Bond villain actor Richard Kiel dies at age 74 -hospital

Reuters News
Posted: Sep 10, 2014 9:11 PM

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actor Richard Kiel, best known for playing metal-mouthed James Bond villain Jaws, died on Wednesday at a hospital in Fresno, California. He was 74.

Kiel died at Saint Agnes Medical Center, hospital spokeswoman Kelley Sanchez said. She did not reveal any further details on the cause of his death, citing patient confidentiality.

(Reporting by Piya Sinha-Roy; Editing by Ken Wills)