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Mission: Moonraker
Released: June 27, 1979
Bond: Roger Moore
Director: Lewis Gilbert
Budget: $34 Million
Worldwide Boxoffice: $202.7 Million
Running Time: 126 Minutes

Villain: Hugo Drax
Organization: Self-Employed
Scheme: The murder of all life on earth
Henchmen: Jaws, Chang
Girls: Jet Hostess, Holly Goodhead,
          Corinne DuFour, Manuella
Allies: Gogol, Colonel Scott
Bond's Kill Count: 4
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[Moonraker Special Edition]
The Characters (in order of appearance):
[Moonraker Characters]

747 Pilot

Played by: George Birt

Description: This man is the pilot of the ill-fated Boeing 747 that is destroyed when the Moonraker shuttle is hijacked during the film's pre-title sequence.
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Moonraker Thief 1

Played by: Unknown

Description: This man is one of the two henchmen assigned with hijacking the Moonraker shuttle during its transportation in the pre-title sequence.
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Moonraker Thief 2

Played by: Unknown

Description: This is the other of the two henchmen assigned with hijacking the Moonraker shuttle during its transportation in the pre-title sequence.
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M

Played by: Bernard Lee

Description: In his final appearance in the role, Bernard Lee's M gets a lot of screen time. He receives the news that the Moonraker shuttle has been hijacked, gives Bond his orders, goes to Drax's Venetian hideout and further advises Bond in Brazil. Sadly, Bernard Lee would pass away shortly after Moonraker's release.
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Miss Moneypenny

Played by: Lois Maxwell

Description: Miss Moneypenny travels the world with M in Moonraker, operating in both London and Brazil. Despite this, she still has very little screen time.
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James Bond

Played by: Roger Moore

Description: Making his fourth appearance as James Bond, Roger Moore seems right at home in the role, jumping around the world to investigate and stop Hugo Drax. Moonraker takes Bond into outer space for the first time in his career where he looks, and is, completely out of his element.
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Private Jet Hostess

Played by: Leila Shenna

Description: Bond is kissing this beauty aboard a private jet during the pre-title sequence. She would quickly reveal her true colors and join the pilot in trying to kill Bond.
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Private Jet Pilot

Played by: Jean-Pierre Castaldi

Description: This man pilots the private jet in the pre-title sequence. In a futile attempt to kill Bond, he shoots the jet's controls and jumps out, leaving Bond to perish with the plummeting plane. Bond instead jumps out of the jet, catches up with the pilot and steals his parachute.
[Moonraker Characters]

Jaws

Played by: Richard Kiel

Description: After a public letter-writing campaign resulted in the return of Jaws, this larger-than-life villain goes to the aid of Hugo Drax in his quest for world domination. However, after meeting Dolly, his eventual girlfriend, Jaws turns to the side of good and helps Bond and Holly Goodhead escape from the Moonraker space station. Jaws and Dolly both survive the explosion.
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Corrine DuFour

Played by: Corinne Clery

Description: Corrine DuFour is Hugo Drax's private helicopter pilot who picks up Bond when he is visiting Drax in his California mansion. She later falls victim to Bond's charms and shows him where Drax's safe is hidden. DuFour is eventually murdered by Drax's killer dogs.
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Cavendish

Played by: Arthur Howard

Description: Cavendish is Hugo Drax's personal butler who presents Bond to Drax in his piano room in California.
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Hugo Drax

Played by: Michael Lonsdale

Description: Hugo Drax is essentially a Stromburg clone, a megalomaniac obsessed with the perfection of mankind and convinced that the near-extinction of the human race is the only way to achieve it. To do this, Drax creates the Moonraker space station, which he populates with a group of genetically superior individuals who will form the new human race. He meets his end when Bond shoots him with his wrist dart gun and then sucks him into outer space.
[Moonraker Characters]

Countess Labinsky

Played by: Catherine Serre

Description: Countess Labinski is one of the two beautiful women enjoying Drax's piano playing when Bond first meets him in California. She later appears as one of the women chosen to repopulate the human race.
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Lady Victoria Devon

Played by: Françoise Gayat

Description: Lady Victoria Devon is sitting next to Countess Labinski when Bond first meets Drax in California. She too later appears as one of the women chosen to repopulate the human race.
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Chang

Played by: Toshirô Suga

Description: Chang is one of Drax's henchmen who first tries to kill Bond in the centrifuge machine in California. He later has a memorable battle with 007 in Venice in both the glass museum and then up top a clock tower.
[Moonraker Characters]

Holly Goodhead

Played by: Lois Chiles

Description: A CIA agent and Vassar graduate, Holly Goodhead is Bond's contact inside Drax's California mansion. The main Bond girl of the movie, she and 007 eventually go into space to stop Drax's fiendish plan.
[Moonraker Characters]

Q

Played by: Desmond Llewelyn

Description: Q is first seen in M's office when he gives Bond the wrist dart gun. Later, Bond visits his Brazil lab and is given the hydrofoil boat he uses to escape from Jaws.
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Sir Frederick Gray

Played by: Geoffrey Keen

Description: Sir Frederick Gray, Minister of Defense, is in the office with M when Bond first visits London to get his orders. Gray is later seen in Venice ordering M to take Bond off the case after being embarrassed in front of Drax.
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Drax's Assassin

Played by: Unknown

Description: This man attempts to kill Bond when he and Drax are game shooting in California. Bond spots him and shoots him rather than a duck leading to the exchange: "You missed, Mr. Bond." Bond: "Did I?"
[Moonraker Characters]

Albert R. Broccoli, Dana Broccoli and
Michael G. Wilson

Played by: Albert R. Broccoli, Dana Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson

Description: The only time these three Bond big-wigs appear on screen together, Albert R. Broccoli, Dana Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson can briefly be seen when Bond first arrives in Venice. Click below for a full-sized version of the scene.

