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* SurprisinglyEliteCannonFodder: He's notable because he looks like an unremarkable RedShirt yet holds his own surprisingly well against ''Necros'', landing a few good punches to the ruthless assassin who's taller, younger and much stronger than him and lasting about 45 seconds, with painful burns on half of his face after Necros forced it on a cooking plate no less, before the assassin knocks him out with a {{frying pan|of doom}}, and he survives to tell the tale. The average RedShirt wouldn't last more than, say, five seconds, provided Necros doesn't strangle him by surprise.

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* SurprisinglyEliteCannonFodder: He's notable because he looks like an unremarkable RedShirt yet holds his own surprisingly well against ''Necros'', landing a few good punches to the ruthless assassin who's taller, younger and much stronger than him and lasting about 45 seconds, with painful burns on half of his face after (after Necros forced it on a cooking plate no less, less), before the assassin knocks him out with a {{frying pan|of doom}}, and doom}}. And he survives to tell the tale. The average RedShirt wouldn't last more than, say, five seconds, provided Necros doesn't strangle him by surprise.


* EveryoneHasStandards: Chews Whitaker out for dressing up as a decorated general when he's only a mercenary (alongside bringing up the fact that Whitaker was kicked out of West Point for cheating), and hates him for having wax statues of butchers such as ''UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler''.

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* EveryoneHasStandards: Chews Whitaker out for dressing up as a decorated general when he's only a mercenary (alongside bringing up the fact that Whitaker was kicked out of booted from West Point for cheating), and hates him for having wax statues of butchers such as ''UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler''.



* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: He proves willing to team up with Bond to help him uncover who's incriminating him for Smiert Spionom. [[spoiler: He also refuses to fall for Koskov's attempts to suck up for him at the end.]]

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* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: He proves willing to team up with Bond to help him uncover who's incriminating him for Smiert Spionom.Smert Shpionam. [[spoiler: He also refuses to fall for Koskov's attempts to suck up for him at the end.]]

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* InterestingSituationDuel: Instead of a straight punch-out or shoot-out, the climactic fight between Bond and Necros involves the two of them striking at each other while dangling from a cargo net that's been ejected out the back of a cargo plane several thousand feet in the air.


* RedShirt: An unnamed MI6 operative Necros has to get rid of in order to kidnap Koskov.
* SurprisinglyEliteCannonFodder: He's notable because he looks like an unremarkable RedShirt yet holds his own surprisingly well against ''Necros'', landing a few good punches to the ruthless assassin who's taller, younger and much stronger than him and lasting about 45 seconds, with painful burns on half of his face after Necros forced it on a cooking plate no less, before the assassin knocks him out with a {{frying pan|of doom}} (and WordOfGod says he lived to tell the tale). The average RedShirt wouldn't last more than, say, five seconds, provided Necros doesn't strangle him by surprise.

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* RedShirt: An unnamed and unremarkable-looking MI6 operative Necros has to get rid of in order to kidnap Koskov.
* SurprisinglyEliteCannonFodder: He's notable because he looks like an unremarkable RedShirt yet holds his own surprisingly well against ''Necros'', landing a few good punches to the ruthless assassin who's taller, younger and much stronger than him and lasting about 45 seconds, with painful burns on half of his face after Necros forced it on a cooking plate no less, before the assassin knocks him out with a {{frying pan|of doom}} (and WordOfGod says doom}}, and he lived survives to tell the tale).tale. The average RedShirt wouldn't last more than, say, five seconds, provided Necros doesn't strangle him by surprise.


* SurprisinglyEliteCannonFodder: He's notable because he looks like an unremarkable RedShirt yet holds his own surprisingly well against ''Necros'', landing a few good punches to the ruthless assassin who's taller, younger and much stronger than him and lasting about 45 seconds, whith painful burns on half of his face after Necros forced it on a cooking plate no less, before the assassin knocks him out with a {{frying pan|of doom}} (and WordOfGod says he lived to tell the tale). The average RedShirt wouldn't last more than, say, five seconds, provided Necros doesn't strangle him by surprise.

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* SurprisinglyEliteCannonFodder: He's notable because he looks like an unremarkable RedShirt yet holds his own surprisingly well against ''Necros'', landing a few good punches to the ruthless assassin who's taller, younger and much stronger than him and lasting about 45 seconds, whith with painful burns on half of his face after Necros forced it on a cooking plate no less, before the assassin knocks him out with a {{frying pan|of doom}} (and WordOfGod says he lived to tell the tale). The average RedShirt wouldn't last more than, say, five seconds, provided Necros doesn't strangle him by surprise.


* BadassBystander: He's notable because he looks like an unremarkable RedShirt yet holds his own surprisingly well against ''Necros'', landing a few good punches to the ruthless assassin who's taller, younger and much stronger than him and lasting about 45 seconds, whith painful burns on half of his face after Necros forced it on a cooking plate no less, before the assassin knocks him out with a {{frying pan|of doom}} (and WordOfGod says he lived to tell the tale). The average RedShirt wouldn't last more than, say, five seconds, provided Necros doesn't strangle him by surprise.


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* SurprisinglyEliteCannonFodder: He's notable because he looks like an unremarkable RedShirt yet holds his own surprisingly well against ''Necros'', landing a few good punches to the ruthless assassin who's taller, younger and much stronger than him and lasting about 45 seconds, whith painful burns on half of his face after Necros forced it on a cooking plate no less, before the assassin knocks him out with a {{frying pan|of doom}} (and WordOfGod says he lived to tell the tale). The average RedShirt wouldn't last more than, say, five seconds, provided Necros doesn't strangle him by surprise.


* UnskilledButStrong: Whitaker clearly isn't anywhere near Bond's skill level, but he does have some basic combat training, not to mention being equipped with high-level body armor and a small arsenal of high-grade assault weaponry, while Bond just has his Walther PPK.

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* UnskilledButStrong: In the final shootout, Whitaker clearly isn't anywhere near Bond's skill level, but he does have some basic combat training, not to mention being equipped with high-level body armor and a small arsenal of high-grade assault weaponry, while Bond just has his Walther PPK.

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* UnskilledButStrong: Whitaker clearly isn't anywhere near Bond's skill level, but he does have some basic combat training, not to mention being equipped with high-level body armor and a small arsenal of high-grade assault weaponry, while Bond just has his Walther PPK.


* FourIsDeath: Appears a grand total of 4 times throughout the film, and dies in the 4th appearance after Bond blows a Wellington bust, which falls on Whitaker and crushes him against a Waterloo display. Bond even lampshades on his death, [[BondOneLiner stating he "met his Waterloo".]]
* ManChild: The actor himself called his character a delusional nut who fancied himself a military leader. In fact, during his 4th appearance, he laughs like a child while fighting with Bond.

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* FourIsDeath: Appears a grand total of 4 times throughout the film, and dies in the 4th appearance after Bond blows a Wellington bust, which falls on Whitaker and crushes him against a Waterloo display. Bond even lampshades on his death, [[BondOneLiner stating he "met his Waterloo".]]
* ManChild: The actor himself called his character a delusional nut who fancied himself a military leader. In fact, during his 4th appearance, he laughs like a child while fighting with Bond.



* PhonyVeteran: Pushkin reprimands him for pretending to be a decorated general when he's nothing but an arms dealer. He was expelled from West Point for cheating, to which Pushkin says with disgust and contempt.

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* PhonyVeteran: Pushkin reprimands him Whitaker for pretending to be a decorated general when he's nothing but an arms dealer. He was expelled from West Point for cheating, to which Pushkin says points out with disgust and contempt.



* SmugSnake: His FatalFlaw. Masterminds the EvilPlan and acts like a real military commander, but he only appears in four scenes total, and [[spoiler:gets outwitted and crushed by Bond in the fourth of those scenes]].

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* SmugSnake: His FatalFlaw. Masterminds the EvilPlan and acts like a real military commander, but he only appears in four scenes total, and [[spoiler:gets [[spoiler:he gets rather easily outwitted and crushed killed by Bond in the fourth of those scenes]].during their fight]].


* DefrostingIceQueen: He is much more friendly with Bond at the cafe.

