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1/20/2024 9:09 am  #1

Red Grant (Movie Version)

Real Name: Donovan "Red" Grant
Aliases: Donald "Red" Grant
Identity: Public (known as a henchman and assassin)
Occupation: Assassin, Henchman
Citizenship: Unspecified
Place of Birth: Unspecified
Known Relatives: Unspecified
Group Affiliation: SMERSH (Soviet counterintelligence agency)
Education: Unspecified
First Appearance: From Russia with Love (1963) - Film
History: Donovan "Red" Grant is a fictional character and the secondary antagonist in the 1963 James Bond film From Russia with Love. Portrayed by actor Robert Shaw, Grant is a highly skilled and ruthless assassin employed by the Soviet counterintelligence agency SMERSH.

Grant is assigned to eliminate James Bond as part of a plot to create chaos within the British intelligence community. He is depicted as a physically imposing and formidable adversary, known for his strength, combat skills, and cunning tactics. Grant is a professional killer who adheres strictly to his mission, making him a dangerous and relentless pursuer.

In the film, Grant assumes various disguises and uses his intelligence to track and confront Bond. He engages in a tense and memorable confrontation with Bond aboard the Orient Express, showcasing his combat abilities and resourcefulness.

Height: Unspecified
Weight: Unspecified
Eyes: Blue
Hair: Blonde
Abilities: Grant is a highly trained and skilled assassin. He excels in hand-to-hand combat, marksmanship, and covert operations. Grant's physical strength and resourcefulness make him a formidable opponent, and he is willing to use any means necessary to achieve his objectives.

Accessories: Grant is often seen with various weapons, including a garrote wire hidden in his wristwatch. His no-nonsense attitude, tactical acumen, and imposing physical presence contribute to his portrayal as a memorable Bond henchman.

Notable Appearances:

    From Russia with Love (1963) - Film

Donovan "Red" Grant's character, portrayed by Robert Shaw, remains one of the iconic henchmen in the James Bond film series. His menacing presence, physical prowess, and memorable showdown with Bond aboard the Orient Express contribute to the lasting impact of "From Russia with Love" within the franchise.

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1/20/2024 9:09 am  #2

Re: Red Grant (Movie Version)

As with Klebb, Bond initially thought he was working for SMERSH but he was actually working for SPECTRE

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