Ben Johnson in The Wild Bunch

Ben Johnson (1918 - 1996)

Film Deaths[edit | edit source]

  • One-Eyed Jacks (1961) [Bob Amory]: Shot in the chest by Elisha Cook Jr. when Elisha fires a hidden gun from behind the counter while Ben is robbing the bank; he dies after shooting Elisha in return and then staggering out into the street.
  • Dillinger (1973) [Melvin Purvis]: Mentioned in the on-screen text (at the end) he committed suicide in 1961 (actually it was in 1960 and his death was actually determined to be an accident, not suicide).
  • Bite the Bullet (1975) [Mister]: Dies of hyperthermia, some time after crossing a (freezing) river on his horse.
  • The Swarm (1978) [Felix]: Killed in a train crash caused by the swarm of bees. (Thanks to Michael)
  • Stranger on My Land (1988) [Vern Whitman]: Mortally wounded by Terry O'Quinn; he dies in the ambulance en route to the hospital. (Thanks to Michael)

TV Deaths[edit | edit source]

Notable connections[edit | edit source]

  • Mr. Carol Elaine Jones (widowed).

Gallery[edit | edit source]

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