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Snow before death

Donald Sutherland just before his death in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2

Donald Sutherland (1935 - )

Film DeathsEdit

  • The Bedford Incident (1965) [Hospitalman Nerney]: Killed in an explosion, along with everyone else on board the destroyer, when the Russians fire torpedoes at the ship. (Thanks to Brian)
  • Dr. Terror's House of Horrors (1965) (The Blood Suckers) [Bob Carroll]: Executed (off-screen), exact method unknown, after killing Jennifer Jayne. He is still alive at the end of his story, but at the end of the movie, it's revealed that all of the train passengers are already dead and that their stories weren't visions of the future but flashbacks to the past.
  • Die! Die! My Darling! (Fanatic) (1965) [Joseph]: Shot in the chest/side (through a wooden door) by Tallulah Bankhead. He sits down looking a bit okay, it's not known if his wound was fatal, but I'll list it in case.
  • The Dirty Dozen (1967) [Vernon Pinkley]: Shot in the back by a Nazi soldier outside the castle (as he’s shooting several others). (Thanks to Michael)
  • Start the Revolution Without Me (Two Times Two) (1970) [Charles Coupe/Pierre de Sisi]: Playing a dual role as two sets of twins in different time periods, the two 20th-century twins are both shot to death by Gene Wilder. (The fate of the 18th-century twins is never revealed, due to the deaths of all the would-be narrators.) (Played for comic effect.) (Thanks to Lawrence)
  • Johnny Got His Gun (1971) [Jesus]: Executed by crucifixion.
  • Don't Look Now (A Venezia...un decembre rosso shocking) (1973) [John Baxter]: Throat slashed by a dwarf (Adelina Poerio) whom he had mistaken for the ghost of his dead daughter. (Thanks to Scott and Michael)
  • End of the Game (Der Richter und sein Henker) (1975) [Lt. Robert Schmeid]: Killed (off-screen) before his first appearance in the film. (I haven't seen this movie myself, but the IMDb identifies his role as that of a corpse.)
  • 1900 (1976) [Attila]: Shot in the head by an angry mob of socialist peasants.
  • The Disappearance (1977) [Jay Mallory]: Shot twice as he returns home with the shopping. He dies sitting on the steps leading to his apartment.
  • Bethune: The Making of a Hero (1990) [Norman Bethune]: Dies (off-screen) of septicaemia following his injuries on November 12, 1939.
  • Younger and Younger (1993) [Jonathan Younger]: Killed (off-screen) in a motorcycle accident; we see him let go of the handlebars while riding with Lolita Davidovich's ghost, followed by an abrupt cut to Donald and Lolita sitting on a cloud in heaven.
  • Outbreak (1995) [Gen. Donald McClintock]: After being placed under arrest by Morgan Freeman, his sentence with death or execution is debatable, especially considering his high crimes (War crimes, attempted genocide)
  • Virus (1999) [Captain Robert Everton]: After being turned into a cyborg, he is destroyed in an explosion after Jamie Lee Curtis fastens a grenade into his chest (he then falls down a hole).
  • Cold Mountain (2003) [Reverand Monroe]: Dies (off-screen) of natural causes while sitting at his lawn table; his body is shown afterwards when his daughter Nicole Kidman goes out to check on him after noticing he hadn't come in from the rain.
  • An American Haunting (2005) [John Bell]: Poisoned by his wife (Sissy Spacek) (who makes it look like a terminal illness).
  • Beerfest (2006) [Johann von Wolfhaus]: Commits suicide by disconnecting his own life-support equipment while drunk in his hospital bed (shown in a video message for his funeral guests); his body is shown afterwards during his funeral. (Played for comic effect.)
  • Forsaken (2015) [Reverend William Clayton]: Mentioned in Michael Wincott's narration at the end of the film as having died a few years after the events of the film, although it is never specified how he died.
  • American Hangman (2019) [Judge Straight]: Shot multiples times (off-screen) by S.W.A.T team; he slowly dies afterwards.

TV DeathsEdit

  • Natural Enemy (1997 TV Movie) [Ted Roberts]: Burned to death when William McNamara pours gasoline down the garbage chute, after Donald discovers Tia Carrere's body in the dumpster.


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Notable ConnectionsEdit

  • Ex-Mr. Shirley Douglas.
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