"Silva stands out as a true original in a pantheon of great Bond villains." —
People expect Bond villains to be somebody who is just a wee bit on the crazy side. Actor Javier Bardem is no stranger to such antics. As Silva, Bardem's flamboyant baddie is certainly a bit out there. He's got an awesome hideout on an abandoned Japanese island full of massive broken statues. He's got bleached eyebrows and hair which certainly caught cinephiles attention. To top things off, instead of stroking cats a la Dr. No, Silva finds stroking James Bond's thighs particularly villainous.
Even though our chat didn't find Javier Bardem in character, the gentile actor did speak on being the spooky villain in "Skyfall," which you can see for yourself below: