Frank Gorshin in Twilight of the Ice Nymphs

Frank Gorshin (1933 - 2005)

Film DeathsEdit

  • Invasion of the Saucer Men (Hell Creatures; Invasion of the Hell Creatures; Spacemen Saturday Night) (1957) [Joe Gruen]: Injected with an overdose of alcohol by the aliens.
  • Warlock (1959) [Billy Gannon]: Reluctantly shot in a gunfight by Henry Fonda. who initially wounds him but then has to kill him when Frank tries to shoot again. (Thanks to Brian)
  • Twilight of the Ice Nymphs (1997) [Cain Ball]: Stabbed in the head with an iron spike when Shelley Duvall hammers it into his head; he survives for several minutes, but eventually dies shortly after R.H. Thomson removes the spike.

TV DeathsEdit

  • Greatest Heroes of the Bible: The Story of Moses (1978) [Ocran]: Slashed down with a sword by one of the soldiers as Frank urges them to now chase John Marley and the followers.
  • Goliath Awaits (1981 TV) [Dan Wesker]: Fatally wounded in a shootout with Duncan Regehr and his followers when Frank and a few loyal followers of Christopher Lee try to stop Mark Harmon from rescuing other people from the RMS Goliath; he dies after being able to get to Christopher's headquarters.
  • Monsters: Parents from Space (1989) [Ward Ellers]: After his and Peggy Cass' minds are transferred into the bodies of two rat-like aliens (and vice versa), they are killed when Mary Griffin disintegrates the aliens with a laser (their bodies survive).
  • Black Scorpion: Crime Time (2001) [Benjamin Tickerman a.k.a. Clockwise]: Rapidly ages to death and crumbles to dust when one of his time-controlling machines backfires. (This episode was re-packaged into the video/DVD collection Sting of the Black Scorpion.)

Notable connectionsEdit

  • Husband of Christina Randazzo.
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