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* DefrostingIceQueen: DefrostingIceKing: He is much more friendly with Bond at the cafe.

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Characters specific to the Film/JamesBond film ''Film/TheLivingDaylights''. For those in the entire film franchise, see [[Characters/JamesBond here]].

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Characters specific to Character sheet for the Film/JamesBond film ''Film/TheLivingDaylights''. For those in the entire film franchise, see [[Characters/JamesBond here]].


[[folder: Kara Milovy]]
!!Kara Milovy
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[[caption-width-right:350:''"We must not leave without my cello!"'']]
->'''Played by:''' Maryam D'Abo

A Czechslovak cello player who ends up being used as sniper bait by her Russian boyfriend, Koskov. Bond recognises she's an amateur and merely injures her. They end up riding a cello case through the snow and a cargo plane in Afghanistan.
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* ElegantClassicalMusician: She's an elegant cello player.
* {{Expy}}: Of [[Film/FromRussiaWithLove Tatiana Romanova]], somewhat. She's a thoroughly normal and naive but beautiful blonde Eastern European girl who falls in love with Bond. Before getting this gig, D'Abo had played Tatiana in screen tests for potential Bonds.
* GirlOfTheWeek: The main Bond girl of the film.
* HairOfGoldHeartOfGold: A fairly good example of this given she's one of the nicest Bond girls in the series. She's a great deal more accepting of the craziness around her than most women would be. Interestingly, she was also the last blonde Bond girl to be the lead Bond girl until ''Film/{{Spectre}}''.
* KissKissSlap: Deeply infatuated with Koskov and completely loyal to him; this wears off with time though, and the final straw is when he coldly turns her in as a defector, and she deals him a well-deserved slap for it.
* NiceGirl: She's one of the most friendly and lovable women in the series.
* PluckyGirl: She's left to be killed by [[spoiler:her own boyfriend]] as part of his EvilPlan and a lot of craziness happens in between, but ''damn it'', she takes it upon herself to help foil said plan and take said craziness in stride.
* SlapSlapKiss: Her relationship with Bond falters when it's revealed that he's actually a secret agent, but it doesn't last long.
* UnwittingPawn: It turns out that [[spoiler: Koskov himself]] set her, a civilian, to act as the fake sniper during Koskov's defection as part of his plan, fully knowing (and not telling her) that [=MI6=] would try to shoot the sniper dead.

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[[folder: Kara Milovy]]
!!Kara Milovy
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[[caption-width-right:350:''"We must not leave without my cello!"'']]
->'''Played by:''' Maryam D'Abo

A Czechslovak cello player who ends up being used as sniper bait by her Russian boyfriend, Koskov. Bond recognises she's an amateur and merely injures her. They end up riding a cello case through the snow and a cargo plane in Afghanistan.
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* ElegantClassicalMusician: She's an elegant cello player.
* {{Expy}}: Of [[Film/FromRussiaWithLove Tatiana Romanova]], somewhat. She's a thoroughly normal and naive but beautiful blonde Eastern European girl who falls in love with Bond. Before getting this gig, D'Abo had played Tatiana in screen tests for potential Bonds.
* GirlOfTheWeek: The main Bond girl of the film.
* HairOfGoldHeartOfGold: A fairly good example of this given she's one of the nicest Bond girls in the series. She's a great deal more accepting of the craziness around her than most women would be. Interestingly, she was also the last blonde Bond girl to be the lead Bond girl until ''Film/{{Spectre}}''.
* KissKissSlap: Deeply infatuated with Koskov and completely loyal to him; this wears off with time though, and the final straw is when he coldly turns her in as a defector, and she deals him a well-deserved slap for it.
* NiceGirl: She's one of the most friendly and lovable women in the series.
* PluckyGirl: She's left to be killed by [[spoiler:her own boyfriend]] as part of his EvilPlan and a lot of craziness happens in between, but ''damn it'', she takes it upon herself to help foil said plan and take said craziness in stride.
* SlapSlapKiss: Her relationship with Bond falters when it's revealed that he's actually a secret agent, but it doesn't last long.
* UnwittingPawn: It turns out that [[spoiler: Koskov himself]] set her, a civilian, to act as the fake sniper during Koskov's defection as part of his plan, fully knowing (and not telling her) that [=MI6=] would try to shoot the sniper dead.
James Bond]]
-->See [[Characters/JamesBondTheCharacter here]].



[[folder: Georgi Koskov]]
!!General Georgi Koskov
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[[caption-width-right:350:''"I'm sorry, James. For you I have great affection, but we have an old saying-duty has no sweethearts."'']]
->'''Played by:''' Creator/JeroenKrabbe

A defecting Soviet general, whom Bond assisted in defecting from the union. He subsequently accusses Leonid Pushkin of the "Death to Spies" plot.
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* AffablyEvil: [[spoiler:He's a very suave man who turns out to be one half of the BigBadDuumvirate of the film.]]
* BigBadDuumvirate: [[spoiler: He and Whitaker work together as the {{Big Bad}}s of the film]].
* TheChessmaster: [[spoiler:Masterminded his own entire defection, putting [=MI6=] and KGB against each other, and the embezzlement of Soviet government funds to buy a massive shipment of opium from the Mujahideen, intending to keep the profits with enough left over to buy more arms from Whitaker.]]
* ChronicBackstabbingDisorder: [[spoiler:His FatalFlaw. He backstabs the East, the West, Kara, his men, and eventually Whitaker, post mortem, by trying to blame him when things go south. He ultimately fails.]]
* DirtyCoward: [[spoiler:He tries to blame Whitaker solely for his plan. Nobody buys it.]]
* FakeDefector: [[spoiler: Koskov's defection to the West turns out to be a ruse, as he's PlayingBothSides against the middle.]]
* KarmaHoudiniWarranty: [[spoiler: It seems that he will get away with what he has committed by smooth-talking Pushkin, but Pushkin has seen through him, and orders his sending to Moscow... "[[UnusualEuphemism in the diplomatic bag.]]"]]
* NonActionBigBad: [[spoiler:Never engages in any hand-to-hand action. The climax even involves just Bond and Whitaker; Koskov appearing only after Whitaker is killed.]]
* NoOneCouldHaveSurvivedThat: [[spoiler:He survives a head-on collision with a plane which is followed by a massive explosion, yet he climbs out of the Jeep he drove with only some minor burn scars on his face. He's implied to have been executed offscreen when he was captured by Pushkin at Whitaker's mansion however.]]
* ObfuscatingStupidity: [[spoiler:Acts like a total buffoon in front of Bond and the rest of [=MI6=] to deceive them, though that {{narm}}y "happy dance" seems to be actually all him.]]
* PlayingBothSides: [[spoiler: Tries to get the British and Soviet intelligence agencies to duke it out while he gets away with his scam.]]
* RenegadeRussian: The film begins with his defection. [[spoiler:Turns out that he's less of a "West collaborator" guy than a "wants to get away with his scheme" guy.]]
* SmugSnake: [[spoiler:Koskov so ''very'' much wants to be a MagnificentBastard, but doesn't quite make the cut.]]
* WalkingSpoiler: All those spoiler tags...

