James Bond Star Tommy Lane Dies Aged 83

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Tributes have already begun pouring in for the late, great actor.

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Lane had iconic roles in his career.

His most famous roles were in Shaft and Live and Let Die.

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But that’s not all!

His illustrious career also featured roles in films including 1970’s Cotton Comes to Harlem, 1973’s Shamus, 1973’s Ganja & Hess, 1980’s The Pilot, 1983’s Blue Skies Again, 1983’s Eureka, and 1997’s Virtual Weapon.

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He was acting right up until 2007, with a role in Sweat.

Alongside serious acting prowess, Lane was also a talented jazz musician and trumpet player.

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The Miami native died in his home state.

And his passing was confirmed by his daughter, Kamala.

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Lane passed after a battle with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

He leaves behind wife Raquel Bastias-Lane.

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Plus seven children, a stepson and multiple grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Rest in peace.

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