The Loop (TV)
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David Warner (1941 - )
Film Deaths[edit | edit source]
- 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 sodomised with a red hot poker by Charles Kay. (Thanks to Brian)
- 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 a pane of glass comes flying off the back of a runaway truck (see David Thewlis for the 2006 remake). (Thanks to Sammy and Spiderman)
- 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 lives!
- 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. (Thanks to Pat and Matt)
- Hostile Takeover (1988) [Eugene Brackin]: Shot in the head with a sniper rifle whilst he looks out the window.
- 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 (Julianne Moore) isn't a virgin. (Thanks to Stephen)
- 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) (Thanks to Neil)
- 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. (Thanks to Scott)
- 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 (ontop 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]: Dies during the sinking of the Titanic when the ship splits in two. (Thanks to Spiderman)
- 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.
TV Deaths[edit | edit source]
- Holocaust (1978 TV mini-series) [Reinhard Heydrich]: Fatally injured in an explosion when Czech rebels throw a bomb at his car; he dies a few days later. Neither the bombing nor his death is shown, but the assassination does feature prominently in the plot. (See also John Carradine in Hitler's Madman and Anton Diffring in Operation Daybreak.) (Thanks to Dan)
- Hitler's SS: Portrait of Evil (1985 TV) [Reinhard Heydrich]: Fatally injured in an explosion when a Czech rebel throws a grenade at his car; we see the attack, and are informed of his subsequent death in the following scene. (Thanks to Tony)
- Perry Mason: The Case of the Poisoned Pen (1990 TV) [Bradley Thompson]: Poisoned by Cindy Williams.
- Tales from the Crypt: The New Arrival (1992) [Dr. Alan Gertz]: Likely dies (off screen) after Zelda Rubinstein leaves him alone with her zombie child; the episode ends with Warner in a chair as the girl circles around him.
- Dinosaurs: If I Were A Tree (1993; animated) [The Spirit of the Tree]: Playing the voice of a tree's spirit, he explodes after lightening hits him while he and Earl Sinclair (voiced by Stuart Pankin) switch back their souls.
- Babylon 5: Grail (1994) [Aldous Gajic]: Shot by William Sanderson, who had been aiming for Tom Booker; he dies shortly afterwards while talking to Tom. (Thanks to Neil)
- The Outer Limits: Virtual Future (1995) [Bill Trenton]: Shot repeatedly by Kelly Rowan, causing him to fall over a railing into the ocean, just as David is about to kill Josh Brolin. His body is later seen sinking to the sea floor.
- Gargoyles: Avalon, Part Three (1995; animated) [Archmage]: Exploded into dust when Goliath (Keith David) removed the Eye of Odin from his brow.
- Lois and Clark: Foundling (1996) [Jor-El]: Killed when Krypton explodes, after placing his infant son in a spaceship and sending him to Earth.
- Beastmaster: The Eye of Braxus (1996) [Lord Agon]: After being possessed by Braxus, he then falls to his death down a chasm after a fight with Marc Singer.
- Batman Beyond: Out of the Past (2000; animated) [Ra's al Ghul]: Perished in an explosion along with his daughter's (Olivia Hussey)body. He spends the whole episode in his daughter's body.
- Hornblower: Retribution (2001) [Capt James Sawyer (HMS Renown)]: Killed by Spanish soldiers (along with Terence Corrigan).
- Wallander: The Fifth Woman (2010) [Povel Wallander]: Dies (off-screen) of complications of Alzheimer's Disease; we learn of his death when Polly Hemingway informs her brother Kenneth Branagh.
- Penny Dreadful: What Death Can Join Together (2014) [Abraham van Helsing]: Neck broken by Frankenstein's first Monster, Caliban (Rory Kinnear) shortly after speaking to Harry Treadaway.
Video Games[edit | edit source]
- Descent 3 (1999) [Dravis]: Gets impaled by flares fired from George DelHoyo's Guide-Bot.
Gallery[edit | edit source]
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