Stephen Hawking Would Like to Be a Bond Villain, Thank You Very Much

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Actor Stephen Hawking, best known for his work on Futurama, The Simpsons, and Star Trek: The Next Generation, is publicly lobbying for a role in the Bond franchise. Hawking has spent the bulk of his career playing small character parts, but as he tells Wired, "My ideal role would be a baddie in a James Bond film. I think the wheelchair and the computer voice would fit the part." When he's not shamelessly seeking meatier acting parts, Hawking is a regular on the talk-show circuit and also dabbles in physics.