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Bert Remsen (1925 - 1999)

Bert Remsen in McCabe & Mrs. Miller

Film Deaths[]

  • McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971) [Bart Coyle]: Beaten to death by a drunk group of men after he fights them due to them hitting on his wife (Shelley Duvall). 
  • Thieves Like Us (1974) [T-Dub]: Shot to death (off-screen) in a shoot-out with police; we learn of his death afterwards when Keith Carradine hears a radio news report about it.
  • Terrorvision (1986) [Grandpa Putterman]: Eaten and absorbed by The Beast, which later mimics Bert's form (along with its other prey).
  • Sundown: The Vampire in Retreat (1989) [Milt]: Shot through the heart with a wooden bullet
  • Daddy's Dying...Whose Got the Will? (1990) [Daddy] Dies of sickness.

TV Deaths[]

  • The Adventures of Brisco County Jr.: Pilot (1993) [Judge]: Rapidly ages to death and crumbles to dust at the end of a fight with Bruce Campbell, due to the powers of the mysterious Orb that Bert was using to give himself superhuman strength.

Noteworthy Connections[]

  • Brother of Guy Remsen.
  • Ex-husband of Katherine MacGregor.
  • Husband of Barbara Dodd.
  • Father of Kerry Remsen and Ann Remsen Manners (casting director).
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