Contributed by: The James Bond Movie Encyclopedia by Steven Jay Rubin

(August 7, 1979–     ): British actor who portrayed Yusef Kabira, the Algerian agent of Quantum who seduced Vesper Lynd (Eva Green) and later shows up at the end of Quantum of Solace, ready to compromise another female agent.

Born in London, Kassianides made his big-screen debut in director John Maybury’s biographical drama The Edge of Love (2008). Subsequently, he played the recurring role of Sunil Bakshi in the television series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (12 episodes, 2014–2017).


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