The Henchmen

Dr. No (1962)

Three Blind Mice
 

Three Blind Mice

Played by Unknown Actors (Roles Not Credited)
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These three men are meant to be blind, though they are employed by Dr. No to assassinate British agent Strangways and secretary Miss Trueblood.

 
Professor Dent
 

Professor Dent

Played by Anthony Dawson
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Dent is a geologist that is deeply entangled in Dr. No's sinister plan to disrupt the missile launching programs. Dent tries to kill Bond with a tarantula but ends up being shot. Actor Anthony Dawson makes a reappearance in the Bond series, as the faceless Blofeld in From Russia With Love.

 
Miss Taro
 

Miss Taro

Played by Zena Marshall
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Miss Taro is a love interest of Bond in Dr. No. Bond, being suspicious of her, finds out that she is sided with Dr. No.

 

From Russia with Love (1963)

Donald 'Red' Grant
 

Donald 'Red' Grant

Played by Robert Shaw
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One of the most dangerous men Bond has been up against, Grant is a convicted killer trained by SPECTRE. In From Russia With Love his mission is simply to revenge Dr. No's death by killing Bond. He is only finally defeated by 007's Q branch briefcase.

 
Kronsteen
 

Kronsteen

Played by Vladek Sheybal
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Alongside Red Grant, Kronsteen serves as a hurdle Bond has to overcome to defeat Blofeld's menacing in From Russia With Love.

 

Goldfinger (1964)

Oddjob
 

Oddjob

Played by Harold Sakata
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Without a doubt one of the most memorable henchmen in the series, Oddjob is a mute Korean working for Auric Goldfinger. Using his steel-rimmed hat as a weapon, Oddjob finally faces a shocking end. In real life, Harold Sakata was a Hawaiin-born Olympic wrestling gold medalist.

 

Thunderball (1965)

Vargas
 

Vargas

Played by Philip Locke
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Vargas is Emilio Largo's heartless henchman who plays a small but significant role in SPECTRE's plan of world extortion. In Thunderball Vargas is sent to keep an eye on the developing relationship between Bond and Domino.

 

You Only Live Twice (1967)

Mr. Osato
 

Mr. Osato

Played by Teru Shimada
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Osato is a Japanese industrialist whose company is a cover for SPECTRE in You Only Live Twice. Unable to stop Bond, Osato gets shot by an annoyed Blofeld.

 

On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)

Irma Bunt
 

Irma Bunt

Played by Ilse Steppat
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Irma Bunt is Piz Gloria's stern matron and Blofeld's aide in his plot to release walking time bombs into society in the form of beautiful young women. She's also the assassin who kills Bond's wife in the movie's conclusion.

 

Diamonds Are Forever (1971)

Mr. Wint and Mr. Kidd
 

Mr. Wint and Mr. Kidd

Played by Bruce Glover and Putter Smith, respectively
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Mr. Wint and Mr. Kidd are two homogenized assassins hired by Blofeld for Diamonds Are Forever. They attempt to dispose of 007 in several imaginative ways but end up dead when they attempt to assassinate Bond in his hotel room.

 
Bambi
 

Bambi

Played by Donna Garratt
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In Diamonds Are Forever, Bambi is hired by Blofeld to guard the captured Willard Whyte. When 007 meets Bambi and her companion Thumper, they give him a humiliating beating, before he nearly drowns both of them in an outside pool.

 
Thumper
 

Thumper

Played by Trina Parks
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In Diamonds Are Forever, Thumper is hired by Blofeld to guard the captured Willard Whyte. When 007 meets Thumper and her companion Bambi, they give him a humiliating beating, before he nearly drowns both of them in an outside pool.

 

Live and Let Die (1973)

Tee Hee
 

Tee Hee

Played by Julius H. Harris
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Named after his wicked laugh, Live and Let Die's Tee Hee is Kananga's right hand "hook" -- he has a steel hook replacing the right hand that he lost to a hungry alligator. Tee Hee ends up thrown out of a train in the end of the film.

 
Baron Samedi
 

Baron Samedi

Played by Geoffrey Holder
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The mysterious Baron Samedi is the frightening god of cemeteries who appears in Live and Let Die from time to time to deliver his sarcastic laugh. He is seen in the very end on top of Bond's train, laughing again.

 
Whisper
 

Whisper

Played by Earl Jolly Brown
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Quiet and calm, Whisper serves as Mr. Big's henchman in Live and Let Die. Whisper acts as Mr. Big's chauffeur and is loyal to him until his end.

 

The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)

Nick Nack
 

Nick Nack

Played by Herve Villechaize
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Nick Nack is Fransisco Scaramanga's diminutive assistant who gets thrills from trying to use others to eliminate his boss. Nick Nack is the controller of the man with the golden gun's play house -- he knows that when his master dies, he will become the heir of the estate.

 

The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)

Naomi
 

Naomi

Played by Caroline Munroe
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Naomi serves as Stromberg's personal helicopter pilot and henchwoman in The Spy Who Loved Me. She is sent to kill Bond and chases 007 in his Lotus until it crashes off of a bridge and into the sea. What she doesn't realize is that the Lotus is also a submersible, complete with surface-to-air missiles.

 
Jaws
 

Jaws

Played by Richard Kiel
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Probably the most famous henchman of the series, The Spy Who Loved Me's Jaws is an invulnerable giant with steel teeth. Although Jaws was more like a cartoon character, his character was popular enough to have it be brought back in Moonraker.

 

Moonraker (1979)

Chang
 

Chang

Played by Toshiro Suga
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In Moonraker, Chang puts Bond in a memorable predicament when he accelerates the speed at which Bond circles in the velocity machine.

 

For Your Eyes Only (1981)

Eric Kriegler
 

Eric Kriegler

Played by John Wyman
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A Russian KGB agent, Kriegler is a biathalon champion who helps Kristatos. However, Kriegler is killed in a brutal fight with Bond at the end of the film.

 
Hector Gonzales
 

Hector Gonzales

Played by Stefan Kalipha
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Gonzales is the Cuban hit man responsible for the deaths of Melina Havelock's parents in a devastating attack from a plane circling on their boat. While accepting the money for this job, a spear is put through his back by Melina, who gets her revenge for her parent's death.

 
Emile Locque
 

Emile Locque

Played by Michael Gothard
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Aris Kristatos' right hand man, Locque is a convicted criminal who escaped from prison by strangling his psychiatrist. He kills Bond's contact and Columbo's mistress. Bond takes his revenge by ruthlessly pushing his car over a cliff with Locque still at the wheel.

 

Octopussy (1983)

Gobinda
 

Gobinda

Played by Kabir Bedi
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Gobinda is a big and tough henchman, but not very intelligent. His undying loyalty to his master finally proves his downfall after being ordered out of a plane to dispose of the relentless 007.

 
Mischka and Grischka
 

Mischka and Grischka

Played by David and Anthony Meyer, respectively
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The two knife-throwing, identical twins kill 009 in the beginning of the film. Bond becomes their next target. Near the end of the movie, Mischka gets hit by a cannon while Grishka is stabbed by Bond.

 

A View to a Kill (1985)

Dr. Karl Mortner
 

Dr. Karl Mortner

Played by Willoughby Gray
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Dr. Mortner is an assassin for Max Zorin and attempts to kill Bond on numerous occasions. In the end, he is exploded by dynamite courtesy of 007.

 

The Living Daylights (1987)

Necros
 

Necros

Played by Andreas Wisniewski
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Necros serves as a Soviet assassin working for Brad Whitaker for aid to his arms dealing. Necros undertakes a number of guises in his attempts to eliminate British agents, most memorable of which is the milkman with the explosive bottles.

