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HENCHMEN OF BOND VILLAINS

Oddjob (Harold Sakata)

HENCHMEN OF BOND VILLAINS (in films)

A henchman is an assassin, hired guard or minion of a Bond villain. Each villain has numerous henchmen to do their bidding, but there is usually a privileged member who is a formidable physical threat to Bond.

Sources: wikipedia.org and jamesbond.wikia.com


Casino Royale / Climax!: The episode of TV anthology series (1954)

Basil (Gene Roth)
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HENCHMEN:
  • Basil (Gene Roth) – Shot by Bond
  • Zoltan (Kurt Katch) – Survives
  • Drive-by assassin (Unknown actor) – Survives

VILLAIN: 
Le Chiffre (Peter Lorre)

Dr. No (1962)

HENCHMEN:

Professor R. J. Dent (Anthony Dawson)
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VILLAIN: 
Dr. Julius No (Joseph Wiseman)


    From Russia With Love (1963)

    HENCHMEN:

    Donald “Red” Grant (Robert Shaw)
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    VILLAINS: 
    Rosa Klebb (Lotte Lenya)
    Ernst Stavro Blofeld (Anthony Dawson / body), (Eric Pohlmann / voice)


    Goldfinger (1964)

    HENCHMEN:

    Oddjob (Harold Sakata)
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    VILLAIN:
    Auric Goldfinger (Gert Fröbe)

      Thunderball (1965)

      HENCHMEN:

      Vargas (Philip Locke)
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      • Vargas (Philip Locke) – Harpooned by Bond
      • Fiona Volpe (Luciana Paluzzi) – Shot by her own henchman
      • Count Lippe (Guy Doleman) – Blown up by Fiona
      • Colonel Jacques Bouvar (Rose Alba and Bob Simmons) – Strangled with fireplace poker by Bond
      • Dr. Ladislav Kutze (George Pravda) – Unknown; changes sides by helping Domino to escape and renders the atomic bomb on board the Disco Volante useless
      • Angelo Palazzi (Paul Stassino) – Drowns, courtesy of Largo
      • Quist (Bill Cummings) – Fed to sharks by Largo
      • SPECTRE Agent No. 9 (Clive Cazes) – Electrocuted by Blofeld after being found guilty of embezzlement
      • SPECTRE Agent No. 11 (Cecil Cheng) – Survives
      • Janni (Michael Brennan) – Dies when the Disco Volante crashes

      VILLAINS: 
      Emilio Largo (Adolfo Celi) 
      Ernst Stavro Blofeld (Anthony Dawson / body), (Eric Pohlmann / voice)

      Casino Royale (1967)

      HENCHMEN:

      Frau Hoffner (Anna Quayle)
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      • Frau Hoffner (Anna Quayle) – Shot by deceased WWI soldier
      • Agent Mimi (Deborah Kerr) – Switched sides; became a nun who gives Bond information; survives
      • Vesper Lynd (Ursula Andress) – Presumed killed in ending atomic explosion
      • Miss Goodthighs (Jacqueline Bisset) – Killed by Vesper
      • Polo (Ronnie Corbett) – Short-circuited by Mata Bond
      • Le Chiffre’s Representative (Vladek Sheybal) – Blown up in telephone booth by Le Chiffre
      • Casino Clerk (Actor Unknown) – Shot by Bond and Vesper

      VILLAINS:
      Le Chiffre (Orson Welles)
      Dr. Noah / Jimmy Bond (Woody Allen)

      You Only Live Twice (1967)

      HENCHMEN:

      Hans (Ronald Rich)
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      VILLAIN: 
      Ernst Stavro Blofeld (Donald Pleasence)

      On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969)

      HENCHMEN:

      Irma Bunt (Ilse Steppat)
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      VILLAIN: 
      Ernst Stavro Blofeld (Telly Savalas)

      Diamonds Are Forever (1971)

      HENCHMEN:
      Left: Mr. Wint (Bruce Glover)
      Right: Mr. Kidd (Putter Smith)
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      • Mr. Wint (Bruce Glover)Blown up
      • Mr. Kidd (Putter Smith) – Set ablaze
      • Shady Tree (Leonard Barr) – Shot by Wint and Kidd
      • Peter Franks (Joe Robinson) – Thrown over banister by Bond
      • Tiffany Case (Jill St. John) – Change sides, survives
      • Bert Saxby (Bruce Cabot) – Shot by CIA agents
      • Bambi (Lola Larson) – Arrested
      • Thumper (Trina Parks) – Arrested
      • Morton Slumber (David Bauer) – Unknown
      • Prof. Dr. Metz (Joseph Furst) – Unknown
      • Dr. Tynan (Henry Rowland) – Stung by scorpion
      • Mrs. Whistler (Margaret Lacey) – Drowned by Wint and Kidd
      • Joe (Raymond Baker) – Blown up
      • Marie (Denise Perrier) – Survives
      • Blofeld Double #1 – boiled alive in a pit of super-heated mud by Bond
      • Blofeld Double #2 – shot in the head with a piton gun by Bond
      • Blofeld Double #3 (Max Latimer) – drowned in mud bath by Bond
      • Rodney “Fingers” McGraw-Boss of the Spangled Mob (Marc Lawrence) – Unknown, could possibly be the same character who gets shot in the forehead by Francisco Scaramanga in the pre-title sequence of “The Man with the Golden Gun” (1974)
      • Man in Fez (Frank Olegario) –  Survives
      • Blofeld’s Plastic Surgeons (David de Keyser, Gerald Paris, Charles Rayford and Anthony Snell) – Survive
      • Casino Croupier (Vincent Wong) – Survives
      • Slumber Inc. Attendants (Sid Haig and Michael Valente) – Survive

