Yaphet Frederick Kotto is an American actor, known for numerous film roles, as well as starring in the NBC television series Homicide: Life on the Street as Lieutenant Al Giardello. His films include the science-fiction/horror film Alien, and the Arnold Schwarzenegger science-fiction/action film The Running Man. He portrayed the main villain Dr. Kananga/Mr. Big in the James Bond movie Live and Let Die. He appeared opposite Robert De Niro in the comedy thriller Midnight Run as FBI agent Alonzo Moseley.