Abraham Benrubi (1969 - )
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Abraham Benrubi in U Turn

Film DeathsEdit

  • Wristcutters: A Love Story (2006) [Erik]: Commits suicide (off-screen) by shooting himself in the head, some time before his first appearance; he appears as a spirit in the afterlife for suicides, sharing an apartment with Patrick Fugit.
  • The Finest Hours (2016) [George 'Tiny Meyers]: Killed when he is accidentally struck in the head by Chris Pine's rescue boat after falling from a rope ladder into the stormy water; his body is seen sinking underwater afterwards.

TV DeathsEdit

  • Robot Chicken: Junk in the Trunk (2005; animated) [Optimus Prime]: Providing the voice of the Transformer, he dies of prostate cancer in the hospital, with several other Transformers gathered by his bedside. His body transforms into a coffin after his death. (Played for comic effect, obviously.) (Thanks to Neil)
  • Robot Chicken: In Bed Surrounded by Loved Ones (2012) [Optimus Prime / Tummi Gummi / Bill the Lego Man]: Portraying multiple roles, "Bill the Lego Man" is shot to death by the police while attempting to demolish Alex Winter's house. ("Optimus Prime" and "Tummi Gummi" survive the episode.) (Played for comic effect.)

Notable ConnectionsEdit

  • Son of Asher Benrubi (DJ Smash, radio broadcaster)


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