      VILLAIN: 
      Ernst Stavro Blofeld (Charles Gray)



      Live and Let Die (1973)

      HENCHMEN:

      Tee Hee (Julius W. Harris)
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      VILLAIN: 
      Dr. Kananga / Mr. Big (Yaphet Kotto)


      The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)

      HENCHMEN:

      Nick Nack (Hervé Villechaize)
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      VILLAIN: 
      Francisco Scaramanga (Christopher Lee)

      The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)

      HENCHMEN:

      Jaws (Richard Kiel)
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      VILLAIN: 
      Karl Stromberg (Curt Jürgens)



      Moonraker (1979)

      HENCHMEN:

      Chang (Toshiro Suga)
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      VILLAIN: 
      Hugo Drax (Michael Lonsdale)



      For Your Eyes Only (1981)

      HENCHMEN:

      Emile Leopold Locque (Michael Gothard)
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      • Emile Leopold Locque (Michael Gothard) – Shot in shoulder and kicked off cliff in car by Bond
      • Erich Kriegler (John Wyman) – Thrown through window and off a cliff by Bond
      • Hector Gonzales (Stefan Kalipha) – Shot with crossbow by Melina
      • Apostis (Jack Klaff) – Knocked off cliff by Bond
      • Claus (Charles Dance) – Harpooned by Columbo’s men
      • Lisl von Schlaf (Cassandra Harris) – Ran over by Locque.


      VILLAINS:
      Aristotle Kristatos (Julian Glover)
      Ernst Stavro Blofeld – implied to be one (John Hollis / body), (Robert Rietty / voice)  



      Octopussy (1983)

      HENCHMEN:

      Gobinda (Kabir Bedi)
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      VILLAINS:
      Kamal Khan (Louis Jourdan)
      General Orlov (Steven Berkoff)

      Never Say Never Again (1983)

      HENCHMEN:

      Lippe (Pat Roach)
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      • Lippe (Pat Roach) – Killed by Bond in fight at health clinic, in which he is impaled on broken beakers
      • Fatima Blush (Barbara Carrera) – Blown up by pen bomb gun used by Bond
      • Kovacs (Milow Kirek) – survives

        VILLAINS: 
        Maximilian Largo (Klaus Maria Brandauer)
        Ernst Stavro Blofeld (Max von Sydov)

        A View to a Kill (1985)

        HENCHMEN:

        Dr. Carl Mortner (Willoughby Gray)
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        VILLAIN:
        Max Zorin (Christopher Walken)


        The Living Daylights (1987)

        HENCHMEN:

        Necros (Andreas Wisniewski)
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        • Necros (Andreas Wisniewski) – Falls from rear of a cargo plane whilst having a mid-air fight on a dangling cargo net with Bond
        • Kara Milovy (Maryam D’Abo) – Changes sides; Survives
        • Colonel Feyador (John Bowe) – Killed by grenade
        • Imposter 00 (Carl Rigg) – Killed in exploding car
        • Sergeant Stagg (Derek Hoxby) – Shot by Pushkin

        VILLAINS: 
        Georgi Koskov (Jeroen Krabbé)
        Brad Whitaker (Joe Don Baker)



        Licence to Kill (1989)

        HENCHMEN:

        Dario (Benicio del Toro)
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        VILLAIN:
        Franz Sanchez (Robert Davi)


        GoldenEye (1995)

        HENCHMEN:

        Boris Grishenko (Alan Cumming)
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        VILLAIN:
        Alec Trevelyan (Sean Bean)

        Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)

        HENCHMEN:

        Mr. Stamper (Götz Otto)
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        VILLAIN:
        Elliot Carver (Jonathan Pryce)




        The World Is Not Enough (1999)

        HENCHMEN:

        Mr. Bullion (Goldie)
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        VILLAINS:
        Elektra King (Sophie Marceau)
        Renard / Victor Zokas (Robert Carlyle)


        Die Another Day (2002)

        HENCHMEN:

        Zao (Rick Yune)
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        VILLAIN: 
        Gustav Graves / Tan-Sun Moon 
        (Toby Stephens / Will Yun Lee)




        Casino Royale (2006)

        HENCHMEN:

        Alex Dimitrios (Simon Abkarian)
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        VILLAINS:
        Le Chiffre (Mads Mikkelsen)
        Mr. White (Jesper Christensen)


        Quantum of Solace (2008)

        HENCHMEN:

        General Medrano (Joaquin Cosío)
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        VILLAINS:
        Dominic Greene (Mathieu Amalric)
        Mr. White (Jesper Christensen)


        Skyfall (2012)

        HENCHMEN:

        Patrice (Ola Rapace)
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        • Patrice (Ola Rapace) – Falls from a skyscraper in Shanghai
        • Sévérine (Bérénice Marlohe) – Shot by Silva
        • Sévérine’s Bodyguard (Tank Dong) – Attacked and eaten by Komodo Dragons
        • Sévérine’s Bodyguard (Roger Yuan) – Knocked unconscious by Eve
        • Sévérine’s Bodyguard (Liang Yang) – Knocked unconscious by Bond
        • Silva’s mercenary (Jens Hultén) – Drowned by Bond in a frozen lake
        • Silva’s mercenary (Adebayo Bolaji) – Shot by Bond
        • Boat Captain (Milorad Kapor) – Shot by Bond

        VILLAIN: 
        Raoul Silva / Tiago Rodriguez (Javier Bardem)



        SPECTRE (2015)

        Mr. Hinx (Dave Bautista)
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        VILLAIN:
        Franz Oberhauser / Ernst Stavro Blofeld (Christoph Waltz) 

        See the BOND VILLAINS here