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Richard Kiel

Richard Kiel
Richard Kiel, February 2004
Personal information
Birth nameRichard Dawson Kiel
Birth dateSeptember 13, 1939(age 77)
Place of birthDetroit, Michigan, U.S.
OccupationActor
Years active1960 present
Height2.16 m (7 ft 1.5 in)
SpouseDiane Rogers (1974-present)

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Richard Dawson Kiel (born 1939) is an American actor best known for his role as the steel-toothed Jaws in the James Bond movies The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) and Moonraker (1979) as well as the video game Everything or Nothing, and Mr. Larson in Happy Gilmore. He was 7 feet 1.5 inches (2.18 m) tall in his prime but now due to injury and age, he is slightly under 7 feet (2.13 m) tall.


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