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12/11/2023 4:37 pm  #1

Le Chiffre (1967 Movie Version)

Real Name: Le Chiffre
Aliases: None
Identity: Public (known as a criminal mastermind)
Occupation: SMERSH Operative, Casino Owner
Citizenship: French
Place of Birth: Unspecified
Known Relatives: Unspecified
Group Affiliation: SMERSH (Soviet counterintelligence agency)
Education: Unspecified
First Appearance: Casino Royale (1967) - Film
History: Le Chiffre is a fictional character portrayed by Orson Welles in the 1967 film adaptation of Ian Fleming's "Casino Royale." In this comedic and satirical take on the James Bond franchise, Le Chiffre is a SMERSH operative, the Soviet counterintelligence agency. Unlike the serious and dramatic tone of other Bond films, this version presents a farcical interpretation of the iconic character.Le Chiffre's primary role is that of a casino owner, overseeing a baccarat game at the Casino Royale. His affiliation with SMERSH is played for laughs, highlighting the absurdity and over-the-top nature of the film. The character's interactions with Sir James Bond (David Niven) and other humorous elements contribute to the film's comedic tone.
Height: Unspecified
Weight: Unspecified
Eyes: Brown
Hair: Black
Abilities: Le Chiffre, in this comedic version, does not possess physical superhuman abilities. Instead, he is depicted as a stereotypical villain with a penchant for extravagant schemes and a flair for the dramatic. His primary focus is on running the casino and participating in absurd comedic situations.Accessories: Le Chiffre is seen with various accessories typical of a casino owner, such as gambling chips, playing cards, and a dramatic smoking pipe. These accessories contribute to the humorous portrayal of the character.Notable Appearances:

  • Casino Royale (1967) - Film

The 1967 version of Le Chiffre in "Casino Royale" represents a departure from the traditional Bond villain, embracing a comedic and satirical approach. Orson Welles's performance adds a touch of humor and absurdity to the character, making it a memorable and distinctive iteration within the Bond film legacy.

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