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Entertainment Michael Lonsdale, James Bond Villain and Day of the Jackal Star, Dies at 89

03:36  22 september  2020
03:36  22 september  2020 Source:   people.com

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Anglo-French actor Michael Lonsdale , who played the villain opposite Roger Moore's James Bond in the 1979 film Moonraker, has died at the age of 89 . His other film credits included The Day of the Jackal , Ronin and Munich. Bond producers Michael G Wilson and Barbara Broccoli called Lonsdale

ACTOR Michael Lonsdale has died at the age of 89 . Michael was known for playing villain Hugo Drax in the 1979 James Bond film Moonraker Lonsdale played an industrialist planning to poison all humans on Earth before repopulating the planet from his space station in the iconic Bond film.

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Michael Lonsdale, who portrayed Hugo Drax in the James Bond film Moonraker, has died, his agent told the AFP. He was 89.

The actor was perhaps best known around the world as Hugo Drax in the 1979 James Bond film, as well as detective Claude Lebel in the 1973 film The Day of the Jackal.

His performance earned him a BAFTA nomination for best supporting actor.

Lonsdale was remembered by the team behind the James Bond franchise, screenwriter Michael G. Wilson and producer Barbara Broccoli on Twitter.

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The César-winning actor appeared in films by François Truffaut and Alain Resnais, and played religious figures in Of Gods and Men and The Name of the Rose.

Michael Lonsdale passed away Monday in his home in Paris at 89 years old. He was known for his roles in Moonraker and The Day of the Jackal . "We are very sad to learn of the passing of Michael Lonsdale , who played Hugo Drax in Moonraker. He was an extraordinarily talented actor and a very

"We are very sad to learn of the passing of Michael Lonsdale, who played Hugo Drax in Moonraker. He was an extraordinarily talented actor and a very dear friend. Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this sad time," they said in a statement shared to the James Bond Twitter account on Monday.

a person holding a pair of people wearing military uniforms: Michael Lonsdale in Moonraker © Everett Collection Michael Lonsdale in Moonraker

The Twitter account for the late Sir Roger Moore, who played James Bond in Moonraker, also honored Lonsdale, writing, "Terribly saddened to learn Michael Lonsdale has also passed away today. As Hugo Drax he was a smooth-tongued and cultured adversary to 007 in Moonraker."

Moore died in 2017 at the age of 89.

Lonsdale, who died in Paris, also won the Cesar Award, France’s equivalent of the Oscar, for best supporting actor in 2011 for his role in the film Of Gods and Men.

The actor appeared in several films and TV shows among them Agora, Don Juan, The Holcroft Covenant, Ronin, Jefferson in Paris, Remains of the Day and Steven Spielberg’s Munich in 2005.

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Lonsdale made his acting debut in 1956 with the film It Happened in Aden, going on to accumulate over 200 credits in film and television.

He collaborated with Orson Welles in 1962’s The Trial, and worked with Francois Truffaut in The Bride Wore Black and Stolen Kisses. Lonsdale also had a role in Rene Clement’s Is Paris Burning? In 1964, as well as Murmur of the Heart, directed by Louis Malle.

Lonsdale’s last film role was in 2016’s Sculpt.

Michael Lonsdale, Former Bond Villain and 'The Day of the Jackal' Star, Dies at 89 .
Michael Lonsdale, the actor who played an iconic villain in 1979's James Bond movie "Moonraker" and starred in 1973's "The Day of the Jackal," has died. The British-French actor was 89 at the time of his passing. "I must unfortunately confirm the passing of Michael Lonsdale, our dear talent for so many years," Lonsdale's agent, Olivier Loiseau, said in a statement to TheWrap Monday. In "Moonraker," which starred Roger Moore as 007, Lonsdale had the role of bad guy Hugo Drax, an industrialist with plans to poison all of humanity and then repopulate Earth from his space station.

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