Dabney Coleman (1932 - )
Film Deaths:[edit | edit source]
- Black Fist (1974) ["Heineken"]: Left to freeze to death in a meat locker dangling on a hook after being abducted by Richard Lawson.
- 9 to 5 (1980) [Franklin Hart]: Possibly killed by Amazons after they abduct him (off-screen); some on-screen text at the end of the film mentions that he is never heard from again. He is also killed in three fantasy segments; when he is shot and his head mounted by Jane Fonda, when he is tied up and suspended over a campfire by Dolly Parton, and when he is poisoned and ejected out of a window by Lily Tomlin.
- Cloak & Dagger (1984) [Hal Osborne/Jack Flack]: Playing two characters including who is fictional, "Jack Flack" fades from existence after being shot by Michael Murphy, due Henry Thomas breaking the rules of not wanting to play anymore, his voice is heard the last time when he tells Henry to go save Christina Nigra, Henry even attempts to summon him. Hal (also played by Dabney) pretends to be him while trying to save Henry from John McIntire and Jeanette Nolan. Hal survives after escaping from the plane before it explodes.
- Clifford (1994) [Gerald Ellis]: Presumably dies from the passage of time, from 1994 to 2050, where Martin Short is now an old man.
- Domino (2005) [Drake Bishop] Shot to death by Stanley Kamel along with Peter Jacobson at top of Dabney's hotel because Stanley thought Dabney was responsible for the death of his son. (His son was in fact still alive.)
TV Deaths:[edit | edit source]
- The Outer Limits: The Mice (1964) [Dr. Williams]: Fatally beaten (off-screen) by the alien Chromomite (Hugh Langtry); he dies after collapsing in front of a guard.
- The Outer Limits: Specimen: Unknown (1964) [Lt. Rupert Howard]: Poisoned by one of the space flowers when it sprays a mist into his face; he dies after getting rid of it (but before he can get rid of the others).
- The Invaders: The Saucer (1967) [John Carter]: Disintegrated, along with Kelly Thordsen and Robert Knapp when their car goes off the road whilst pursuing some aliens and the leader, Sandy Kenyon, fires his ray gun at the stationary car. (Thanks to Brian).
- Boardwalk Empire: Under God's Power She Flourishes (2011) [Commodore Louis Kaestner]: Stabbed in the back by Gretchen Mol, then in the chest by Michael Pitt.
Noteworthy Connections:[edit | edit source]
- Ex-husband of Jean Hale
- Father of Quincy Coleman (singer/songwriter)
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