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[[folder: Georgi Koskov]]
!!General Georgi Koskov
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[[caption-width-right:350:''"I'm sorry, James. For you I have great affection, but we have an old saying-duty has no sweethearts."'']]
->'''Played by:''' Creator/JeroenKrabbe

A defecting Soviet general, whom Bond assisted in defecting from the union. He subsequently accusses Leonid Pushkin of the "Death to Spies" plot.
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* AffablyEvil: [[spoiler:He's a very suave man who turns out to be one half of the BigBadDuumvirate of the film.]]
* BigBadDuumvirate: [[spoiler: He and Whitaker work together as the {{Big Bad}}s of the film]].
* TheChessmaster: [[spoiler:Masterminded his own entire defection, putting [=MI6=] and KGB against each other, and the embezzlement of Soviet government funds to buy a massive shipment of opium from the Mujahideen, intending to keep the profits with enough left over to buy more arms from Whitaker.]]
* ChronicBackstabbingDisorder: [[spoiler:His FatalFlaw. He backstabs the East, the West, Kara, his men, and eventually Whitaker, post mortem, by trying to blame him when things go south. He ultimately fails.]]
* DirtyCoward: [[spoiler:He tries to blame Whitaker solely for his plan. Nobody buys it.]]
* FakeDefector: [[spoiler: Koskov's defection to the West turns out to be a ruse, as he's PlayingBothSides against the middle.]]
* KarmaHoudiniWarranty: [[spoiler: It seems that he will get away with what he has committed by smooth-talking Pushkin, but Pushkin has seen through him, and orders his sending to Moscow... "[[UnusualEuphemism in the diplomatic bag.]]"]]
* NonActionBigBad: [[spoiler:Never engages in any hand-to-hand action. The climax even involves just Bond and Whitaker; Koskov appearing only after Whitaker is killed.]]
* NoOneCouldHaveSurvivedThat: [[spoiler:He survives a head-on collision with a plane which is followed by a massive explosion, yet he climbs out of the Jeep he drove with only some minor burn scars on his face. He's implied to have been executed offscreen when he was captured by Pushkin at Whitaker's mansion however.]]
* ObfuscatingStupidity: [[spoiler:Acts like a total buffoon in front of Bond and the rest of [=MI6=] to deceive them, though that {{narm}}y "happy dance" seems to be actually all him.]]
* PlayingBothSides: [[spoiler: Tries to get the British and Soviet intelligence agencies to duke it out while he gets away with his scam.]]
* RenegadeRussian: The film begins with his defection. [[spoiler:Turns out that he's less of a "West collaborator" guy than a "wants to get away with his scheme" guy.]]
* SmugSnake: [[spoiler:Koskov so ''very'' much wants to be a MagnificentBastard, but doesn't quite make the cut.]]
* WalkingSpoiler: All those spoiler tags...
M]]
-->See [[Characters/JamesBondM here]].



[[folder: Brad Whitaker]]
!!Brad Whitaker
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[[caption-width-right:350:''"You've had your eight, now have my eighty!"'']]
->'''Played by:''' Joe Don Baker

A failed West Point candidate and military history buff turned arms dealer, Brad Whitaker wants to make a billion dollars via opium for diamonds. He is the BigBad of the movie, though he shares the spotlight with his [[TheDragon Dragon]], Necros, and an associate with whom he forms a BigBadDuumvirate.

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[[folder: Brad Whitaker]]
!!Brad Whitaker
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Moneypenny]]
-->See [[Characters/JamesBondMoneypenny here]].
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[[folder: Q]]
-->See [[Characters/JamesBondQ here]].
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[[folder: Saunders]]
!!Saunders
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[[caption-width-right:350:''"You've had your eight, now have my eighty!"'']]
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[[caption-width-right:300:''"I'm reporting to M that you deliberately missed. Your orders were to kill that sniper!"'']]
->'''Played by:''' Joe Don Baker

A failed West Point candidate
Thomas Wheatley

The head of MI6 Section "V" Vienna,
and military history buff turned arms dealer, Brad Whitaker wants to make a billion dollars via opium for diamonds. the mastermind behind Koskov's defection. He is a rather typical British bureaucrat. Following up on a lead Bond gave him, Saunders meets him at the BigBad of Wiener Prater, in a cafe. His investigations have however made him a threat to Whitaker's plans, and so Necros rigs the movie, though he shares automatic doors to the spotlight cafe with his [[TheDragon Dragon]], an explosive device. As Saunders leaves, Necros, and an associate with whom he forms a BigBadDuumvirate.precision timing, detonates the device and this causes the glass doors slam shut with amazing force, crushing Saunders and killing him instantly.



* AffablyEvil: He is genuinely cordial as opposed to many previous Bond villains. This isn't just to Bond too, he's equally so to his allies and General Pushkin.
* ArmchairMilitary: Bond finds him playing the Battle of Gettysburg with models and speculating how it should have gone. He even has a pantheon of "great military commanders" in his headquarters, which included some of history's most famous and infamous figures, such as Hitler, Napoleon, Genghis Khan, Julius Caesar, Alexander the Great, and Attila the Hun. Whitaker holds these men in high regard and calls them "surgeons who removed society's dead flesh". Perhaps the most disturbing thing about this collection is that all representations of these "surgeons" are sculpted to resemble Whitaker himself.
* BigBadDuumvirate: One of the two main villains of the film, alongside [[spoiler:General Koskov]].
* BunnyEarsLawyer: Has a play room and wax museum with him as the star. He's also capable of running rings around the KGB and [=MI6=].
* ChestOfMedals: His uniform of full of medals. Fake ones, in fact, as it's revealed that he was kicked out of West Point for cheating.
* FalseFlagOperation: [[spoiler:The kidnapping of General Koskov and setting up Pushkin]].
* FatalFlaw:
** [[SmugSnake Overconfidence]]. Whitaker thought of himself as a military commander, but he obviously isn't.
** Joe Don Baker, the actor who portrayed him, described his character as a "a nut" who "[[MilesGloriosus thought he]] [[NapoleonDelusion was Napoleon]]."
* FourIsDeath: Appears a grand total of 4 times throughout the film, and dies in the 4th appearance after Bond blows a Wellington bust, which falls on Whitaker and crushes him against a Waterloo display. Bond even lampshades on his death, [[BondOneLiner stating he "met his Waterloo".]]
* ManChild: The actor himself called his character a delusional nut who fancied himself a military leader. In fact, during his 4th appearance, he laughs like a child while fighting with Bond.
* MilesGloriosus: He fancies himself as a great military leader. He isn't.
* NapoleonDelusion: Joe Don Baker, the actor who portrayed him, described his character as a loon who "[[MilesGloriosus thought he was Napoleon]]." In fact, the entrance hall of his house is littered with wax statues of war leaders, or as Pushkin thought of them, "butchers". This showcases his ignorance, as Whitaker thought of himself as a military commander, [[SmugSnake but he obviously isn't]].
* ObliviouslyEvil: The entrance hall of his house is a wax museum of history's greatest military chiefs, which are all portrayed with his face, ''including UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler''. No wonder why Pushkin dislikes him so much (besides Whitaker being a criminal, of course). This also further underscores his ignorance, as Hitler (like Whitaker) was a horribly incompetent strategic commander.
* PhonyVeteran: Pushkin reprimands him for pretending to be a decorated general when he's nothing but an arms dealer. He was expelled from West Point for cheating, to which Pushkin says with disgust and contempt.
* PrivateMilitaryContractors: He's an arms dealer, serving as a mercenary in the Belgian Congo before working with various criminal organizations to help finance his first arms deals after he was kicked out of West Point.
* SmugSnake: His FatalFlaw. Masterminds the EvilPlan and acts like a real military commander, but he only appears in four scenes total, and [[spoiler:gets outwitted and crushed by Bond in the fourth of those scenes]].
%%* XanatosGambit
* WeCanRuleTogether: Offers Bond half of the take for his original plan without missing a beat.

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* AffablyEvil: He is genuinely cordial as opposed ByTheBookCop: Saunders constantly cites the book of rules of procedure of [=MI6=] to many previous Bond.
* DaChief: Berates
Bond villains. This isn't just to Bond too, he's equally so to his allies and General Pushkin.
* ArmchairMilitary: Bond finds him playing the Battle of Gettysburg with models and speculating how it should have gone. He even has a pantheon of "great military commanders" in his headquarters, which included some of history's most famous and infamous figures, such as Hitler, Napoleon, Genghis Khan, Julius Caesar, Alexander the Great, and Attila the Hun. Whitaker holds these men in high regard and calls them "surgeons who removed society's dead flesh". Perhaps the most disturbing thing about this collection is that all representations of these "surgeons" are sculpted to resemble Whitaker himself.
* BigBadDuumvirate: One of the two main villains of the film, alongside [[spoiler:General Koskov]].
* BunnyEarsLawyer: Has a play room and wax museum with him as the star. He's also capable of running rings around the KGB and [=MI6=].
* ChestOfMedals: His uniform of full of medals. Fake ones, in fact, as it's revealed that he was kicked out of West Point
for cheating.
* FalseFlagOperation: [[spoiler:The kidnapping of General Koskov and setting up Pushkin]].
* FatalFlaw:
** [[SmugSnake Overconfidence]]. Whitaker
not having killed Milovy when he thought of himself as she was a military commander, but he obviously isn't.
** Joe Don Baker,
sniper.
* DefrostingIceQueen: He is much more friendly with Bond at
the actor who portrayed him, described cafe.
* TheDoorSlamsYou: [[spoiler: As he leaves
his character as a "a nut" who "[[MilesGloriosus thought he]] [[NapoleonDelusion was Napoleon]]."
* FourIsDeath: Appears a grand total of 4 times throughout
meeting with Bond at the film, and dies cafe, Necros detonates a bomb hidden in the 4th appearance after Bond blows a Wellington bust, which falls on Whitaker and crushes automatic door's controls. This causes the door to slam shut rapidly just as Saunders is passing it, either crushing him against a Waterloo display. Bond even lampshades on his death, [[BondOneLiner stating he "met his Waterloo".or slicing him in two.]]
* ManChild: The actor himself called his character a delusional nut who fancied himself a military leader. In fact, during his 4th appearance, he laughs like a child while fighting with Bond.
* MilesGloriosus: He fancies himself as a great military leader. He isn't.
* NapoleonDelusion: Joe Don Baker, the actor who portrayed him, described his character as a loon who "[[MilesGloriosus thought he was Napoleon]]." In fact, the entrance hall
HalfTheManHeUsedToBe: [[spoiler:The implied fate of his house is littered with wax statues of war leaders, or as Pushkin thought of them, "butchers". This showcases his ignorance, as Whitaker thought of himself as a military commander, [[SmugSnake but he obviously isn't]].
* ObliviouslyEvil: The entrance hall of his house is a wax museum of history's greatest military chiefs, which are all portrayed with his face, ''including UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler''. No wonder why Pushkin dislikes him so much (besides Whitaker being a criminal, of course). This also further underscores his ignorance, as Hitler (like Whitaker) was a horribly incompetent strategic commander.
* PhonyVeteran: Pushkin reprimands him for pretending to be a decorated general
Saunders when he's nothing but Necros shuts an arms dealer. He was expelled automatic door on him from West Point for cheating, to which Pushkin says with disgust and contempt.
the bushes.]]
* PrivateMilitaryContractors: OnlyOneName: He's an arms dealer, serving only referred through as Saunders.
* SacrificialLion: [[spoiler: His death clearly makes the film take
a mercenary turn for the (even more) serious.]]
* TheStrategist: Averted; he brainstormed Koskov's defection, though going by the fact that his plan involves simply putting Koskov
in the Belgian Congo before working with various criminal organizations to help finance trunk of his car (which Bond objects is the first arms deals after he was kicked out of West Point.
* SmugSnake: His FatalFlaw. Masterminds
place they'd look, and indeed, Saunders is later seen looking on in exasperation as the EvilPlan and acts like a real military commander, but he only appears in four scenes total, and [[spoiler:gets outwitted and crushed by Bond in border guards search the fourth trunk of those scenes]].
%%* XanatosGambit
* WeCanRuleTogether: Offers Bond half of the take
his car), his strategies are for his original plan without missing a beat.crap.



[[folder: Necros]]
!!Necros
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[[caption-width-right:350:''"I did not kill him. Bond did!"'']]
->'''Played by:''' Andreas Wisniewski

Widely regarded as the most badass character in the film, save for Bond, he is an ex-KGB Agent and the personal assassin and [[TheDragon Dragon]] to Whitaker [[spoiler:and Koskov.]]

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[[folder: Necros]]
!!Necros
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Green 4]]
!!"Green 4"
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[[caption-width-right:350:''"I did not kill him. Bond did!"'']]
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[[caption-width-right:300:''"Green Four to base!..."'']]
->'''Played by:''' Andreas Wisniewski

Widely regarded as the most badass character in the film, save for Bond, he is an ex-KGB Agent
Bill Weston

A MI6 security operative
and the personal assassin and [[TheDragon Dragon]] to Whitaker [[spoiler:and Koskov.]]butler present during Georgi Koskov's debriefing at Blayden House.



* AbnormalAmmo: The famous milk bottle grenades in the mansion attack.
* AintTooProudToBeg: [[spoiler: Just before falling to his death, he pleads shortly for his life. By far not enough to compromise his badassery though, since in his defense he's hanging out of an airplane holding onto a man's boot thousands of feet in the air, which would be enough to tax even the strongest of men.]]
* BriefAccentImitation: He speaks with four different accents to fool the agents, during the mansion attack sequence. He uses an American accent as a jogger when he first sees the milkman, a Cockney accent while impersonating the milkman after strangling him, a generic "British" accent while on Green-4's radio, and a Russian accent while pretending to be [=KGB=].
* TheBrute: Though significantly more cunning and badass than that.
* ComplexityAddiction: A rare case for a Bond villain, where this carries no consequences. [[spoiler:When he assassinates Saunders, he chooses not to shoot him or use his preferred method of strangulation to kill him. Instead, he strangles ''another'' man (the balloon salesman), disguises himself as him, and programs an automated door to slice Saunders in half. He gets away with this task, and when he tries to strangle Bond in the FinalBattle, it was because he was otherwise unarmed, and to show how much of a CombatPragmatist he is.]]
* CombatPragmatist: Since he cannot enter the mansion in the beginning armed, his improvises alot. Five words: electric knife and frying pan.
* DirtyCommunists: Implied. He mentions he has "comrades" who are "struggling for world revolution" and who depend upon him, and Whitaker notes that his "comrades" are people he sells weapons to. Notably, he does ''not'' work for the Soviet Union, as he is worried that if he [[spoiler: assassinates Pushkin]] they will recognise his handiwork and come after them, so he is probably a member of an extremist group in another country.
** The original script refers to him as a "Greek terrorist assassin", though the film never does.
* DisneyVillainDeath: [[spoiler:Bond cuts his shoe off in the airplane scuffle, and Necros falls off with it in his hands, with Bond remarking, "He got the boot".]]
* TheDragon: He's the one who does most of the legwork for the villains, carrying out assassinations and [[spoiler: staged]] kidnappings. He is also easily the most competent of the bad guys.
* EstablishingCharacterMoment: Hell, the entire attack on the mansion in the beginning of the film is this. Doubles as a SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome.
* {{Expy}}: Of [[Film/FromRussiaWithLove Donald "Red" Grant]]: While several Bond films had blond [[ProfessionalKiller assassins]] as a running reference to him, Necros shares more traits with him; he has a liking for strangling people with strange objects (Grant uses a garrote hidden in a watch, while Necros uses a walkman), dogs Bond throughout the film, kills one of his closest allies and fights him to the death on a moving vehicle.
* GeniusBruiser: Very good with making explosives, particularly the milk bottle grenades, and planning fatal ambushes, such as the one on [[spoiler: Saunders.]]
* ImprovisedWeapon: Several during the mansion scene, as well as the cargo net on Bond in the FinalBattle.
* {{Leitmotif}}: The instrumental version of "Where Has Everybody Gone", by Music/ThePretenders. He even listens to it with his earphones.
* MadBomber: He's very good with explosives, with several grenades disguised as milk bottles and murders Saunders with a bomb-rigged automatic door.
* MasterOfDisguise: He disguises himself as a jogger, a milkman, a balloon salesman, and a doctor, among other disguises.
* MeaningfulName: His name is the Greek prefix for death.
* MrFanservice: One of the biggest examples among male Bond villains. He's at one point seen emerging from a swimming pool in a speedo, and later wears skintight blue jeans that leave very little to the imagination.
* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: A man only known by the Greek prefix for death must leave a lot of people unconfortable.
* PopCulturedBadass: He's quite fond of ''Music/ThePretenders'', an 80's rock band.
* ProfessionalKiller: This appears to be his actual profession. He is tasked with the abduction of Koskov, and the assassinations of [[spoiler:Pushkin and Saunders.]]
* RenegadeRussian: A former [[UsefulNotes/MoscowCentre KGB]] assassin. Though, given that he says that he worked ''with'' the Russians, he might not actually be Russian himself (his actor is German, and "Necros" is Greek for "death").
* ShirtlessScene: While in Whitaker's swimming pool.
* TheStoic: Quite calm and cool, even when blasting an MI6 safehouse to bits with exploding milk bottles.
* VillainSong: "Where has Everybody Gone", by the Pretenders.
* WeaponOfChoice: He likes using a garrotte, or anything that can be used for strangulation. He is evidently good at it though, as even Bond appears harrowed by it, and only escapes thanks to his quick thinking.