 

Licence to Kill (1989)

Milton Krest
 

Milton Krest

Played by Anthony Zerbe
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Krest is the owner of the Wave Krest marine research company running as a cover to Franz Sanchez's drug business. Krest explodes in a decompression chamber after his boss gets a hint of his unloyalty.

 
Dario
 

Dario

Played by Benicio Del Toro
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Dario is Sanchez's sadistic henchman that kills Felix Leiter's bride Della, and then watches with delight as Leiter is fed to a shark. Bond avenges Della's death by dropping him into a cocaine-brick shredder near the end of the movie.

 

GoldenEye (1995)

Boris Grishenko
 

Boris Grishenko

Played by Alan Cumming
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A hacker working for Alec Trevelyan in GoldenEye, Boris uses his computer skills to carry out a series of cyber-thefts from major British institutions before Trevelyan uses the GoldenEye satellite to wipe out all London bank records.

 

Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)

Dr. Kaufmann
 

Dr. Kaufmann

Played by Vincent Schiavelli
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Kaufmann is a doctor that specializes in the use of pain and torture to gain information from a victim. He killed Carver's wife Paris, and foolishly attemped to do the same with Bond.

 
Stamper
 

Stamper

Played by Götz Otto
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Stamper is Carver's right hand man and enjoys inflicting death and pain on others. He is being taught by Dr. Kaufman and is now an expert of his field.

 
Gupta
 

Gupta

Played by Ricky Jay
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Gupta is a highly skilled terrorist and computer technician that supplies Carver with his weapons and technological know-how.

 

The World Is Not Enough (1999)

Bull
 

Bull

Played by Goldie
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Bull acts as Valentin Zukovsky's right hand man and driver. His mouth is filled with gold teeth and he always carries a gold-plated briefcase.

 
Gabor
 

Gabor

Played by John Seru
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Gabor is Elektra King's right-hand man and bodyguard and poses a threat to Bond when Bond wants to question Elektra.

 

Die Another Day (2002)

Zao
 

Zao

Played by Rick Yune
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Zao is Gustav Grave's thug in Die Another Day. His deformed, white-skinned face is a result of incomplete gene threapy. Zao permanently receives his "expensive acne" (as Jinx calls the diamonds in the skin of his face) as a result of the explosion of a briefcase containing diamonds that Bond detonates. After a thrilling car chase with Bond, Zao is killed by a falling crystal chandelier.

 
Mr. Kil
 

Mr. Kil

Played by Lawrence Makoare
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Mr. Kil acts as one of Bond's hurdles in Gustav Grave's headquarters in Die Another Day. Mr. Kil eventually meets his end as a result of a laser slicing through the top of his head.

 

Casino Royale (2006)

Mollaka
 

Mollaka

Played by Sebastien Foucan
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This elusive "bomb maker of the world's terrorists" brings Bond to Madagascar where his movements are monitored at a mongoose/cobra fight. Realizing he is being followed, Mollaka leads Bond on a gravity-defying foot chase to a construction site and eventually to an embassy where he seeks sanctuary. Unfortunately for him, Bond kills him as 007 squares off with embassy officials to make an escape.

In real life, Sebastien Foucan is a pioneer in the sport of free running, or parkour, which explains his speed and agility in the chase scenes.

 
Mathis
 

Mathis

Played by Giancarlo Giannini
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Giancarlo Giannini plays Bond's contact in 2006's Casino Royale. Unbeknownst to Bond, Mathis is actually a double agent working for MI6 and Le Chiffre's criminal organization. He is eventually outed as a traitor and is arrested.

 

Quantum of Solace (2008)

Elvis
 

Elvis

Played by Anatole Taubman
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Elvis is Dominic Greene's right hand man who helps carry out Greene Planet's initiatives with government and military heads. Agent Fields gets the best of Elvis after an encounter at the Eco Park Charity Fundraiser, tripping him down a flight of stairs and putting him in a neck brace.