Albert Dekker (1905 - 1968)

Albert Dekker (left, with Ava Gardner) in The Killers

Member of the California State Assembly from the 57th district from 1945 - 1947

Film Deaths[edit | edit source]

  • Beau Geste (1939) [Legionnaire Schwartz]: Shot to death in a battle with Arab soldiers.
  • Dr. Cyclops (1940) [Dr. Alexander Thorkel]: Falls to his death down a mineshaft while chasing his shrunken prisoners through the jungle.
  • The Killers (A Man Alone) (1946) [Big Jim Colfax]: Shot in the stomach (off-screen) in a shoot-out with Jack Lambert in Albert's home; he dies on the staircase shortly after the police arrive, while Ava Gardner pleads with him to exonerate her.
  • Texas Kid, Outlaw (The Kid From Texas) (1950) [Alexander Kain]: Shot dead by Will Geer as he goes to gun down Audie Murphy. (Thanks to Brian)

TV Deaths[edit | edit source]

Notable connections[edit | edit source]

  • Ex-Mr. Esther Guirini.
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