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R.I.P. Richard Kiel (Jaws from James Bond)

Actor Richard Kiel has died at the age of 74. The 7'2 tall, Detroit-born actor had been admitted to a hospital in Fresno after breaking his leg last week.

Kiel starred in numerous films and TV shows over the years including "Happy Gilmore," "Tangled," "Force 10 from Navarone," "The Longest Yard," "The Nutty Professor," "The Man from U.N.C.L.E.," "The Greatest American Hero," "Starsky and Hutch," "Kolchak: The Night Stalker," "The Wild Wild West," "The Twilight Zone," "I Dream of Jeanie," "I Spy," "Daniel Boone," "Simon and Simon" and more.

At one point he and Arnold Schwarzenegger were the original choices to play the title character in the 1977 TV series "The Incredible Hulk". Kiel was cast and shot the pilot, but was ultimately replaced by Lou Ferrigno.

It is, however, one role in two films that Kiel will always be remembered for - the iconic steel-toothed henchman Jaws in the Roger Moore-era

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