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Richard Kiel

Richard Dawson Kiel (born September 13, 1939) was an American actor best known for his role as the steel-toothed Jaws in the James Bond movies The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) and Moonraker (1979) as well as the video game Everything or Nothing, and Mr. Larson in Happy Gilmore. He was 7 feet 1.5  inches (2.18 m) tall in his prime but now due to injury and age, he is slightly under 7 feet tall. Description above from the Wikipedia article Richard Kiel, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Sep 13, 1939 In Detroit, Michigan, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The Rifleman 1958-09-30
Latest Project:
Movie Top Gear: 50 Years of Bond Cars 2012-10-29
Known For
Poster of Happy Gilmore
Poster of Moonraker
Poster of The Spy Who Loved Me
Poster of A Man Called Dagger
Movie Top Gear: 50 Years of Bond Cars Self 2012-10-29
Movie Tangled Vlad (voice) 2010-11-24
Movie Inside 'The Spy Who Loved Me' 2000-01-01
Movie Inside 'Moonraker' Unknown 2000-01-01
Movie Inspector Gadget Famous Big Guy with Silver Teeth 1999-07-23
Movie The Secrets of 007 Unknown 1997-12-04
Movie Happy Gilmore Mr. Larson 1996-02-16
Series E! True Hollywood Story Unknown 1996-03-29
Movie The World of James Bond 1995-10-29
Movie The Giant of Thunder Mountain Eli Weaver 1990-12-25
Movie Think Big Irving 1989-09-30
Series Superboy Unknown 1988-10-08
Movie Pale Rider Club 1985-06-28
Movie Mob Busters 1985-01-01
Movie Aces Go Places III: Our Man from Bond Street Big G 1984-01-25
Movie Cannonball Run II Arnold, Mitsubishi Driver 1984-06-29
Movie Hysterical Captain James Howdy 1983-07-29
Series Late Night with David Letterman Unknown 1982-02-01
Series The Fall Guy Unknown 1981-11-04
Movie So Fine Eddie 1981-09-25
Series Simon & Simon Unknown 1981-11-24
Movie The Humanoid Golob 1979-04-11
Movie Moonraker Jaws 1979-06-26
Movie They Went That-A-Way & That-A-Way Duke 1978-01-01
Movie The Phoenix Grasshopper 1978-01-01
Movie Force 10 from Navarone Drazak 1978-11-01
Series The Hardy Boys / Nancy Drew Mysteries Unknown 1977-01-30
Movie The Spy Who Loved Me Jaws 1977-07-07
Series Young Dan'l Boone Unknown 1977-09-12
Movie Gus Tall Man 1976-07-07
Movie Silver Streak Reace 1976-12-03
Movie Flash and the Firecat Milo Pewett 1976-09-03
Series Barbary Coast Unknown 1975-09-08
Series Switch Unknown 1975-09-09
Series Van Dyke and Company Unknown 1975-10-30
Series Starsky & Hutch Unknown 1975-09-10
Series Am laufenden Band Gast 1974-04-27
Movie The Longest Yard Samson 1974-08-21
Series Kolchak: The Night Stalker Unknown 1974-09-13
Series Emergency! Unknown 1972-01-22
Movie Deadhead Miles 1972-08-08
Movie On a Clear Day You Can See Forever Blacksmith (uncredited) 1970-06-17
Movie The Boy Who Stole the Elephant Luke Brown 1970-09-20
Movie Skidoo Beany 1968-12-19
Movie A Man Called Dagger Otto 1967-12-15
Movie The Las Vegas Hillbillys Unknown 1966-05-11
Series The Monkees Unknown 1966-09-12
Series The Monroes Unknown 1966-09-07
Series My Mother the Car Unknown 1965-09-14
Movie The Human Duplicators Dr. Kolos 1965-03-03
Series The Wild Wild West Unknown 1965-09-17
Series Honey West Unknown 1965-09-17
Series I Dream of Jeannie Ali 1965-09-18
Series The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Unknown 1964-09-22
Series Daniel Boone Unknown 1964-09-24
Series Gilligan's Island Unknown 1964-09-26
Movie Roustabout Strongman (uncredited) 1964-11-11
Movie House of the Damned The Giant 1963-03-01
Movie Lassie's Great Adventure Chinook Pete 1963-08-01
Movie The Nutty Professor Man in Gym (uncredited) 1963-06-04
Movie Eegah Eegah 1962-06-08
Movie The Phantom Planet The Solarite 1961-12-13
Series Thriller Unknown 1960-09-13
Series The Twilight Zone Kanamit 1959-10-02
Series The Rifleman Unknown 1958-09-30