David Opatoshu (1918 - 1996)
- Exodus (1960) [Akiva Ben Canaan]: Fatally shot in the back on the rear seat of a car when George Maharis drives him and Paul Newman through a British Army checkpoint and the soldiers open fire. (Thanks to Brian)
- Guns Of Darkness (1962) [Rivera]: A deposed President, he is badly shot offscreen during the coup and dies a couple of days later in a hospital over the border after a gruelling trip, often on foot, with David Niven and Leslie Caron.(Thanks to Brian)
- Forced Vengeance (1982) [Sam Paschal]: Shot to death, along with his son (Frank Michael Liu) by Michael Cavanaugh's thugs.
- One Step Beyond: Earthquake (1960) [Gerald Perkins]: Crushed to death by falling debris during the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, after he unsuccessfully tries to warn everyone about the earthquake (due to his psychic visions).
- The Twilight Zone: Valley of the Shadow (1963) [Dorn]: Shot to death (along with Jacques Aubuchon and Dabbs Greer) by Ed Nelson, when they try to stop Ed from stealing the town's secrets. They are later brought back to life (off-screen) by Natalie Trundy. (Thanks to Kenneth)
- The Man From U.N.C.L.E.:The Alexander The Greater Affair (1965) [Mr Kavon]: His killing of the pilot Rip Torn causes the plane to lurch, pitching him forward and his swordstick goes into the controls causing a short circuit and the plane blows up. (Thanks to Brian)
- Greatest Heroes of the Bible: Sodom and Gomorrah (1979) [Hasdrugar]: Crushed to death in a cave-in along with Peter Mark Richman when they try to follow Ed Ames, Dorothy Malone and the rest of the family out of the tunnel during the destruction of the city.
- Son of Joseph Opatoshu (author)
- Father of Danny Opatoshu (screenwriter)
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