FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE
played by Robert Shaw, Red Grant is a convicted killer trained by SPECTRE as an
assassin. In From Russia With Love, his mission is simple, to avenge Dr. No by
eliminating 007. Part of an elaborate SPECTRE plot, Grant plays his part to
perfection and is finally only defeated by Bond's clever use of his Q-branch
gadgetry. Without a doubt one of Bond's toughest adversaries to date.
"The first one won't kill you... not the second... not even the third... Not till you crawl over here and you kiss my foot."
former head of SMERSH, Rosa Klebb (played by Lotte Lenya) defected from the
Russian secret service to join SPECTRE as their number 3. Her mission was to
entice Bond into a trap, using as bait a Lektor decoder and a beautiful Russian
cypher clerk. A stern, resourceful woman, in From Russia With Love, Klebb was
tough and efficient, but still had her kicks.
"He seems fit enough..."