Goldfinger’s Oddjob was also an Olympic weightlifting star

Harold Sakata, famous for playing Oddjob in the James Bond classic Goldfinger, was also a weightlifting athlete.

He won a silver medal for the United States at the London 1948 Olympic Games.

Sakata was also a professional wrestler. After his role as one of 007’s villains’ henchmen, he was sometimes credited as Harold “Oddjob” Sakata.

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