Agamemnon's death

Brian Cox in Troy

Brian Cox (1946 - )

Film Deaths:Edit

  • Chain Reaction (1996) [Lyman Earl Collier]: Shot to death by Morgan Freeman in an elevator as Brian reaches for a gun (he dies as Morgan sends the elevator down whereupon he is incinerated by the hydrogen blast). (Thanks to Tommy)
  • The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996) [Dr. Nathan Waldman]: Drowned (off-screen) by Craig Bierko, David Morse or his thugs; his body is shown afterwards when Geena Davis discovers him, then again when she manages to grab a gun hidden down his pants (after she is tied to water wheel and lowered repeatedly into the water). (Thanks to Gary and Michael)
  • L.I.E. (2001) [Big John Harrigan]: Shot to death by Walter Masterson in Brian's car. (Thanks to Tony and Damien)
  • The Ring (2002) [Richard Morgan]: Commits suicide by electrocuting himself with some equipment in the bathtub, while Naomi Watts looks on helplessly. (An extended version of his death scene is featured in the DVD's "Don't Watch This" montage of deleted scenes.)
  • X2 (2003) [William Stryker]: Drowned when his secret facility floods the area he's in and after Hugh Jackman chains him up to a helicopter outside to a concrete wall, leaving him for dead, as well as Ian McKellen tightening the chains later on. (Thanks to Gary)
  • The Bourne Supremacy (2004) [Ward Abbot]: Commits suicide by shooting himself in the head, in front of Joan Allen, after being exposed as a traitor. (Thanks to Robert, Cypher, Mathew, Eric, and Aaron)
  • Troy (2004) [Agamemnon]: Stabbed in the neck by Rose Byrne with a concealed knife, after Brian kills Peter O'Toole. (Mythologically inaccurate: he was stabbed to death by his wife Clytemnestra and her lover Aegisthus.) (Thanks to Gary and Germboygel)
  • Running with Scissors (2006) [Dr. Finch]: Dies (off-screen) of heart disease; his death is mentioned in the on-screen text at the end of the movie. (Thanks to Andrew)
  • Battle for Terra (2007) [General Hemmer]: Killed in an explosion along with his remaining cohorts when Luke Wilson fires missiles (having first used laser cannons to no effect) at the military terraforming machine Brian is inside before crashing his ship into it.
  • The Escapist (2009) [Frank Perry]: Stabbed to death by Damian Lewis.
  • Tell Tale (2009) [Detective Van Doren]: Stabbed in the neck with a scalpel by Dallas Roberts after Brian shoots Ulrich Thomsen.
  • Scooby-Doo and the Samurai Sword (2009) [Green Dragon]:
  • Ironclad (2011) [Albany]: Bleeds to death after Paul Giamatti has Brian's hands and feet cut off with an axe; his body is then thrown against a wall with a catapult to make certain he's dead.
  • Coriolanus (2011) [Menenius]: Commits suicide by slitting his wrists; his body is later shown laying on the grounds.
  • Her (2013) [Alan Watts]: Brian provides the voice of an Artificial Intelligence entity whose voice, intellectual interests, and thought patterns were derived from recordings of the deceased (off-screen) academic of the same name.
  • Forsaken (2015) [James McCurdy]: Shot twice in the chest by Kiefer Sutherland, causing him to fall off of a balcony.
  • The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016) [Tommy Tilden]: Stabbed in the chest as a mercy killing by his son (Emile Hirsch) after supernatural forces crush the bones in his body. He is later seen as a spirit that causes the death of his son.
  • The Etruscan Smile (2018) [Rory MacNeil] Dies of cancer with his grandson by his side on his bed. 

Television Deaths:Edit

  • Teresa Raquin (1980) [Laurent LeClaire]: Commits suicide, alongside Kate Nelligan while Mona Washbourne watches in horror.
  • Shakespeare: The Animated Tales: Macbeth (1992) [Macbeth]: Decapitated by Clive Merrison during a swordfight.
  • The Cloning of Joanna May (1992) [Carl May]: Dies of a heart attack, it's later revealed that the clones of his ex-wife Patricia Hodge had Brian cloned after his death.
  • Nuremberg (2000 TV mini-series) [Hermann Goering]: Commits suicide by taking cyanide in his cell. (Thanks to Gary)
  • Marple: They Do It with Mirrors (2009) [Lewis Serrocold]: Commits suicide by drowning himself in the lake (pretending to make a rescue attempt on Tom Payne as a pretext for his act). (See also Joss Ackland in the 1991 version.) (Thanks to Brian)
  • The Sinking Of The Laconia (2010 TV) [Captain Sharp]: The ship's captain, he is last seen on board talking to one of his officers as the ship starts to lurch and enter its death throes, so goes down with the ship. (Thanks to Brian)

Video Game Deaths:Edit

  • Manhunt (2003) [Lionel Starkweather]: Decapitated and disemboweled with a chainsaw by Stephen Wilfong in Brian's office.
  • Syndicate (2012) [Jack Denham]: Commits suicide by falling over a ledge after being cornered by the player character.


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