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[James Bond Movies]
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Mission: The Living Daylights
Released: June 30, 1987
Bond: Timothy Dalton
Director: John Glen
Budget: $30 Million
Worldwide Boxoffice: $191.2 Million
Running Time: 131 Minutes


Villain: Brad Whitaker
Organization: Self-Employed
Scheme: Drug and weapon trafficking
Henchmen: Georgi Koskov, Necros
Girls: Kara Milovy, Girl in Boat
Allies: Saunders, General Pushkin
Bond's Kill Count: 3
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The Characters (in order of appearance):
[Characters]

M

Played by: Robert Brown

Description: After briefing Bond and the other 00-Agents onboard a plane over Gibraltar, M can also be found at the MI6 safehouse and in his office giving Bond orders.
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002

Played by: Glyn Baker

Description: Along with 004 and 007, 002 parachutes into the training mission in Gibraltar and is promptly killed.
[Characters]

004

Played by: Frederick Warder

Description: Along with 004 and 007, 002 parachutes into the training mission in Gibraltar and is killed when the assassin cuts the rope he is using to scale the face of the mountain.
[Characters]

James Bond

Played by: Timothy Dalton

Description: Timothy Dalton became the fourth man to step into the role of James Bond, 007, and took the character back to his roots. Although he seems a bit stiff for the part, he fits right into the film and adds a gritty and dark aspect to the character.
[Characters]

Teaser Killer

Played by: Unknown

Description: This man kills 002 and 004 at Gibraltar before being chased down by Bond and meeting his own demise at the hands of an exploding jeep.
[Characters]

Teaser Guard

Played by: Paul Weston

Description: This man's one line is, "Hold on, you're dead." He says it right after he shoots the teaser killer with the paintball gun and the killer keeps running past him.
[Characters]

Linda

Played by: Kell Tyler

Description: Linda is the jet-setter bathing beauty who, while speaking to her friend Margo, bemoans how there are no real men. Her theory quickly changes when Bond parachutes onto her boat.
[Characters]

Saunders

Played by: Thomas Wheatley

Description: Saunders is an MI6 agent who helps Bond along his mission. They first meet up in Russia when Koskov is trying to "defect." Later, they meet up again in Vienna where Necros kills Saunders at the carnival.
[Characters]

Kara Milovy

Played by: Maryam d'Abo

Description: Kara Milovy is the main Bond girl of the movie. A talented cellist, she is also Georgi Koskov's girlfriend and involved in the deception of his "defection." After tagging along with Bond searching for Koskov for most of the movie, she eventually realizes that her boyfriend is the villain and falls for Bond while helping him on his mission.
[Characters]

Koskov's Guard 1

Played by: Unknown

Description: This man, along with his partner, are responsible for watching Georgi Koskov while he is at Kara's concert. Needless to say, they lose him.
[Characters]

Koskov's Guard 2

Played by: Unknown

Description: This man, along with his partner, are responsible for watching Georgi Koskov while he is at Kara's concert. Needless to say, they lose him.
[Characters]

Gasworks Supervisor

Played by: Peter Porteous

Description: Essential to Koskov's escape, the Gasworks Supervisor at the Trans Siberian Pipeline is easily distracted by Rosika when Koskov is being smuggled out of Russia in the phig.
[Characters]

Rosika Miklos

Played by: Julie T. Wallace

Description: Bond's connection inside the Trans Siberian Pipeline, Rosika helps him get Koskov into the phig and distracts her supervisor so that they don't get caught by the whistles and alarms that go off when the phig is launched.
[Characters]

Miss Moneypenny

Played by: Caroline Bliss

Description: For the first time since the series started, Lois Maxwell was not playing Moneypenny. Caroline Bliss stepped into the role with a seemingly more Bond-enamored portrayal than ever, if that's possible. She helps Bond out in Q's lab, as well as trying to entice him for an evening rendezvous with her Barry Manilow collection.
[Characters]

Q

Played by: Desmond Llewelyn

Description: The more things change, the more they stay the same. Desmond Llewelyn returns as Q to give Bond his usual assortment of gadgets including the keyring and the new Aston Martin V8. Additionally, he shows Bond one of the more humorous inventions of the series: the Ghetto Blaster.
[Characters]

Milkman

Played by: Unknown

Description: This innocent milkman is murdered by Necros outside the MI6 safehouse. Necros uses the cover to break in and kidnap Koskov.
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Necros

Played by: Andreas Wisniewski

Description: Necros is Brad Whitaker's personal assassin who is responsible for the deaths of numerous characters in the film including the milkman and Saunders.
[Characters]

Sir Frederick Gray

Played by: Geoffrey Keen

Description: The Minister of Defence, Sir Frederick Gray, returns in the MI6 safehouse where he is involved in the debriefing of Koskov.
[Characters]

Butler

Played by: Bill Weston

Description: Bill Weston plays a butler at the MI6 safehouse who is also an MI6 agent. He tries to stop Necros' attack on the compound but unfortunately, loses a battle with Necros.
[Characters]

Security Guard

Played by: Bill Weston

Description: This man is a security guard at the MI6 safehouse when Necros attacks the compound.
[Characters]

Koskov's KGB Minder

Played by: Anthony Carrick

Description: A KGB defector, this man is with Koskov at the MI6 safehouse and identifies the people kidnapping Koskov as KGB.
[Characters]

General Leonid Pushkin

Played by: John Rhys-Davies

Description: General Pushkin is involved in an arms deal with Brad Whitaker, who is trying to cheat the General. In an effort to get Pushkin out of the way, he orchestrates Koskov's "defection" to convince the British that Pushkin is a threat and needs to be killed. However, Bond doubts the truth of this and eventually teams up with Pushkin to get the real villains.
[Characters]

Brad Whitaker

Played by: Joe Don Baker

Description: Before becoming Bond's ally in GoldenEye, Joe Don Baker played the villain of The Living Daylights. Brad Whitaker is a shady arms dealer trying to steal from General Pushkin and set up MI6 to do his dirty work.
[Characters]

Ava

Played by: Dulice Liecier

Description: Ava is General Pushkin's girlfriend who has the misfortune of being a pawn in Bond's attempt to kill Pushkin. Bond uses her as a distraction, stripping her down to her panties and having her startle Pushkin when he walks in the door, hence allowing Bond to get the upper hand. She is also by Pushkin's side when he is falsely assassinated.
[Characters]

Opera Patron

Played by: Michael G. Wilson

Description: When Bond and Kara go to the opera in Vienna, you can briefly see Michael G. Wilson as one of the opera patrons seated down the row from Saunders.

View a screenshot of the cameo
[Characters]

Female CIA Agent 1

Played by: Unknown

Description: After Bond's fake assassination of General Pushkin, a car with two women drives up to him and asks if he is looking for a party. To this Bond replies, "seems like a good idea," and they proceed to drive away from the crime scene. After asking them to pull over, this woman pulls a gun on Bond, takes his and then they drive on to the boat where Felix Leiter is waiting.
[Characters]

Female CIA Agent 2

Played by: Unknown

Description: After Bond's fake assassination of General Pushkin, a car with two women drives up to him and asks if he is looking for a party. To this Bond replies, "seems like a good idea," and they proceed to drive away from the crime scene. This woman is the driver of the car.
[Characters]

Felix Leiter

Played by: John Terry

Description: Felix Leiter meets up with Bond in Tangiers after Bond pretends to assassinate General Pushkin. Leiter is investigating Brad Whitaker, which leads to his teaming up with Bond on the mission.
[Characters]

Colonel Feyador

Played by: John Bowe

Description: Colonel Feyador is one of the men who meets Koskov, Bond and Kara in Afghanistan. He runs the Russian airport and, at Koskov's request, places Bond and Kara in jail.
[Characters]

Jailer

Played by: Ken Sharrock

Description: While in prison in Afghanistan, Bond must fight this jailer in order to escape. After using the stun gas in the keychain to disorient the jailer, the two begin a huge fight which ends with the jailer locked in the very jail Bond and Kara were in before.
[Characters]

Kamran Shah

Played by: Art Malik

Description: Kamran Shah is the leader of the Mujahidin (Afghan resistance) as well as a an Oxford graduate. He helps Bond stop Koskov and, in return, Bond helps the Mujahidin escape from the Russians.
[Characters]

Conductor

Played by: John Barry

Description: John Barry, the man behind most Bond musical scores, makes a brief cameo appearance as the conductor of Kara's concert at the end of the movie.
[Characters]

General Anatol Gogol

Played by: Walter Gotell

Description: Although he was unable to play a large role in the film due to other commitments, General Gogol makes a brief cameo at the end of the film when he is introduced to Kara at her concert.
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