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Whose portrayal of Blofeld was the best in the series?

Anthony Dawson/Eric Pohlmann  [From Russia with Love/Thunderball]
1 (16.7%)
Donald Pleasence [You Only Live Twice]
2 (33.3%)
Telly Savalas [On Her Majesty's Secret Service]
3 (50%)
Charles Gray [Diamonds are Forever]
0 (0%)
John Hollis/Peter Marrinker [For Your Eyes Only]
0 (0%)
Max von Sydow [Never Say Never Again]
0 (0%)

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James Bond 007: Ernst Stavro Blofeld
« on: November 07, 2011, 08:04:11 PM »
The character of Ernst Stavro Blofeld was the mastermind behind SPECTRE, the organization featured in a number of early Bond films as the threat to world peace. A handful of actors, and voice actors, played him through the series, who did it best?

Anthony Dawson/ Eric Pohlmann

Donald Pleasence

Telly Savalas

Charles Gray

John Hollis/Peter Marrinker

Max von Sydow
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Re: James Bond 007: Ernst Stavro Blofeld
« Reply #1 on: November 07, 2011, 08:09:02 PM »
"Who loves ya, Bondy?"

Had to go with Telly, solely based on the fact that OHMSS is my favorite Bond.
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Re: James Bond 007: Ernst Stavro Blofeld
« Reply #2 on: November 07, 2011, 08:13:38 PM »
"Who loves ya, Bondy?"

Had to go with Telly, solely based on the fact that OHMSS is my favorite Bond.
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Re: James Bond 007: Ernst Stavro Blofeld
« Reply #3 on: November 07, 2011, 09:21:46 PM »
Telly, always. The most down to earth version of the character, even though he might have come across a bit like a New York thug.
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Re: James Bond 007: Ernst Stavro Blofeld
« Reply #4 on: November 07, 2011, 09:22:27 PM »
I love that you added the freaking FYEO version. LOL.
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-James Bond: A little. But I won't consider myself to be in trouble until I start weeping blood.

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Re: James Bond 007: Ernst Stavro Blofeld
« Reply #5 on: November 07, 2011, 10:55:49 PM »
My memory of Charles Gray is that he was terrible. Completely wrong for the part. Donald Pleasence and that hideous facial scar is the best Blofeld to me.

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Re: James Bond 007: Ernst Stavro Blofeld
« Reply #6 on: November 08, 2011, 10:21:17 AM »
My memory of Charles Gray is that he was terrible. Completely wrong for the part. Donald Pleasence and that hideous facial scar is the best Blofeld to me.

I agree with that sentiment. It's also the criticism I hear and read about most often about his performance in DAF.
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Re: James Bond 007: Ernst Stavro Blofeld
« Reply #7 on: November 08, 2011, 10:59:35 AM »
I don't really remember any of these...

I remember the character, but all these actors are pretty interchangeable for me.

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Re: James Bond 007: Ernst Stavro Blofeld
« Reply #8 on: November 08, 2011, 05:29:23 PM »
1. Donald Plesance
2. Telly Savalas
3. Charles Gray
4. Anthony Dawson/Eric Pohlmann
5. John Hollis/Peter Marrinker
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