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Fritz Weaver in The Twilight Zone: The Obsolete Man

Fritz Weaver (1926 - 2016)

Film Death:[]

  • The Machete Cortez Story (1988) [Greg Dalton]: Accidentally shot in the head by Robert Wagner after Weaver takes the bullet for Benicio Del Toro.

Television Deaths:[]

  • Combat!: The Chapel at Able-Five (1966) [Major Chaplain Ernest Miller]: Killed when he throws himself onto a grenade inside a bunker to save Vic Morrow and Jan Malmsjo.
  • Gunsmoke: Old Friend (1967) [Marshal Burl Masters]: He goes to shoot down the unarmed Valentin De Vargas but is challenged by James Arness. He shoots at Arness, kills Vargas and is then shot dead by Arness. (Thanks to Brian).
  • The Legend of Lizzie Borden (1975;TV movie) [Andrew Borden]: Bludgeoned to death with a hatchet while Fritz is lying on a couch. His body is seen at the beginning of the movie; his murder is shown in a flashback later on in which his killer is depicted as his daughter (Elizabeth Montgomery).