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Gary Busey in The Firm

Gary Busey (1944 - )

Film Deaths[]

  • The Magnificent Seven Ride! (1972) [Hank Allan]: Shot to death, along with Robert Jaffe, by Lee Van Cleef.
  • The Buddy Holly Story (1978) [Charles Hardin 'Buddy' Holly]: Killed in a plane crash (off-screen), along with Gailard Sartain and Gilbert Melgar. (It's been a long time since I've seen this movie, but I believe it ended with some on-screen text relating the facts of the crash.)
  • Straight Time (1978) [Willy Darin]: Shot to death by Dustin Hoffman.
  • Let's Get Harry (The Rescue) (1986) [Jack]: Killed in a battle with the Colombian forces while he and the group try to save Mark Harmon.
  • Lethal Weapon (1987) [Mr. Joshua]: Shot in the chest by Mel Gibson and Danny Glover, after Gary breaks away from the other officers arresting him.
  • Hider in the House (1989) [Tom Sykes]: Gunned down by the police when he tries to kill Mimi Rogers.
  • Predator 2 (1990) [Peter Keyes]: Bisected when the Predator throws a razor-sharp disc at him.
  • Point Break (1991) [FBI Agent Angelo Pappas]: Shot in the back by James LeGros in an airport, while Keanu Reeves looks on helplessly; he dies with Keanu by his side.
  • Wild Texas Wind (1991) [Justice Hayden Parker]: Killed by Dolly Parton.
  • Under Siege (1992) [Commander Peter Krill]: Killed in an explosion when his submarine blows up.
  • The Firm (1993) [Eddie Lomax]: Accidentally shot in the chest by Dean Norris in Gary's office.
  • Drop Zone (1994) [Ty Moncrief]: Thrown from a skyscraper by Wesley Snipes (who parachutes to safety); he lands on a truck below.
  • Surviving the Game (1994) [Doc Hawkins]: Killed/cremated when Ice-T throws him into the trophy room of already-burning lodge, which explodes just seconds later. 
  • Man with a Gun (Gun for Hire; Hired for Killing) (1996) [Jack Rushton]: Shot in the back by Jennifer Tilly as Gary is about to shoot Michael Madsen.
  • Lethal Tender (1997) [Mr. Turner]: Shot to death by Kim Coates.
  • The Rage (1997) [Art Dacy]: Killed by Lorenzo Lamas.
  • Soldier (1998) [Captain Church]: Shot in the stomach by Jason Isaacs.
  • Universal Soldier II: Brothers in Arms (1998) [Otto Mazur]: Killed in a fight with Jeff Wincott.
  • No Tomorrow (1999) [Noah]: Stabbed in the back with a knife throw by Master P in plane.
  • Hot Boyz (Gang Law) (Video, 2000) [Tully]: Shot to death in a shoot-out with Snoop Dogg.
  • Two Shades of Blue (2000) [Jack Reynolds]: Shot in the back by Patsy Pease while Gary is holding a gun on Rachel Hunter on the porch of the beachhouse.
  • On The Edge (2002) [Felix]: Shot in the chest with a shotgun by Ron O'Neal as Gary is about to shoot Bernie Casey.
  • Quigley (2003) [Archie Channing/Quigley]: Killed in a car accident; he is reincarnated as a dog for most of the movie. In the end, he is given a second chance to be alive again.
  • The Gingerdead Man (2005) [Millard Findlemeyer]: Executed in the electric chair. He is brought back to life when his spirit is place in a life-sized gingerbread man. He later dies again when he is incinerated in an oven while possessing Jonathan Chase's body.
  • Shut Up and Shoot! (2006) [Bob Katz]: Dies of a sudden heart attack while talking to Silvio Pollio; it later turns out to be a faked death by Silvio, who's actually part of an undercover FBI operation. (Played for dark and off-color comedy.)
  • Piranha 3DD (2012) [Clayton]: Devoured along with Clu Gulager by piranhas in lake at night after they burn a dead floating cow, that's laying piranha eggs, causing all the eggs to hatch.
  • Candiland (2016) [Arnie/God]: Stabbed multiple times by Chelah Horsdal and James Clayton, as both of them hold the knife together.

TV Deaths[]

  • Gunsmoke: The Busters (1975) [Harve Daley]: Dies of a subdural haematoma on the brain some days after being kicked in the head by a bronco he was trying to tame. The last character to die in the long-running series.

Video Game Deaths[]

Notable Connections[]

Father of Jake Busey