George Raft in Some Like It Hot

George Raft (1901 - 1980)

Film DeathsEdit

  • Bolero (1934) [Raoul de Bere]: Dies of a heart attack while dancing with Carole Lombard.
  • Limehouse Blues (1934) [Harry Young]: Shot to death by police as he tries to run.
  • Souls at Sea (1937) [Powdah]: Stays behind on the ship, William Brown to be with Babsie.
  • Each Dawn I Die (1939) [Stacey]
  • A Bullet for Joey (1955) [Joe Victor a.k.a. Steiner]: Mortally wounded in a shoot-out with Peter Van Eyck, he dies shortly afterwards while talking to Edward G. Robinson.
  • Some Like it Hot (1959) [Spats Colombo]: Machine-gunned, along with his subordinates, when a hitman (Edward G Robinson Jr.) jumps out of a cake during a banquet.
  • Casino Royale (1967) [George Raft]: Accidentally shoots himself with a backwards-firing gun during the big shoot-out at the casino.

Notable connectionsEdit

  • Mr. Grace Mulrooney (widowed).


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