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Sheriff JW Pepper actor Clifton James (1920-2017)

By: Anders Frejdh
Published:
2017-04-20
Clifton James Sheriff JW Pepper
FSWL is sad to report the passing of Clifton James who so memorably portrayed Sheriff JW Pepper in two James Bond films, Live and Let Die (1973) and The Man with the Golden Gun (1974), both directed by the great Guy Hamilton. Our thoughts are with Clifton's family.

“So sad to hear about Joe’s passing, he was a good friend. I like all his work and I think he played Peter Franks perfectly. Over the years we did several memorabilia show and our tables were always next to each other. Great fun. He will be missed by all. RIP mate.” – Terry Mountain

Gloria Hendry (Rosie Carver in Live and Let Die) remembers Clifton:

Obituaries in the press about Clifton James:
>Actor Clifton James, who played a swaggering, tobacco-spitting sheriff in two James Bond films, dies at 96 from complications due to diabetes (Daily Mail)
>Clifton James, Sheriff in James Bond films, dies at 96 (Hollywood Reporter)
>Clifton James, who played a Sheriff in 2 Bond films, dies at 96 (NY Times)
>Clifton James, actor who played Sheriff JW Pepper in Bond films, dies at 96 (The Guardian)
>Clifton James, Sheriff in James Bond films, dies at 96 (Variety)

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