American actor Yaphet Kotto has died at the age of 82. This was announced on Facebook by his wife, Tessie Sinahon.
“In some of your films, you played villains, but for many people and me, you became a real hero,”she wrote.
The cause of death of the actor is not specified.
Yaphet Kotto became famous for his roles in such films as “Alien,” “Live and Let Die,” “The Running Man,” “The Thomas Crown Affair,” and others.