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* AbnormalAmmo: The famous milk bottle grenades in the mansion attack.
* AintTooProudToBeg: [[spoiler: Just before falling to his death, he pleads shortly for his life. By far not enough to compromise his badassery though, since in his defense he's hanging out of an airplane holding onto a man's boot thousands of feet in the air, which would be enough to tax even the strongest of men.]]
* BriefAccentImitation: He speaks with four different accents to fool the agents, during the mansion attack sequence. He uses an American accent as a jogger when he first sees the milkman, a Cockney accent while impersonating the milkman after strangling him, a generic "British" accent while on Green-4's radio, and a Russian accent while pretending to be [=KGB=].
* TheBrute: Though significantly more cunning and badass than that.
* ComplexityAddiction: A rare case for a Bond villain, where this carries no consequences. [[spoiler:When he assassinates Saunders, he chooses not to shoot him or use his preferred method of strangulation to kill him. Instead, he strangles ''another'' man (the balloon salesman), disguises himself as him, and programs an automated door to slice Saunders in half. He gets away with this task, and when he tries to strangle Bond in the FinalBattle, it was
BadassBystander: He's notable because he was otherwise unarmed, looks like an unremarkable RedShirt yet holds his own surprisingly well against ''Necros'', landing a few good punches to the ruthless assassin who's taller, younger and to show how much stronger than him and lasting about 45 seconds, whith painful burns on half of a CombatPragmatist he is.]]
* CombatPragmatist: Since he cannot enter the mansion in the beginning armed,
his improvises alot. Five words: electric knife and frying pan.
* DirtyCommunists: Implied. He mentions he has "comrades" who are "struggling for world revolution" and who depend upon him, and Whitaker notes that his "comrades" are people he sells weapons to. Notably, he does ''not'' work for the Soviet Union, as he is worried that if he [[spoiler: assassinates Pushkin]] they will recognise his handiwork and come
face after them, so he is probably a member of an extremist group in another country.
** The original script refers to him as a "Greek terrorist assassin", though the film never does.
* DisneyVillainDeath: [[spoiler:Bond cuts his shoe off in the airplane scuffle, and
Necros falls off forced it on a cooking plate no less, before the assassin knocks him out with it in his hands, with Bond remarking, "He got a {{frying pan|of doom}} (and WordOfGod says he lived to tell the boot".]]
tale). The average RedShirt wouldn't last more than, say, five seconds, provided Necros doesn't strangle him by surprise.
* TheDragon: BattleButler: A trained security agent passing as a butler serving drinks at Blayden House.
* NoNameGiven:
He's the one who does most of the legwork for the villains, carrying out assassinations and [[spoiler: staged]] kidnappings. He is also easily the most competent of the bad guys.
* EstablishingCharacterMoment: Hell, the entire attack on the mansion in the beginning of the film is this. Doubles as a SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome.
* {{Expy}}: Of [[Film/FromRussiaWithLove Donald "Red" Grant]]: While several Bond films had blond [[ProfessionalKiller assassins]] as a running reference to him, Necros shares more traits with him; he has a liking for strangling people with strange objects (Grant uses a garrote hidden in a watch, while Necros uses a walkman), dogs Bond throughout the film, kills one of his closest allies and fights him to the death on a moving vehicle.
* GeniusBruiser: Very good with making explosives, particularly the milk bottle grenades, and planning fatal ambushes, such as the one on [[spoiler: Saunders.]]
* ImprovisedWeapon: Several during the mansion scene, as well as the cargo net on Bond in the FinalBattle.
* {{Leitmotif}}: The instrumental version of "Where Has Everybody Gone", by Music/ThePretenders. He even listens to it with his earphones.
* MadBomber: He's very good with explosives, with several grenades disguised as milk bottles and murders Saunders with a bomb-rigged automatic door.
* MasterOfDisguise: He disguises himself as a jogger, a milkman, a balloon salesman, and a doctor, among other disguises.
* MeaningfulName: His name is the Greek prefix for death.
* MrFanservice: One of the biggest examples among male Bond villains. He's at one point seen emerging from a swimming pool in a speedo, and later wears skintight blue jeans that leave very little to the imagination.
* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: A man
only known by the Greek prefix for death must leave a lot of people unconfortable.
* PopCulturedBadass: He's quite fond of ''Music/ThePretenders'', an 80's rock band.
* ProfessionalKiller: This appears to be
his actual profession. He is tasked with the abduction of Koskov, and the assassinations of [[spoiler:Pushkin and Saunders.]]
CodeName, "Green 4".
* RenegadeRussian: A former [[UsefulNotes/MoscowCentre KGB]] assassin. Though, given that he says that he worked ''with'' the Russians, he might not actually be Russian himself (his actor is German, and "Necros" is Greek for "death").
* ShirtlessScene: While in Whitaker's swimming pool.
* TheStoic: Quite calm and cool, even when blasting an
RedShirt: An unnamed MI6 safehouse to bits with exploding milk bottles.
* VillainSong: "Where
operative Necros has Everybody Gone", by the Pretenders.
* WeaponOfChoice: He likes using a garrotte, or anything that can be used for strangulation. He is evidently good at it though, as even Bond appears harrowed by it, and only escapes thanks
to his quick thinking.get rid of in order to kidnap Koskov.



[[folder: Saunders]]
!!Saunders
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[[caption-width-right:300:''"I'm reporting to M that you deliberately missed. Your orders were to kill that sniper!"'']]
->'''Played by:''' Thomas Wheatley

The head of MI6 Section "V" Vienna, and the mastermind behind Koskov's defection. He is a rather typical British bureaucrat. Following up on a lead Bond gave him, Saunders meets him at the Wiener Prater, in a cafe. His investigations have however made him a threat to Whitaker's plans, and so Necros rigs the automatic doors to the cafe with an explosive device. As Saunders leaves, Necros, with precision timing, detonates the device and this causes the glass doors slam shut with amazing force, crushing Saunders and killing him instantly.

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!!Bond's Allies

[[folder: Saunders]]
!!Saunders
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Kara Milovy]]
!!Kara Milovy
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[[caption-width-right:300:''"I'm reporting to M that you deliberately missed. Your orders were to kill that sniper!"'']]
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[[caption-width-right:350:''"We must not leave without my cello!"'']]
->'''Played by:''' Thomas Wheatley

The head of MI6 Section "V" Vienna, and the mastermind behind Koskov's defection. He is a rather typical British bureaucrat. Following
Maryam D'Abo

A Czechslovak cello player who ends
up on a lead being used as sniper bait by her Russian boyfriend, Koskov. Bond gave him, Saunders meets him at recognises she's an amateur and merely injures her. They end up riding a cello case through the Wiener Prater, in a cafe. His investigations have however made him a threat to Whitaker's plans, snow and so Necros rigs the automatic doors to the cafe with an explosive device. As Saunders leaves, Necros, with precision timing, detonates the device and this causes the glass doors slam shut with amazing force, crushing Saunders and killing him instantly. a cargo plane in Afghanistan.



* ByTheBookCop: Saunders constantly cites the book of rules of procedure of [=MI6=] to Bond.
* DaChief: Berates Bond for not having killed Milovy when he thought she was a sniper.
* DefrostingIceQueen: He is much more friendly with Bond at the cafe.
* TheDoorSlamsYou: [[spoiler: As he leaves his meeting with Bond at the cafe, Necros detonates a bomb hidden in the automatic door's controls. This causes the door to slam shut rapidly just as Saunders is passing it, either crushing him or slicing him in two.]]
* HalfTheManHeUsedToBe: [[spoiler:The implied fate of Saunders when Necros shuts an automatic door on him from the bushes.]]
* OnlyOneName: He's only referred through as Saunders.
* SacrificialLion: [[spoiler: His death clearly makes the film take a turn for the (even more) serious.]]
* TheStrategist: Averted; he brainstormed Koskov's defection, though going by the fact that his plan involves simply putting Koskov in the trunk of his car (which Bond objects is the first place they'd look, and indeed, Saunders is later seen looking on in exasperation as the border guards search the trunk of his car), his strategies are for crap.

