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Eric Braeden in The Ambulance


Eric Braeden's death in The Ambulance

Eric Braeden (1941 - )

a.k.a. Hans Gudegast

Film Deaths:[]

  • Escape from the Planet of the Apes (1971) [Dr. Otto Hasslein]: Shot to death by Roddy McDowall after Eric shoots Kim Hunter.
  • The Ultimate Thrill (The Ultimate Chase) (1974) [Roland]: Killed in a helicopter crash while chasing Barry Brown.
  • The Ambulance (1990) [The Doctor]: Killed in an explosion when he drives the ambulance over an embankment while trying to run down Eric Roberts.
  • Titanic (1997) [John Jacob Astor IV]:  Drowned in the sinking of the Titanic; he is in the Grand Staircase when it floods (in reality, Astor was outside of Titanic when he died; his body was later recovered).

TV Deaths:[]

  • Combat!: The Celebrity (1962) [German Soldier]: Killed in a firefight he and Walt Davis ambush a supply truck Vic Morrow's squad was guarding.
  • Combat!: The Sniper (1963) [Hans Gruber]: Shot to death with a submachinegun by Vic Morrow in a glade outside of the French village.
  • Combat!: Doughboy (1963) [German Vehicle Commander]: Killed when one of Vic Morrow's men drops a hand grenade down the machinegun turret of his armored halftrack vehicle.
  • Combat!: The Hostages (1964) [Ecktmann]: Killed while riding in the back of an ambulance when Conlan Carter loses control of the vehicle an flips it over.
  • 12 O'Clock High: R/X for a Sick Bird (1965) [Capt. Zoller]: As a Nazi spy impersonating a Polish air force officer, Eric is killed by military police with a submachinegun trying to escape through a window when J.D. Cannon's men close in on him.
  • The Man From U.N.C.L.E. The Discotheque Affair (1965)[Mr Oakes]: Falls through the window of Judi West's top floor apartment after Robert Vaughn blinds him by throwing paint thinner into his face and he loses his bearings. (Thanks to Brian
  • Mission: Impossible: Echo of Yesterday (1967) [Col. Markus von Frank]: Shot in the chest by Wilfrid Hyde-White.
  • Hawaii Five-O: The Second Shot (1970) [Klaus Marburg]: Shot dead on the beach by Jack Lord just as he is about to shoot John Marley. (Thanks to Brian)
  • Gunsmoke: Jaekel (1971) [Carl Jaekel]: Shot down in a mineshaft by James Arness as he's threatening to kill Julie Gregg and Ken Curtis. (Thanks to Brian)
  • Gunsmoke: Gold Train: The Bullet: Part 3 (1971) [Jack Sinclair]: Shot in a shoot-out with James Arness.
  • The Judge and Jake Wyler (1972; TV Movie) [Anton Granicek]: Crushed when Joan Van Ark drove a car at him while running.
  • Hawaii Five-O: The Diamond That Nobody Stole (1973) [Djebara]: Shot by Frank Trott's marksman as part of an arrangement with Eric's mother-in-law Beulah Quo. (Thanks to Brian)
  • The New Original Wonder Woman (1975) [Drangel]: Parachutes into a school of sharks after his fighter plane is shot down by Lyle Waggoner in an aerial dogfight.
  • Airwolf: Birds of Paradise (1986) [Nick Kincaid]: Killed in an explosion along with BarBara Luna, when their helicopter is shot down by Jan-Michael Vincent and Ernest Borgnine in their advanced attack helicopter.
  • A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Wicked Wives (1993;TV) [David Morrison]: Stabbed to death by his daughter (Paula Marshall).