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Harry Andrews in The Ruling Class

Harry Andrews (1911 - 1989)

Film Deaths[]

  • The Red Beret (1953) [R.S.M.]: Shot in the stomach by a German soldier; he dies shortly afterwards with Leo Genn and Alan Ladd by his side. (Thanks to Brian)
  • Helen of Troy (1956) [Hector]: Stabbed to death in a duel with Stanley Baker; Stanley then drags Harry's body around the walls of Troy from Stanley's chariot. (Thanks to Gordon)
  • Moby Dick (1956) [Stubb]: Drowned (along with everyone else except Richard Basehart) when they are attacked by the whale.
  • Sands of the Kalahari (1965) [Grimmelman]: Dies of a heart attack during a fight with Stuart Whitman. (Thanks to Brian)
  • The Deadly Affair (1967) [Inspector Mendel]: Shot and badly wounded by Maximilian Schell who tells James Mason that if Harry makes a noise he will kill him. Harry screams in pain so is shot again. (Thanks to Brian).
  • Wuthering Heights (1970) [Mr. Earnshaw]: Dies of natural causes after falling asleep in his chair; his servant discovers that he's dead after trying to wake him up.
  • The Ruling Class (1972) [13th Earl of Gurney]: Accidentally hangs himself while engaging in auto-erotic asphyxiation in his bedroom.
  • The Final Programme (The Last Day of Man on Earth) (1973) [John]: Shot (off-screen) by Derrick O'Connor in the hallway; he dies shortly afterwards while talking to Jon Finch after Jon discovers him.
  • The Mackintosh Man (1973) [Mackintosh]: Murdered by being run over by a car.   
  • Theatre of Blood (Much ado about Murder) (1973) [Trevor Dickman]: Gets "a pound of flesh" (his heart) cut out of his chest by Vincent Price in a theatre.
  • Crossed Swords (1977) [Hertford] Hung off-screen under the orders of Rex Harrison. We are simply told so by the narrator as the film ends.
  • The Medusa Touch (1978) [Assistant Commissioner] Dies when the ceiling collapses on him due to the tampering of Richard Burton.
  • Superman (1978) [Second Elder]: Killed along with the rest of the planet's population when Krypton destructs. (I couldn't specifically spot Harry's death in the destruction scenes, but they were all killed).
  • Watership Down (1978; animated) [General Woundwort]: Providing the voice of a rabbit, he is presumably killed (off-screen) in a fight with a dog; the scene ends with him and the dog attacking each other, followed by the narrator stating that his body was never found and that he is rumored to still be alive.

TV Deaths[]