Claude Akins in 'Monster in the Closet'

Claude Akins (1926 - 1994)

Film Deaths:Edit

  • Man with the Gun (Deadly Peacemaker; The Trouble Shooter) (1955) [Jim Reedy]: Shot to death by Robert Mitchum after Claude pulls a hidden gun from his sombrero. (Thanks to Brian)
  • The Burning Hills (1956) [Ben Hindeman]: Shot in the back by Skip Homeier as Claude goes to open the door of Natalie Wood's cabin. (Thanks to Brian)
  • The Lonely Man (1957) [Blackburn]: Shot dead by Jack Palance as he pulls his gun when  he gets off his horse. (Thanks to Brian)
  • Comanche Station (1960) [Ben Lane]: Shot in the chest in a shoot-out with Randolph Scott. (Thanks to Brian)
  • A Distant Trumpet (1964) [Seely Jones]: Hacked to death with a tomahawk by a Native American warrior just as Claude is about to kill Troy Donahue. (Thanks to Brian)

Television Deaths:Edit

  • Death Squad (1974 TV) [Connie Brennan]: Shot in a gunfight with Robert Forster.
  • Eerie, Indiana: The Hole in the Head Gang (1992) [Grungy Bill]: Appears as a ghost.


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