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Charles Bronson (1921 - 2003)
a.k.a. Charles Buchinski, Chas. Buchinski, Charles Buchinsky.
Film Deaths:[edit | edit source]
- Drum Beat (1954) [Kintpuash, a.k.a. Captain Jack]: Executed by hanging (off-screen); we last see him in his cell as he talks to Alan Ladd. (Thanks to Gordon)
- Riding Shotgun (1954) [Pinto]: Shot in the chest by Randolph Scott after Charles tries to shoot Randolph (and Alvin Freeman throws off Charles' aim by shooting him with a slingshot).
- Vera Cruz (1954) [Pittsburgh]: Shot to death during a battle with the Mexican forces, as he tries to help Gary Cooper and Burt Lancaster capture the cannon. (Thanks to Brian)
- Never So Few (Campaign: Burma) (1959) [Sergeant John Danforth]: Killed in combat with Japanese soldiers; his body is shown afterwards when Dean Jones discovers him. (Thanks to Gordon)
- U.S. Marshal: Pursuit (1959) [Pvt. 'Guardhouse' Ravenal]: Shot to death in a shoot-out with John Bromfield in the woods. (Thanks to Robert)
- The Magnificent Seven (1960) [Bernardo O'Reilly]: Shot in the stomach during the final battle with the bandits, as he leads some children to safety. He dies shortly afterwards while talking to the children. (Thanks to von Toten)
- X-15 (1961) [Lt. Col. Lee Brandon]: Killed in a plane crash.
- Master of the World (1961) [John Struck]: Shot in the side/stomach by one of Vincent Price's henchmen as Charles and the others are escaping from Vincent's airship. we last see him standing appearing ok at the end of the film, it's not confirmed if his wound was fatal but I'll list it in case
- 4 for Texas (1963) [Matson]: Shot in the head by Frank Sinatra; he then falls into the paddle-wheel of the riverboat. (Thanks to Dick Hertz and Brian)
- Guns for San Sebastian (La Bataille de San Sebastian) (1968) [Teclo]: Stabbed to death in a fight with Anthony Quinn. (Thanks to Michael)
- Violent City (Citta violenta; The Family) (1970) [Jeff Heston]: Shot in the chest by a policeman on a rooftop, after Charles suicidally points his rifle at him. (Thanks to Dick Hertz)
- The Mechanic (1972) [Arthur Bishop]: Poisoned when he drinks wine from a glass that Jan-Michael Vincent coated with brucine. (Thanks to R. and Eugene)
- The Valachi Papers (1972) [Joe Valachi]: Dies off-screen and his death is just simply mentioned in the films text at the end.
- Act of Vengeance (1986) [Joseph 'Jock' Yablonski]: Shot repeatedly, along with Ellen Burstyn, by Maury Chaykin and Robert Schenkkan, after Maury and Robert break into Charles & Ellen's bedroom while they're asleep. (Thanks to Michael)
- Death Wish 4: The Crackdown (1987) [Paul Kersey]: Playing a dual role as "Paul" and a rapist, the rapist is shot by "Paul". This turns to be a dream sequence; he survives the film in reality.
- The Indian Runner (1991) [Mr. Roberts]: Commits suicide (off-screen) by shooting himself in the head. We see the blood spattered wall after his body is taken out of the house.
TV Deaths:[edit | edit source]
- Alfred Hitchcock Presents: There Was an Old Woman (1956) [Frank Bramwell]: Poisoned, along with Norma Crane, when they unknowingly eat some muffins that Estelle Winwood had laced with poison to get rid of the mice. We last see them eating the muffins; their bodies are not shown.
- Gunsmoke: The Killer (1956) [Crego]: Shot to death by James Arness in Amanda Blake's saloon when Dennis Weaver warns James that Charles was about to shoot him in the back.
- Have Gun, Will Travel: The Outlaw (1957) [Manfred Holt]: Shot to death by Richard Boone. (Thanks to Gordon)
- Bonanza: The Underdog (1964) [Harry Starr]: Falls to his death from a cliff at the end of a fight with Michael Landon. But he was hung in the tree. (Thanks to Gordon)
- The Big Valley: Earthquake! (1965) [Tate]: Crushed to death/buried alive in a cave-in in a mine. (Thanks to Gordon)
- Combat!: Heritage (1965) [Velasquez]: Killed in an explosion when he blows up a cave full of relics that were stolen by Nazis in order to close a mountain pass and stop the Germans from using it. (Thanks to Derek)
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