Hervé Villechaize Biography
Birthday: April 23, 1943 (Taurus)
Born In: Paris, France
Hervé Jean Pierre Villechaize was a French-American actor, best known for his role of ‘Tattoo’ in the 1978 TV show, ‘Fantasy Island.’ He is also remembered as the villain’s assistant, ‘Nick Nack,’ in the 1974 ‘James Bond’ hit movie, ‘The Man with the Golden Gun.’ Born in Paris, France, he suffered from proportionate dwarfism condition, and faced many difficulties. He learnt painting at ‘École des Beaux-Arts’ and became the youngest artist to have his work displayed at the ‘Museum of Paris.’ Later, he moved to New York, USA, and initially worked as a visual artist. After appearing in a few off-Broadway productions, he began working in films and TV series. Villechaize found it difficult to make ends meet, till he got a break in the ‘James Bond’ movie, ‘The Man with the Golden Gun.’ Later, he achieved more popularity with the TV series, ‘Fantasy Island,’ but was fired due to some dispute with the series’ producers. He was an active member of a movement against child abuse. Villechaize committed suicide at the age of 50, due to his health problems.