Michael Lonsdale passes away at age 89

Angelo Colombus

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French actor Michael Lonsdale who played the Bond villain Drax in Moonraker has passed away at age 89. He was excellent in Day of the Jackal, The Bride Wore Black and The Remains of the Day.
 

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As comfortable in French as in English. Appeared in Bunuel's films as well. He worked with so many fine directors. Check him out in the challenging Rivette film Out 1. He was always a joy to watch. RIP.
 
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A wonderful actor who never gave a poor performance.
i particularly liked his performance in The Day of the Jackal.
RIP good Sir.
 

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For those who like to keep track, he died on September 21, 2020 in the city where he was born, Paris, France.
 
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Moonraker is one of the best Bonds for me, i think it's the space theme. The space shuttle launched first in this film, it didn't actually launch until 1981. Michael Lonsdale was inspired casting, so urbane. Every scene is memorable, meeting Bond, the sniper in the tree, gas masks in Venice, the space station. The 4k disc can't come soon enough for me.
 
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Moonraker is one of the best Bonds for me, i think it's the space theme. The space shuttle launched first in this film, it didn't actually launch until 1981. Michael Lonsdale was inspired casting, so urbane. Every scene is memorable, meeting Bond, the sniper in the tree, gas masks in Venice, the space station. The 4k disc can't come soon enough for me.
i didn't know that. must file that trivia away for later! lol
 

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