Richard Kiel Net Worth

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Richard Kiel Net Worth
Net Worth:
$500 Thousand
Date of Birth
September 13, 1939
Place of Birth
Detroit
Profession
Actor, Salesperson, Teacher, Author, Security guard, Voice Actor

Richard Kiel net worth and salary: Richard Kiel was an American actor who had a net worth of $500 thousand dollars. Richard Kiel was born in Detroit, Michigan, and worked as a bouncer and cemetery plot salesman before breaking into Hollywood in the early 60s. He launched film and television careers almost simultaneously, with a guest-starring role on the television series "Laramie", followed up by a role in the feature film, "The Phantom Planet". His remarkable height, 7 feet 1.5 inches, made him popular among Hollywood producers as a bad guy, and he went on to make a steady career of it. He is recognized for his work in such projects as, "The Longest Yard", "The Wild, Wild West", and "Kolchak: The Night Stalker". He became a household name when he was cast as Jaws in the James Bond franchise. He appeared in the "Spy Who Loved Me" and "Moonraker", and has reprised his role in two Bond video games. He is also famous for his role in the 1996 Adam Sandler golf comedy "Happy Gilmore". More recently, Kiel did voice work for the 2010 movie "Tangled". Unfortunately, Richard Kiel died on September 10, 2014 at the age of 74, just three days before his 75th birthday. He is survived by his wife, four children and nine grandchildren.

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Richard Kiel

Richard Kiel

Richard Dawson Kiel is an American actor known for his role as the steel-toothed Jaws in the James Bond movies The Spy Who Loved Me and Moonraker as well as the video game Everything or Nothing. He is also well known as Mr. Larson in the 1996 comedy Happy Gilmore.
Profession
Date of Birth
  • September 13, 1939
Nicknames
  • Richard Dawson Kiel
  • Richard Keil
  • Dick Kiel
Height
  • 7 ft 1 in (2.18 m)
Nationality
  • United States of America
Country
  • United States of America
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