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* ByTheBookCop: Saunders constantly cites the book of rules of procedure of [=MI6=] to Bond.
ElegantClassicalMusician: She's an elegant cello player.
* DaChief: Berates {{Expy}}: Of [[Film/FromRussiaWithLove Tatiana Romanova]], somewhat. She's a thoroughly normal and naive but beautiful blonde Eastern European girl who falls in love with Bond. Before getting this gig, D'Abo had played Tatiana in screen tests for potential Bonds.
* GirlOfTheWeek: The main
Bond for not having killed Milovy girl of the film.
* HairOfGoldHeartOfGold: A fairly good example of this given she's one of the nicest Bond girls in the series. She's a great deal more accepting of the craziness around her than most women would be. Interestingly, she was also the last blonde Bond girl to be the lead Bond girl until ''Film/{{Spectre}}''.
* KissKissSlap: Deeply infatuated with Koskov and completely loyal to him; this wears off with time though, and the final straw is
when he thought coldly turns her in as a defector, and she was deals him a sniper.
well-deserved slap for it.
* DefrostingIceQueen: He is much more NiceGirl: She's one of the most friendly and lovable women in the series.
* PluckyGirl: She's left to be killed by [[spoiler:her own boyfriend]] as part of his EvilPlan and a lot of craziness happens in between, but ''damn it'', she takes it upon herself to help foil said plan and take said craziness in stride.
* SlapSlapKiss: Her relationship
with Bond at the cafe.
falters when it's revealed that he's actually a secret agent, but it doesn't last long.
* TheDoorSlamsYou: UnwittingPawn: It turns out that [[spoiler: As he leaves his meeting with Bond at Koskov himself]] set her, a civilian, to act as the cafe, Necros detonates a bomb hidden in the automatic door's controls. This causes the door to slam shut rapidly just as Saunders is passing it, either crushing him or slicing him in two.]]
* HalfTheManHeUsedToBe: [[spoiler:The implied fate of Saunders when Necros shuts an automatic door on him from the bushes.]]
* OnlyOneName: He's only referred through as Saunders.
* SacrificialLion: [[spoiler: His death clearly makes the film take a turn for the (even more) serious.]]
* TheStrategist: Averted; he brainstormed
fake sniper during Koskov's defection, though going by the fact that his plan involves simply putting Koskov in the trunk defection as part of his car (which Bond objects is plan, fully knowing (and not telling her) that [=MI6=] would try to shoot the first place they'd look, and indeed, Saunders is later seen looking on in exasperation as the border guards search the trunk of his car), his strategies are for crap.sniper dead.



[[folder: Leonid Pushkin]]
!!General Leonid Pushkin
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[[caption-width-right:350:''"You do not kill without reason!"'']]
->'''Played by:''' Creator/JohnRhysDavies

The new head of the KGB, replacing General Gogol, and the target of Koskov's claims that he's a hardliner and has recently revived SMERSH.

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[[folder: Leonid Pushkin]]
!!General Leonid Pushkin
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Rosika Miklos]]
!!Rosika Miklos
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[[caption-width-right:227:''"What kind of girl
do not kill without reason!"'']]
you think I am?"'']]
->'''Played by:''' Creator/JohnRhysDavies

The new head of the KGB, replacing
Julie T. Wallace

Bond's contact in Bratislava, Czechoslovakia. She helps get
General Gogol, and Koskov out via the target of Koskov's claims that he's a hardliner and has recently revived SMERSH.[=TransSiberian=] pipeline.



* ButtMonkey: He's treated like a ragdoll through the film.
* DeadpanSnarker: On finding his mistress being held hostage, having James Bond get the drop on him and ending up roughly thrown around the room until he ends up prone with a gun in his face, his response is:
-->'''Pushkin:''' I take it this is not a social call, 007.
* EveryoneHasStandards: Chews Whitaker out for dressing up as a decorated general when he's only a mercenary (alongside bringing up the fact that Whitaker was kicked out of West Point for cheating), and hates him for having wax statues of butchers such as ''UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler''.
* FakingTheDead: In the film's third act, Bond fakes assassinating him to draw Koskov out into the open.
* FriendlyEnemy: Seems to have something like this going with Bond, or at the very least a healthy mutual respect; when he learns of his orders to assassinate Pushkin, Bond protests on the grounds that he can't believe Pushkin is the psychotic hardliner Koskov is painting him as, but relents when M suggests another double-oh agent can take his place. ("If it ''must'' be done.") [[spoiler: He also proves willing to team up with Bond to help him uncover their real enemy, to the point of getting a minor BigDamnHeroes moment at the end.]]
* RealLifeWritesThePlot: [[invoked]] Pushkin's character [[{{Expy}} was created]] when Creator/WalterGotell's health was found not to be up for a major role as Gogol.
* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: He proves willing to team up with Bond to help him uncover who's incriminating him for Smiert Spionom. [[spoiler: He also refuses to fall for Koskov's attempts to suck up for him at the end.]]
* RememberTheNewGuy: Though this is his first appearance, Bond seems to be quite familiar with him. Of course, this is because he's a substitute for Gogol.

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* ButtMonkey: He's treated like a ragdoll through the film.
* DeadpanSnarker: On finding his mistress being held hostage, having James Bond get the drop on him and ending up roughly thrown around the room until he ends up prone with a gun in his face, his response is:
-->'''Pushkin:''' I take it this is not a social call, 007.
* EveryoneHasStandards: Chews Whitaker out for dressing up
BrawnHilda: Subverted. She's presented as a decorated general when he's only a mercenary (alongside bringing up the fact that Whitaker was kicked out straight example of West Point for cheating), and hates him for having wax statues of butchers such as ''UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler''.
* FakingTheDead: In the film's third act, Bond fakes assassinating him to draw Koskov out into the open.
* FriendlyEnemy: Seems to have something like this going with Bond, or at the very least a healthy mutual respect; when he learns of his orders to assassinate Pushkin, Bond protests on the grounds that he can't believe Pushkin is the psychotic hardliner Koskov is painting him as, but relents when M suggests another double-oh agent can take his place. ("If it ''must'' be done.") [[spoiler: He also proves willing to team up with Bond to help him uncover their real enemy, to the point of getting a minor BigDamnHeroes moment at the end.]]
* RealLifeWritesThePlot: [[invoked]] Pushkin's character [[{{Expy}} was created]] when Creator/WalterGotell's health was found not
one (a mannish Czechoslovakian woman). However, she's later shown to be up for a major role able to do the AmazonianBeauty act (to her boss, at least).
* MarshmallowHell: She distracts her boss by pushing her cleavage on his face.
* ShowSomeLeg: She distracts her boss so
as Gogol.
* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: He proves willing
to team up with Bond to help him uncover who's incriminating him for Smiert Spionom. [[spoiler: He also refuses to fall for not notice General Koskov's attempts to suck up for him at defection via the end.]]
* RememberTheNewGuy: Though this is his first appearance, Bond seems to be quite familiar with him. Of course, this is because he's a substitute for Gogol.
pipeline.



[[folder: Rosika Miklos]]
!!Rosika Miklos
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[[caption-width-right:227:''"What kind of girl do you think I am?"'']]
->'''Played by:''' Julie T. Wallace

Bond's contact in Bratislava, Czechoslovakia. She helps get General Koskov out via the [=TransSiberian=] pipeline.

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!!Villains

[[folder: Rosika Miklos]]
!!Rosika Miklos
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Georgi Koskov]]
!!General Georgi Koskov
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[[caption-width-right:227:''"What kind of girl do
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[[caption-width-right:350:''"I'm sorry, James. For
you think I am?"'']]
have great affection, but we have an old saying-duty has no sweethearts."'']]
->'''Played by:''' Julie T. Wallace

Bond's contact
Creator/JeroenKrabbe

A defecting Soviet general, whom Bond assisted
in Bratislava, Czechoslovakia. She helps get General Koskov out via defecting from the [=TransSiberian=] pipeline.union. He subsequently accusses Leonid Pushkin of the "Death to Spies" plot.



