Died star of films “Alien” and “Running Man”, American actor Yafet Cotto. This was reported by his wife on Facebook.
“You played villains in movies, but for me and many others, you are a real hero,” wrote the artist’s widow. She added that Cotto passed away on Saturday. He was 81 years old.
Japhet Cotto was born in New York on November 15, 1939. He began acting in films at the age of 24. In 1973 he got the role of the main villain in the eighth Bond film – “Live and Let Die”. He is also known to the general public for action films such as Alien, Running Man, Raid on Entebbe and On the Other Side of 110th Street.
Earlier it was reported about the death of South African actor Cliff Simon, famous for the series “Stargate: SG-1” and “Detective Nash Bridges”. The artist died while kiteboarding. He was 58 years old.