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Michael Lonsdale obituary

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Stage and screen actor who played the villain Hugo Drax in the 1979 Bond film Moonraker Although he appeared in several English-language blockbusters, Michael Lonsdale, who has died aged 89, was an indispensable part of French cinema for well over half a century. He had roles in more than 180 films and television shows, in addition to working in the theatre. He won a César for his role in Des Hommes et Des Dieux , as one of a group of Trappist monks living in rural Algeria. “I'd vowed never to accept another role as a priest,” Lonsdale said, “but I couldn't resist playing this wonderful...
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James Bond Villain Michael Lonsdale Has Died, Aged 89

James Bond Villain Michael Lonsdale Has Died, Aged 89

1 month ago   |   By Huffington Post

British-French actor Michael Lonsdale , best known for playing Hugo Drax in the 1979 James Bond film Moonraker, has died in Paris aged 89, his agent has told AFP. Lonsdale was also known in the English-speaking world as detective Claude Lebel 1973's spy thriller The Day of the Jackal and as. M. in 1993's The Remains of the Day. In 1986 he starred opposite Sean Connery in the medieval drama The Name of the Rose. He also appeared in Steven Spielberg's 2005 historical drama Munich, alongside future James Bond star Daniel Craig, and in 1998's action thrillerRonin. The bilingual actor had...
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