* BrawnHilda: Subverted. She's presented as a straight example of one (a mannish Czechoslovakian woman). However, she's later shown to be able to do the AmazonianBeauty act (to her boss, at least).
* MarshmallowHell: She distracts her boss by pushing her cleavage on his face.
* ShowSomeLeg: She distracts her boss so as to not notice General Koskov's defection via the pipeline.

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* BrawnHilda: Subverted. She's presented as AffablyEvil: [[spoiler:He's a straight example of one (a mannish Czechoslovakian woman). However, she's later shown very suave man who turns out to be able to do one half of the AmazonianBeauty act (to her boss, at least).
BigBadDuumvirate of the film.]]
* MarshmallowHell: She distracts her boss by pushing her cleavage on BigBadDuumvirate: [[spoiler: He and Whitaker work together as the {{Big Bad}}s of the film]].
* TheChessmaster: [[spoiler:Masterminded
his face.
* ShowSomeLeg: She distracts her boss so as
own entire defection, putting [=MI6=] and KGB against each other, and the embezzlement of Soviet government funds to not notice General buy a massive shipment of opium from the Mujahideen, intending to keep the profits with enough left over to buy more arms from Whitaker.]]
* ChronicBackstabbingDisorder: [[spoiler:His FatalFlaw. He backstabs the East, the West, Kara, his men, and eventually Whitaker, post mortem, by trying to blame him when things go south. He ultimately fails.]]
* DirtyCoward: [[spoiler:He tries to blame Whitaker solely for his plan. Nobody buys it.]]
* FakeDefector: [[spoiler:
Koskov's defection via to the pipeline.West turns out to be a ruse, as he's PlayingBothSides against the middle.]]
* KarmaHoudiniWarranty: [[spoiler: It seems that he will get away with what he has committed by smooth-talking Pushkin, but Pushkin has seen through him, and orders his sending to Moscow... "[[UnusualEuphemism in the diplomatic bag.]]"]]
* NonActionBigBad: [[spoiler:Never engages in any hand-to-hand action. The climax even involves just Bond and Whitaker; Koskov appearing only after Whitaker is killed.]]
* NoOneCouldHaveSurvivedThat: [[spoiler:He survives a head-on collision with a plane which is followed by a massive explosion, yet he climbs out of the Jeep he drove with only some minor burn scars on his face. He's implied to have been executed offscreen when he was captured by Pushkin at Whitaker's mansion however.]]
* ObfuscatingStupidity: [[spoiler:Acts like a total buffoon in front of Bond and the rest of [=MI6=] to deceive them, though that {{narm}}y "happy dance" seems to be actually all him.]]
* PlayingBothSides: [[spoiler: Tries to get the British and Soviet intelligence agencies to duke it out while he gets away with his scam.]]
* RenegadeRussian: The film begins with his defection. [[spoiler:Turns out that he's less of a "West collaborator" guy than a "wants to get away with his scheme" guy.]]
* SmugSnake: [[spoiler:Koskov so ''very'' much wants to be a MagnificentBastard, but doesn't quite make the cut.]]
* WalkingSpoiler: All those spoiler tags...



[[folder: Green 4]]
!!"Green 4"
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[[caption-width-right:300:''"Green Four to base!..."'']]
->'''Played by:''' Bill Weston

A MI6 security operative and butler present during Georgi Koskov's debriefing at Blayden House.

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[[folder: Green 4]]
!!"Green 4"
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Brad Whitaker]]
!!Brad Whitaker
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[[caption-width-right:300:''"Green Four to base!..."'']]
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[[caption-width-right:350:''"You've had your eight, now have my eighty!"'']]
->'''Played by:''' Bill Weston

Joe Don Baker

A MI6 security operative failed West Point candidate and butler present during Georgi Koskov's debriefing at Blayden House. military history buff turned arms dealer, Brad Whitaker wants to make a billion dollars via opium for diamonds. He is the BigBad of the movie, though he shares the spotlight with his [[TheDragon Dragon]], Necros, and an associate with whom he forms a BigBadDuumvirate.



* BadassBystander: He's notable because he looks like an unremarkable RedShirt yet holds his own surprisingly well against ''Necros'', landing a few good punches to the ruthless assassin who's taller, younger and much stronger than him and lasting about 45 seconds, whith painful burns on half of his face after Necros forced it on a cooking plate no less, before the assassin knocks him out with a {{frying pan|of doom}} (and WordOfGod says he lived to tell the tale). The average RedShirt wouldn't last more than, say, five seconds, provided Necros doesn't strangle him by surprise.
* BattleButler: A trained security agent passing as a butler serving drinks at Blayden House.
* NoNameGiven: He's only known by his CodeName, "Green 4".
* RedShirt: An unnamed MI6 operative Necros has to get rid of in order to kidnap Koskov.

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* BadassBystander: AffablyEvil: He is genuinely cordial as opposed to many previous Bond villains. This isn't just to Bond too, he's equally so to his allies and General Pushkin.
* ArmchairMilitary: Bond finds him playing the Battle of Gettysburg with models and speculating how it should have gone. He even has a pantheon of "great military commanders" in his headquarters, which included some of history's most famous and infamous figures, such as Hitler, Napoleon, Genghis Khan, Julius Caesar, Alexander the Great, and Attila the Hun. Whitaker holds these men in high regard and calls them "surgeons who removed society's dead flesh". Perhaps the most disturbing thing about this collection is that all representations of these "surgeons" are sculpted to resemble Whitaker himself.
* BigBadDuumvirate: One of the two main villains of the film, alongside [[spoiler:General Koskov]].
* BunnyEarsLawyer: Has a play room and wax museum with him as the star.
He's notable because also capable of running rings around the KGB and [=MI6=].
* ChestOfMedals: His uniform of full of medals. Fake ones, in fact, as it's revealed that
he looks like an unremarkable RedShirt yet holds was kicked out of West Point for cheating.
* FalseFlagOperation: [[spoiler:The kidnapping of General Koskov and setting up Pushkin]].
* FatalFlaw:
** [[SmugSnake Overconfidence]]. Whitaker thought of himself as a military commander, but he obviously isn't.
** Joe Don Baker, the actor who portrayed him, described
his own surprisingly well character as a "a nut" who "[[MilesGloriosus thought he]] [[NapoleonDelusion was Napoleon]]."
* FourIsDeath: Appears a grand total of 4 times throughout the film, and dies in the 4th appearance after Bond blows a Wellington bust, which falls on Whitaker and crushes him
against ''Necros'', landing a few good punches to Waterloo display. Bond even lampshades on his death, [[BondOneLiner stating he "met his Waterloo".]]
* ManChild: The actor himself called his character a delusional nut who fancied himself a military leader. In fact, during his 4th appearance, he laughs like a child while fighting with Bond.
* MilesGloriosus: He fancies himself as a great military leader. He isn't.
* NapoleonDelusion: Joe Don Baker,
the ruthless assassin who's taller, younger and much stronger than him and lasting about 45 seconds, whith painful burns on half actor who portrayed him, described his character as a loon who "[[MilesGloriosus thought he was Napoleon]]." In fact, the entrance hall of his face after Necros forced it on a cooking plate no less, before the assassin knocks him out house is littered with wax statues of war leaders, or as Pushkin thought of them, "butchers". This showcases his ignorance, as Whitaker thought of himself as a {{frying pan|of doom}} (and WordOfGod military commander, [[SmugSnake but he obviously isn't]].
* ObliviouslyEvil: The entrance hall of his house is a wax museum of history's greatest military chiefs, which are all portrayed with his face, ''including UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler''. No wonder why Pushkin dislikes him so much (besides Whitaker being a criminal, of course). This also further underscores his ignorance, as Hitler (like Whitaker) was a horribly incompetent strategic commander.
* PhonyVeteran: Pushkin reprimands him for pretending to be a decorated general when he's nothing but an arms dealer. He was expelled from West Point for cheating, to which Pushkin
says he lived to tell the tale). The average RedShirt wouldn't last more than, say, five seconds, provided Necros doesn't strangle him by surprise.
with disgust and contempt.
* BattleButler: A trained security agent passing as a butler serving drinks at Blayden House.
* NoNameGiven:
PrivateMilitaryContractors: He's an arms dealer, serving as a mercenary in the Belgian Congo before working with various criminal organizations to help finance his first arms deals after he was kicked out of West Point.
* SmugSnake: His FatalFlaw. Masterminds the EvilPlan and acts like a real military commander, but he
only known appears in four scenes total, and [[spoiler:gets outwitted and crushed by Bond in the fourth of those scenes]].
%%* XanatosGambit
* WeCanRuleTogether: Offers Bond half of the take for
his CodeName, "Green 4".
* RedShirt: An unnamed MI6 operative Necros has to get rid of in order to kidnap Koskov.
original plan without missing a beat.


