Darryl Hickman in Sharky's Machine

Darryl Hickman's death in Sharky's Machine

Darryl Hickman (1931 - )

Film Deaths:[edit | edit source]

  • Leave Her to Heaven (1945) [Danny Harland]: Drowned when he gets a cramp after swimming out too far in the lake, while Gene Tierney looks on impassively.
  • Destination Gobi (1953) [Wilbur 'Coney' Cohen]: Killed in a battle with Japanese soldiers.
  • Prisoner of War (1954) [Merton Tollivar]: Dies of an infection following an appendectomy in the POW camp.
  • Southwest Passage (Camels West) (1954) [Jeb]: Dies of exhaustion while fleeing through the desert to escape the posse.
  • Sharky's Machine (1981) [Smiley]: Shot in the stomach with his own gun by Burt Reynolds after torturing Burt when he presses the table against Darryl where Burt makes the kill.

Television Deaths:[edit | edit source]

  • Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse: The Time Element (1958) [Ensign Janosky]: Killed (off-screen), along with his wife (Carolyn Kearney), during the attack on Pearl Harbor. We learn of their deaths when William Bendix tells Martin Balsam.
  • Rawhide: Incident of the Running Iron (1961) [Andy Miller]: After being wounded in the shoulder during a shoot-out between Eric Fleming and the cattle rustlers Darryl is killed when he falls into a vat of lime while trying to push Eric in.
  • Rawhide: Reunion (1962) [Lt. Mathew Perry]: Mortally wounded by a renegade Pawnee warrior when he rushes out of cover to get Anthony Caruso out of the line of fire. He dies moments later talking with his father (Walter Pidgeon).

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