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

(February 8, 1923–April 3, 2015): Nicknamed “the Man of a Thousand Voices,” this British actor dubbed the voices of Emilio Largo in Thunderball and Tiger Tanaka in You Only Live Twiceand, finally, the pleading voice of the Blofeld-like figure in the pre-credits teaser of For Your Eyes Only. He also portrayed the Italian minister in Never Say Never Again.

His first (uncredited) role was that of Fattorino the Page Boy in director Monty Banks’s comedy The Charming Deceiver (1933).


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