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Glenn Ford in Happy Birthday to Me

Glenn Ford (1916 - 2006)

Film Deaths[]

  • Gallant Journey (1946) [John J. Montgomery]: Fatally injured in a plane crash while piloting an experimental aircraft. (Thanks to Boot)
  • The Loves of Carmen (1948) [Don Jose]: Shot to death by officers after he kills Rita Hayworth. (Thanks to Boot and Ana)
  • The Man from Colorado (1948) [Colonel Owen Devereaux]: Fighting in the street with James Millican, they are both killed when the wall of a burning building falls on them. (Thanks to Boot)
  • Lust for Gold (1949) [Jacob 'Dutch' Walz]: Dies (off-screen) at some point between the 19th-century story and the 20th-century framing sequence. (Thanks to Boot)
  • Cimarron (1960) [Yancey Cravat]: Killed (off-screen) in combat during World War I; we learn of his death afterwards when Maria Schell receives a telegram informing her. (Thanks to Boot and Tom)
  • The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1962) [Julio Desnoyers]: Killed in an explosion when the Nazi base is bombed after Glenn infiltrates it; the movie ends with Glenn reuniting with his Nazi cousin (Karlheinz Boehm) as the bombs fall. (Thanks to Boot)
  • The Greatest Gift (1974) [Reverend Holvak]: Stabbed to death by the corrupt sheriff as Glenn protects a shopkeeper from him. (Thanks to Boot)
  • Superman (1978) [Jonathan Kent]: Dies of a heart attack after briefly running, we just see him collapse, then his wife (Phyllis Thaxter) looks in shock.
  • The Sacketts (1979) [Tom Sunday]: Shot to death in a shoot-out with Tom Selleck. (Thanks to Boot and Stephen)
  • Virus (Day of Resurrection; Fukkatsu no hi) (1980) [President Richardson]: Dies of the virus during the worldwide epidemic. (Thanks to Boot)
  • Happy Birthday to Me (1981) [Dr. David Faraday]: Beaten to death with a poker by Tracey E. Bregman; his body is shown again afterwards when Lawrence Dane discovers him.
  • Day of the Assassin (1981) [Christakis]: Shot by Taylor Lacher.

Notable Connections[]

  • Ex-Mr. Eleanor Powell.
  • Ex-Mr. Kathryn Hays.