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David Warner in Titanic

David Warner (1941 - 2022)

Film Deaths[]

  • The Deadly Affair (1967) [Edward II]: Shakespeare's play is being performed on stage as we watch the plot unfold amongst the stars in the audience. David is sodomized with a red hot poker by Charles Kay.
  • The Sea Gull (1968) [Konstantin]: Commits suicide by shooting himself.
  • From Beyond the Grave (1974) [Edward Charlton (segment 1 "The Gate Crasher")]: Impaled in the stomach/chest on a blade after being driven insane by Marcel Steiner's spectre. He later appears as a ghost himself in the cursed mirror.
  • The Omen (1976) [Keith Jennings]: Decapitated when an unsecured glass pane flies off the back of a runaway truck, severing his head in the process. (see David Thewlis for the 2006 remake)
  • Time After Time (1979) [John Lesley Stevenson, Jack the Ripper]: Dissipated through the timestream when Malcolm McDowell removes the key to the time machine while David is trying to escape.
  • The Island (1980) [John David Nau]: Shot in the stomach with a flare gun, causing David to fall over a railing down into the bowels of the ship, by Michael Caine as David is attacking him with an axe whilst holding his son (Jeffrey Frank) captive.
  • Time Bandits (1981) [Evil]: Crumbles into pieces after being turned to stone by Ralph Richardson. (Since he's a supernatural being, it's arguable whether this actually constitutes a "death" scene, but I'll go ahead and list it just in case.)
  • Tron (1982) [Ed Dillinger/Sark/Master Control Program]: Playing a triple role; "Sark" and the "Master Control Program" are both destroyed by Bruce Boxleitner and Jeff Bridges. "Ed Dillinger" survives the film.
  • Waxwork (1988) [David Lincoln]: Falls into a vat of boiling wax after being shot in the chest and neck by Patrick Macnee He dies after emerging from the vat trying to drag Zach Galligan into the wax with him.
  • Hostile Takeover (1988) [Eugene Brackin]: Shot in the head with a sniper rifle whilst he looks out the window.
  • Mortal Passions (1989) [Dr. Terrence Powers]: Shot by Krista Errickson while he tries to call the police.
  • Tripwire (1990) [Josef Szabo]: Shot in the back by Andras Jones while David is trying to kill Terence Knox.
  • Cast a Deadly Spell (1991) [Amos Hackshaw]: Devoured by a demon after it senses that David's intended sacrifice, who was his daughter (Alexandra Powers) isn't a virgin.
  • Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991) [Chancellor Gorkon]: Shot by two assassins; he dies shortly afterwards while talking to William Shatner. (David was wearing heavy Klingon make-up for this role)
  • Quest of the Delta Knights (1993) [Lord Vultare/Baydool]: Playing a dual role, he has two death scenes: "Baydool" is shot in the chest with arrows by "Vultare's" soldiers, then "Vultare" is killed in an explosion when the futuristic power source overloads.
  • Necronomicon: Book of the Dead (1994) [Dr. Madden]: Dies of a disease that causes his skin to literally melt from his body.
  • Tryst (1994) [Jason]: Smothered with a pillow by Louise Fletcher. (Thanks to Scott)
  • In the Mouth of Madness (1994) [Dr. Wrenn]: Probably killed (along with most of the other mental hospital staff and patients) by mutants off-screen as Sam Neill sleeps.
  • Naked Souls (1995) [Everett Longstreet]: Dies of a neurological disease (on top of being shot in the stomach), after Brian Krause manages to restore their minds into the proper bodies. (David had previously switched minds with Brian in an attempt to escape death.)
  • Titanic (1997) [Spicer Lovejoy]: Clings to the side when the ship is sinking, the ship splits in half and Warner is last seen watching it as the ship lifts up. He drowns or is electrocuted.
  • The League of Gentlemen's Apocalypse (2005) [Dr. Erasmus Pea]: Poisoned by Reece Shearsmith when he makes David touch/hold a severed limb using part of a toxic homunculus. His shrivelled body is later seen as the townspeople step on it. (Played for comic effect.)
  • Perfect Parents (2006) [Father Thomas]: Killed by Brendan Coyle or Stephen Taylor, his body is seen when Christopher Eccleston discovers him.

Television Deaths[]

Video Game Deaths[]

  • Fallout (1997) [Morpheus]: Can be killed by the player character, but survives the game otherwise.
  • Descent 3 (1999) [Dravis]: Impaled by flares fired from George DelHoyo's Guide-Bot.