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[[folder: Necros]]
!!Necros
[[quoteright:350:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/The-Living-Daylights-Necros-Andreas-Wisniewski_7234.png]]
[[caption-width-right:350:''"I did not kill him. Bond did!"'']]
->'''Played by:''' Andreas Wisniewski

Widely regarded as the most badass character in the film, save for Bond, he is an ex-KGB Agent and the personal assassin and [[TheDragon Dragon]] to Whitaker [[spoiler:and Koskov.]]
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* AbnormalAmmo: The famous milk bottle grenades in the mansion attack.
* AintTooProudToBeg: [[spoiler: Just before falling to his death, he pleads shortly for his life. By far not enough to compromise his badassery though, since in his defense he's hanging out of an airplane holding onto a man's boot thousands of feet in the air, which would be enough to tax even the strongest of men.]]
* BriefAccentImitation: He speaks with four different accents to fool the agents, during the mansion attack sequence. He uses an American accent as a jogger when he first sees the milkman, a Cockney accent while impersonating the milkman after strangling him, a generic "British" accent while on Green-4's radio, and a Russian accent while pretending to be [=KGB=].
* TheBrute: Though significantly more cunning and badass than that.
* ComplexityAddiction: A rare case for a Bond villain, where this carries no consequences. [[spoiler:When he assassinates Saunders, he chooses not to shoot him or use his preferred method of strangulation to kill him. Instead, he strangles ''another'' man (the balloon salesman), disguises himself as him, and programs an automated door to slice Saunders in half. He gets away with this task, and when he tries to strangle Bond in the FinalBattle, it was because he was otherwise unarmed, and to show how much of a CombatPragmatist he is.]]
* CombatPragmatist: Since he cannot enter the mansion in the beginning armed, his improvises alot. Five words: electric knife and frying pan.
* DirtyCommunists: Implied. He mentions he has "comrades" who are "struggling for world revolution" and who depend upon him, and Whitaker notes that his "comrades" are people he sells weapons to. Notably, he does ''not'' work for the Soviet Union, as he is worried that if he [[spoiler: assassinates Pushkin]] they will recognise his handiwork and come after them, so he is probably a member of an extremist group in another country.
** The original script refers to him as a "Greek terrorist assassin", though the film never does.
* DisneyVillainDeath: [[spoiler:Bond cuts his shoe off in the airplane scuffle, and Necros falls off with it in his hands, with Bond remarking, "He got the boot".]]
* TheDragon: He's the one who does most of the legwork for the villains, carrying out assassinations and [[spoiler: staged]] kidnappings. He is also easily the most competent of the bad guys.
* EstablishingCharacterMoment: Hell, the entire attack on the mansion in the beginning of the film is this. Doubles as a SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome.
* {{Expy}}: Of [[Film/FromRussiaWithLove Donald "Red" Grant]]: While several Bond films had blond [[ProfessionalKiller assassins]] as a running reference to him, Necros shares more traits with him; he has a liking for strangling people with strange objects (Grant uses a garrote hidden in a watch, while Necros uses a walkman), dogs Bond throughout the film, kills one of his closest allies and fights him to the death on a moving vehicle.
* GeniusBruiser: Very good with making explosives, particularly the milk bottle grenades, and planning fatal ambushes, such as the one on [[spoiler: Saunders.]]
* ImprovisedWeapon: Several during the mansion scene, as well as the cargo net on Bond in the FinalBattle.
* {{Leitmotif}}: The instrumental version of "Where Has Everybody Gone", by Music/ThePretenders. He even listens to it with his earphones.
* MadBomber: He's very good with explosives, with several grenades disguised as milk bottles and murders Saunders with a bomb-rigged automatic door.
* MasterOfDisguise: He disguises himself as a jogger, a milkman, a balloon salesman, and a doctor, among other disguises.
* MeaningfulName: His name is the Greek prefix for death.
* MrFanservice: One of the biggest examples among male Bond villains. He's at one point seen emerging from a swimming pool in a speedo, and later wears skintight blue jeans that leave very little to the imagination.
* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: A man only known by the Greek prefix for death must leave a lot of people unconfortable.
* PopCulturedBadass: He's quite fond of ''Music/ThePretenders'', an 80's rock band.
* ProfessionalKiller: This appears to be his actual profession. He is tasked with the abduction of Koskov, and the assassinations of [[spoiler:Pushkin and Saunders.]]
* RenegadeRussian: A former [[UsefulNotes/MoscowCentre KGB]] assassin. Though, given that he says that he worked ''with'' the Russians, he might not actually be Russian himself (his actor is German, and "Necros" is Greek for "death").
* ShirtlessScene: While in Whitaker's swimming pool.
* TheStoic: Quite calm and cool, even when blasting an MI6 safehouse to bits with exploding milk bottles.
* VillainSong: "Where has Everybody Gone", by the Pretenders.
* WeaponOfChoice: He likes using a garrotte, or anything that can be used for strangulation. He is evidently good at it though, as even Bond appears harrowed by it, and only escapes thanks to his quick thinking.
[[/folder]]

!!KGB

[[folder: Leonid Pushkin]]
!!General Leonid Pushkin
[[quoteright:350:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/general-leonid-pushkin_400.jpg]]
[[caption-width-right:350:''"You do not kill without reason!"'']]
->'''Played by:''' Creator/JohnRhysDavies

The new head of the KGB, replacing General Gogol, and the target of Koskov's claims that he's a hardliner and has recently revived SMERSH.
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* ButtMonkey: He's treated like a ragdoll through the film.
* DeadpanSnarker: On finding his mistress being held hostage, having James Bond get the drop on him and ending up roughly thrown around the room until he ends up prone with a gun in his face, his response is:
-->'''Pushkin:''' I take it this is not a social call, 007.
* EveryoneHasStandards: Chews Whitaker out for dressing up as a decorated general when he's only a mercenary (alongside bringing up the fact that Whitaker was kicked out of West Point for cheating), and hates him for having wax statues of butchers such as ''UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler''.
* FakingTheDead: In the film's third act, Bond fakes assassinating him to draw Koskov out into the open.
* FriendlyEnemy: Seems to have something like this going with Bond, or at the very least a healthy mutual respect; when he learns of his orders to assassinate Pushkin, Bond protests on the grounds that he can't believe Pushkin is the psychotic hardliner Koskov is painting him as, but relents when M suggests another double-oh agent can take his place. ("If it ''must'' be done.") [[spoiler: He also proves willing to team up with Bond to help him uncover their real enemy, to the point of getting a minor BigDamnHeroes moment at the end.]]
* RealLifeWritesThePlot: [[invoked]] Pushkin's character [[{{Expy}} was created]] when Creator/WalterGotell's health was found not to be up for a major role as Gogol.
* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: He proves willing to team up with Bond to help him uncover who's incriminating him for Smiert Spionom. [[spoiler: He also refuses to fall for Koskov's attempts to suck up for him at the end.]]
* RememberTheNewGuy: Though this is his first appearance, Bond seems to be quite familiar with him. Of course, this is because he's a substitute for Gogol.
[[/folder]]

[[folder: General Gogol]]
-->See [[Characters/JamesBondRecurringCharacters here]].
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