Tuesday, 7 October 2014
RIP Baron Samedi: James Bond Actor Geoffrey Holder Dies, Aged 84.Drive Hot News
Actor Geoffrey Holder, best known for playing voodoo villain Baron Samedi in James Bond’s ‘Live and Let Die’, has died aged 84. A spokesperson for the family revealed he died from complication of pneumonia on Sunday in Manhattan.
The Trinidadian was a Tony Award-winning stage director and costume designer as well as an accomplished actor and choreographer on stage and screen. His most famous movie roles were as top-hatted Baron Samedi opposite Roger Moore in the 1973 Bond adventure, and as Punjab, Daddy Warbucks’ personal butler in ‘Annie’.