Yaphet Kotto, ‘Alien’ actor and Bond baddie, dead at 81
Kotto passed away on March 14 at 10:30 p.m. regional time in the Philippines, where he lived with his spouse, Goldhar stated. Details on the cause of death was not offered.
Kotto’s on-screen body of work started in the late ’60s and stayed stable through the ’90s. Because time, he collected a range of unforgettable functions that talked to his transformative skill.
His noteworthy movie work consists of functions in “Alien,” “The Running Man,” “Midnight Run” and “Live and Let Die,” in which he played renowned Bond bad guy Mr. Big.
In tv, his longest-running function was as Lt. Al Giardello on NBC’s “Homicide: Life on the Street.”
Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.