', has died at the age of 81 in the Philippines

Kotto's wife Sinahon Thessa wrote on Facebook: "You played a villain on some of your movies but for me you're a real hero and to a lot of people also."