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[Moonraker Characters]

Venini Glass Receptionist

Played by: Irka Bochenkon

Description: When Bond visits Venini Glass in Venice, this beautiful woman is the receptionist. She is later seen as one of Drax's "perfect women" tasked with repopulating the human race.
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Venini Glass Tourguide

Played by: Anne Lonnberg

Description: In addition to being a tourguide at Venini Glass, Anne Lonnberg is one of Drax's "perfect women."
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Gondola Killer

Played by: Unknown

Description: When Bond is taking a peaceful gondola ride in Venice, this man pops up out of a coffin on another boat and tries to kill 007. Bond catches his knife and throws it back at the man, killing him instantly.
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Coffin Spotter

Played by: Alfie Bass

Description: This man spots the coffin floating in the river in Venice. He is also the same man on the beach when Bond and XXX came out of the ocean in the Lotus in The Spy Who Loved Me.
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Venice Boat Captain

Played by: Michel Berreur

Description: While in Venice, Bond is chased through the canals by a boat piloted by this man.
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Lewis Gilbert

Played by: Lewis Gilbert

Description: Making a cameo, director Lewis Gilbert is briefly seen when Bond is traveling through St. Marks Square in his hydro-gondola. He is the man who gets wine poured on him. Click below for a full-sized version of the scene.

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[Moonraker Characters]

Venice Opera Singer

Played by: Johnny Traber

Description: Singing opera in St. Marks Square can be a dangerous occupation when Bond is fighting Chang high above you. This man's aria is interrupted when Chang crashes through the accompanying piano leading Bond to say, "Play it again Sam!"
[Moonraker Characters]

Metal Detector Guard

Played by: Carlos Kurt

Description: This gentleman is briefly seen when Jaws goes through a metal detector at the airport in California. His shocked expression when Jaws smiles and shows why the detector went off is memorable enough to warrant a photo in this section.
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Rio Hotel Manager

Played by: Peter Howitt

Description: This man is the hotel manager in Rio de Janeiro when Bond checks in.
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Manuella

Played by: Emily Bolton

Description: Bond's Rio de Janeiro contact, Manuella helps Bond track down the Drax Air Freight shipment. In addition to almost being "eaten" by Jaws, she helps Bond "kill a few hours in Rio."
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Jaws' Friend

Played by: Unknown

Description: When Jaws is attacking Bond and Goodhead on the gondola in Rio, this man knocks out the gondola technician and tries to help Jaws kill the two agents.
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Dolly

Played by: Blanche Ravalec

Description: In perhaps the strangest love affair in the series, Jaws meets Dolly in Rio after his failed attempt on Bond and Goodhead's lives. The complete opposite of Jaws, Dolly is a short blond girl with pigtails, glasses and braces. It is her influence that leads Jaws to the side of good and she also hears the one line Jaws says in his two movies, "Well, here's to us."
[Moonraker Characters]

Ambulance Thug

Played by: Guy Di Rigo

Description: After the gondola incident, Bond and Goodhead are captured by a villainous group of ambulance operators, headed up by this gentleman.
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Perfect Woman 1

Played by: Beatrice Libert

Description: This woman is one of Drax's "perfect women" who are tasked with repopulating the human race.
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Perfect Woman 2

Played by: Christine Hui

Description: This woman is one of Drax's "perfect women" who are tasked with repopulating the human race.
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Perfect Woman 3

Played by: Unknown

Description: This woman is one of Drax's "perfect women" who are tasked with repopulating the human race.
Thanks to Andre Verhoeven for providing me with the actress' name
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Perfect Woman 4

Played by: Chichinou Kaeppler

Description: This woman is one of Drax's "perfect women" who are tasked with repopulating the human race.
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Colonel Scott

Played by: Mike Marshall

Description: Colonel Scott is the leader of the Space Marines sent to Drax's Moonraker station in an attempt to stop his dastardly scheme.
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Michael G. Wilson

Played by: Michael G. Wilson

Description: Making a cameo, producer Michael G. Wilson makes 3 appereances as a NASA Technician (pictured here), a Man in St. Mark's Square and as Captain Scott's Co-Pilot. Click below for a full-sized version of the scene.

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General Anatol Gogol

Played by: Walter Gotell

Description: General Gogol has a brief scene where he denies Russia's involvement in the creation of the Moonraker space station.
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Gogol's Girlfriend

Played by: Lizzie Warville

Description: When the Americans call Gogol to enquire as to Russia's involvement in the Moonraker space station's existence, he is in bed with this beautiful woman. She is also his secretary in The Spy Who Loved Me.
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