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12/11/2023 4:44 pm  #1

Dr. No (Movie Version)

Real Name: Dr. Julius No
Aliases: Dr. No
Identity: Public (known as a reclusive scientist and criminal)
Occupation: Former Tongs Enforcer, Nuclear Scientist, Criminal Mastermind
Citizenship: German (raised in China), later Chinese
Place of Birth: Peking, China
Known Relatives: Unspecified
Group Affiliation: Unspecified
Education: Doctorate in Applied Sciences
First Appearance: Dr. No (1962) - Film
History: Dr. Julius No is a fictional character and the main antagonist in the 1962 James Bond film Dr. No. Portrayed by Joseph Wiseman, Dr. No is the first Bond villain to appear on screen and sets the tone for the iconic adversaries that follow.Born in Peking, China, to a German missionary and a Chinese mother, Dr. No experienced a difficult upbringing. He eventually became an enforcer for the Tongs in Shanghai before being disfigured and losing his hands in a radiation accident. After this incident, Dr. No became a brilliant nuclear scientist and a wealthy criminal mastermind.The film introduces Dr. No as a reclusive and eccentric figure who resides on the fictional island of Crab Key in the Caribbean. He is revealed to be the mastermind behind various acts of sabotage and interference with American rocket launches, threatening the stability of the Cold War.Bond is sent to investigate Dr. No's activities, leading to a climactic confrontation on Crab Key. Dr. No is known for his distinctive metal hands, a result of the radiation accident. He is also depicted with a strong association with the criminal organization SPECTRE, setting the stage for future Bond villains.
Height: Unspecified
Weight: Unspecified
Eyes: Brown
Hair: Bald
Abilities: Dr. No does not possess physical superhuman abilities, but he is a highly intelligent and resourceful scientist. He has expertise in nuclear physics and technology, using his knowledge to further his criminal enterprises. Dr. No's metal hands are prosthetic, providing enhanced strength and durability.
Accessories: Dr. No's metal hands are a distinctive feature, serving both as a practical solution to his physical limitations and a menacing symbol of his ruthlessness. He also utilizes advanced technology and a secret lair on Crab Key, complete with a nuclear reactor.
Notable Appearances:

  • Dr. No (1962) - Film

Dr. No's character set the standard for Bond villains, establishing the template for sophisticated, intelligent adversaries with grandiose plans and unique physical traits. Joseph Wiseman's portrayal and the character's impact on popular culture contribute to the enduring legacy of Dr. No in the James Bond franchise.

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