Gabriel Byrne in "Vikings: Burial of the Dead"

Gabriel Byrne (1950 - )

Film Deaths[edit | edit source]

  • Excalibur (1981) [Uther Pendragon]: Stabbed to death by enemy soldiers in the woods; he dies after driving the sword Excalibur into a stone.
  • The Usual Suspects (1995) [Dean Keaton]: Shot to death by "Keyser Soze," who then starts a fire on the dock by lighting the gasoline trail by Gabriel's body. Gabriel's body is incinerated (off-screen) in the fire. (This is the movie's only death that is shown in "reality" and not in Kevin Spacey's version of events.)
  • Mad Dog Time (Trigger Happy) (1996) [Ben London]: Shot in the head by Richard Dreyfuss, after Richard first shoots Gabriel in the legs.
  • Somebody Is Waiting (1996) [Roger Ellis]: Fatally injured after knocking himself next to the fireplace following a drunken altercation with his son (Johnny Whitworth).
  • The End of Violence (1997) [Ray Bering]: Shot to death.
  • End of Days (1999) [The Man/Satan]: The unnamed human host dies when Satan abandons his body after being severely burned and explodes in a train wreck, after battling with Arnold Schwarzenegger in a subway tunnel. Satan survives the movie.
  • Killing Emmett Young (Emmett's Mark) (2002) [Jack Marlow/Stephen Bracken]: Beaten to death by Tim Roth. (Thanks to Gary)
  • Wah-Wah (2005) [Harry Compton]: Dies (off-screen) of a brain tumor; we last see him lying in bed at his home with his son (Nicholas Hoult) by his side, followed by a scene of his funeral.

TV Deaths[edit | edit source]

  • Vikings: Burial of the Dead (2013) [Earl Haraldson]: After losing in a contest of single combat with Travis Fimmel when he is struck in the back with a battle axe. Travis then cuts his wrist (with Gabriel's approval) so he can bleed out quickly and be on his way to Valhalla. His body is shown later on a funeral pyre aboard a Viking ship where his remains are burned. (Stephen)

Notable Relatives[edit | edit source]

Ex-Mr. Ellen Barkin

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