Richard Kiel Dead - 'Happy Gilmore' Actor Dies at 74
The 7-foot-2 actor died on Wednesday afternoon (September 10) at a hospital in Fresno, Calif. He had broken his leg last week and was in the hospital since then, but it is not known if his death was connected to the leg injury.
Richard was well known for his role as Mr. Larson in the Adam Sandler golf film Happy Gilmore. He rose to fame when he played the villain Jaws in the James Bond movies The Spy Who Loved Me and Moonraker opposite Roger Moore.
We send out our thoughts and condolences to Richard‘s family and friends during this difficult time.