Yaphet Kotto

15 Nov 1937


Yaphet Frederick Kotto (born November 15, 1937) is an African-American actor, known for numerous film roles (including the sci-fi/horror film Alien and as a James Bond villain in Live and Let Die), and his starring role in the NBC television series Homicide: Life on the Street (1993-2000).


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Filmography (32 titles)

(movie, 1996)
···Two If by Sea
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as FBI Agent O'Malley)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Marty Talbot)
(movie, 1994)
···The Puppet Masters
Genre: Drama, Horror, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Ressler)
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Detective Martin Talbot)
(movie, 1993)
···Extreme Justice
Genre: Action, Drama, Crime
Role: Actor (as Larson)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Doc)
(movie, 1989)
···A Whisper to a Scream
Genre: Thriller
Role: Actor (as Jules Tallard)
(movie, 1989)
···Prime Target
Genre: Action, Drama, Crime
Role: Actor (as Brown)
(movie, 1988)
···Midnight Run
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as FBI Agent Alonzo Mosely)
(movie, 1987)
6.5The Running Man
Genre: Action, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as William Laughlin)
(movie, 1987)
Genre: Western
Role: Actor (as Bede)
(movie, 1987)
···In Self Defense
Genre: Thriller
Role: Actor (as Lt. Tyrell)
(movie, 1986)
···Eye of the Tiger
Genre: Action, Drama
Role: Actor (as J.B. Deveraux)
(movie, 1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Agha Kislar)
(movie, 1986)
···The Park Is Mine
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Eubanks)
(movie, 1985)
···Badge of the Assassin
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Detective Cliff Fenton NYPD)
(movie, 1985)
···Warning Sign
Genre: Drama, Horror, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Major Connolly)
(movie, 1983)
···The Star Chamber
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Det. Harry Lowes)
(movie, 1982)
···Fighting Back
Genre: Action, Drama, Crime
Role: Actor (as Ivanhoe Washington)
(movie, 1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Richard 'Dickie' Coombes)
(movie, 1979)
Genre: Horror, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Dennis Monroe Parker)
(movie, 1978)
···Blue Collar
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Smokey)
(mini-series, 1977)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Role: Actor
(movie, 1976)
···The Monkey Hu$tle
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Daddy Foxx)
(movie, 1975)
···Friday Foster
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Colt Hawkins)
(movie, 1974)
···Truck Turner
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Harvard Blue)
(movie, 1973)
···Live and Let Die
Genre: Adventure, Action, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Kananga · Mr. Big)
(movie, 1972)
···Across 110th Street
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Lt. Pope)
(movie, 1972)
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Bone)
(movie, 1970)
···Night Chase
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Ernie Green)
(movie, 1968)
···5 Card Stud
Genre: Action, Thriller, Western
Role: Actor (as Little George)
(movie, 1968)
···The Thomas Crown Affair
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller, Romance
Role: Actor (as Carl)