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Eugene Roche in Foul Play

Eugene Roche (1928 - 2004)

Film Deaths[]

  • Slaughterhouse-Five (1972) [Edgar Derby]: Executed by a German firing squad for looting following the bombing of Dresden, after Eugene picks up a small porcelain figurine as a souvenir.
  • Newman's Law (1974) [Reardon] Machine gunned by George Peppard and falls into a pool. 
  • W (I Want Her Dead) (1974) [Charles Jasper]: I vaguely recall that he was killed in this film, but I can't remember the details. (More info needed.)
  • The Late Show (1977) [Ron Birdwell]: Shot by Art Carney after shooting Bill Macy in Lily Tomlin's apartment.
  • Foul Play (1978) [Archbishop Thorncrest/Charlie Thorncrest] Playing twin brothers "Archbishop Thorncrest" has a knife thrown into his twin brother also played by Eugene.

TV Deaths[]


Noteworthy Connections[]

  • Father of Eamonn Roche, Brogan Roche, and Sean Roche.