Remembering Richard Kiel's most famous roles

Veteran character actor was a Detroit native


Richard Kiel, the 7'2" character actor who played the iconic Bond villain Jaws, passed away Wednesday in California at the age of 74. Kiel was a Detroit native and one of Hollywood's most memorable role players.

Here are some clips of Kiel's work throughout his career, starting Kiel talking about that great Bond villain Jaws.


A compilation of Kiel's early roles.

Early Keil

Pumping iron in "The Longest Yard."

Longest Yard

Losing a fight to Clint Eastwood in "Pale Rider." Put it in a little ice, that'll take care of it.


Becoming a Frankenmonkee.


And finally here's Kiel on Late Night with David Letterman in 1985.