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Remembering Richard Kiel's most famous roles

Veteran character actor was a Detroit native

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(CNN)


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.

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.

Eastwood

Becoming a Frankenmonkee.

Monkees

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

Letterman