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Gig Young in Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia


Gig Young (1913 - 1978)

a.k.a. Byron Barr

Film Deaths[]

  • Lust for Gold (1949) [Pete Thomas]: Stabbed in the back by Ida Lupino when she pulls his knife from its sheath as he is talking to Glenn Ford
  • Only The Valiant (1951) [Lt. William Holloway]: Having led a small platoon out of the fort, a trooper and scout Jeff Corey bring his body back to the fort, they being the only survivors of an off-screen Indian attack. (Thanks to Brian)
  • Slaughter Trail (1951) [Ike Vaughn]: Having shot and killed 3 members of Chuck Hayward's Navajo family, Young and his 2 sidekicks, Myron Healey and Ken Koutnik, are killed by the avenging Hayward in the battle at the film's climax. Young is knifed at the end of a fight after the other 2 have been shot. (Thanks to Brian)
  • Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (1974) [Quill]: Shot in the chest with a shotgun by a gunmen during a hold-off in the street.
  • The Hindenburg (1975) [Edward Douglas]: Killed in the explosion of the Hindenburg. (His name is mentioned among the casualties in the on-screen narration at the end of the film). (Thanks to Gordon)

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