Frank DeKova (1910 - 1981)


Frank DeKova in Machine-Gun Kelly

Film Deaths: Edit

  • Ride Out For Revenge (1957) [Chief Yellow Wolf]: Shot by an unseen shooter as he walks down the strangely deserted street of the  town with Vince Edwards . The shooter is revealed as Richard Shannon . (Thanks to Brian)
  • Machine-Gun Kelly (1958) [Harry]: Shot in the throat during a shoot-out with the police at Charles Bronson's hideout.
  • Teenage Cave Man (Out of the Darkness; Prehistoric World) (1958) [The Black-Beard one]: Shot in the chest with an arrow by Robert Vaughn, after Frank drops a large rock on the head of the "Monster" (actually a man in a radiation suit).
  • Day of the Outlaw (1959) [Denver]: Killed, off-screen by either Lance Fuller or Jack Lambert. His body is shown afterwards by the campfire when Robert Ryan discovers him. (Thanks to Brian).
  • Coonskin (1975; animated) [Madigan]: Playing the voice of a cop, he is shot to death by cops in a stand off after he shoots a cop while disoriented on drugs.
  • Johnny Firecloud (1975) [White Eagle]: Hanged when a group of townspeople string him up from a tree and have him stand in the flatbed of Richard Kennedy's truck (intending only to terrorize him), only to be really hanged when Richard loses control of the truck and drives out from under him.
  • Cat in the Cage (1978) [Rachid Khan]: My memory of this movie is hazy, but I believe he was thrown overboard from his yacht by either Sybil Danning or Mel Novak.

Television Death: Edit

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