Geoffrey Holder has died. He was a Trinidadian-American actor, choreographer, director, dancer, painter, costume designer, singer and voice-over artist, at the time of his death he was eighty four years old and he was well known for his role in the Bond film Live and Let Die(villain Baron Samedi) Known for his for his height (6’6″), “hearty laugh” and heavily accented bass voice died on Sunday, October 5, 2014 in Manhattan. His spokesman, Charles M Mirotznik, has confirmed the cause of death was complications relating to pneumonia.
He also did other things during his career he directed a dance troupe, performed on Broadway and at the Metropolitan Opera and won Tony awards, he was born in 1930 in Trinidad and Tobago. The star was married to Carmen de Lavallade, who he met while working on production during the House of Flowers.
There is also more about the star, he published two books called Black Gods, Green Islands, a book on Caribbean folklore co-written by Tom Harshman, and Geoffrey Holder’s Caribbean Cookbook.
Holder leaves behind his wife and their son Léo.