Baron Samedi


Geoffrey Holder as Baron Samedi (credit:

Baron Samedi is a fictional character from the James Bond novel and film, Live and Let Die. In the novel, Baron Samedi is a voodoo figure with whom Mr. Big has chosen to identify himself with to inspire fear among his followers. In the film, he was a separate character and henchman to Mr. Big. In the film he was portrayed by actor Geoffrey Holder. He is a voodoo priest, much like the ones found in Haiti’s  Tonton Macoute..