Clifton James, 96, actor who appeared as Sheriff J.W. Pepper in two James Bond films has taken his Final Taxi.
Film credits included “Cool Hand Luke,” “Eight Men Out” and “The Bonfire of the Vanities.” He appeared in two James Bond films opposite Roger Moore: “Live and Let Die” (1973) and “The Man with the Golden Gun” (1974). He portrayed the a Louisiana sheriff, J.W. Pepper . James would play similar Southern lawman in numerous other roles during his career, including “Silver Streak” and “Superman II”