Smithers is one of Q's trusted lab assistants. He appears in the 1981 James Bond film For Your Eyes Only and 1983's Octopussy and is played by Jeremy Bulloch.
He makes his first appearance in For Your Eyes Only, where he and Q were in the middle of testing an arm cast battering ram when James Bond comes in.
He reappears in Octopussy, where Bond, Q and Vijay observe a thron laced door that can hit anyone, who hits the door with the knocker.
Behind the scenes
Bulloch also played the bounty hunter Boba Fett in the Star Wars films The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi.