Tony Award winner, Bond villain Geoffrey Holder dies

October 7, 2014 1:40 PM

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Tony Award winner, Bond villain Geoffrey Holder dies

Holder won Tonys for, among other achievements, directing the show 'The Wiz.' In addition, he portrayed a villain in the James Bond film 'Live and Let Die' and starred in the movies 'Annie' and 'Doctor Dolittle.'

Geoffrey Holder, a Tony Award-winning director, actor, painter, dancer, and choreographer who during an eclectic show business career led the groundbreaking show "The Wiz" to Broadway, pitched 7-Up on TV, and played a scary villain in a James Bond film, has died. He was 84.

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