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David McCallum in 'Frankenstein: The True Story'

David McCallum (1933 - )

Film Deaths:[]

  • The Great Escape (1963) [Lt. Cmdr. Eric 'Disperal' Ashley-Pitt]: Shot in the back by German soldiers at a train station, when he sacrifices himself to save Richard Attenborough. (Thanks to Robert and Garrett)
  • The Great Adventure: The Siege of Boonesborough (1964) [Captain Hanning]: Shot to death by Peter Graves. (Thanks to Garrett)
  • The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965) [Judas Iscariot]:Commits suicide by throwing himself into a fire. (Note: Director George Stevens was aware of the actual gospel account of Judas hanging himself, he just decided to use theatrical "devices" to suggest something to the audience).
  • The Kingfisher Caper (1975) [Benedict Van Der Byl]: Accidentally shot in the stomach when his shotgun goes off during a struggle with Jon Cypher, as Hayley Mills looks on in shock; his body then falls from the deck of the boat into the ocean. (See also Michael Easton in the 2001 television version.)
  • The Haunting of Morella (1990) [Gideon]: Commits suicide by deliberately dropping a lantern at his feet, causing both himself and Nicole Eggert to burn to death.

TV Deaths:[]

Notable Connections:[]

  • Son of David McCallum Sr. (violinist)
  • Ex-husband of Jill Ireland

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