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Harry Carey Jr. in 3 Godfathers

Harry Carey Jr. (1921 - 2012)

Film Deaths:[]

  • Pursued (1947) [Prentice McComber]: Shot to death in a shoot-out with Robert Mitchum.
  • Red River (1948) [Dan Latimer]: Trampled to death in a cattle stampede.
  • 3 Godfathers (1948) [William Kearney a.k.a. The Abilene Kid]: Dies of thirst and exhaustion (compounded by his previous gunshot wound) in the desert, while John Wayne and Pedro Armendáriz attempt to make him more comfortable. (Thanks to Brian)
  • The Outcast (1954) [Bert]: Shot in the chest in a shoot-out with Nicolas Carter.
  • Silver Lode (1954) [Johnson]: Shot to death by Dan Duryea. (Thanks to Gordon)
  • The Searchers (1956) [Brad Jorgensen]: Shot to death (off-camera) by Comanches, after he rides into their camp for vengeance; we only hear the shots as Jeffrey Hunter and John Wayne look on. (Thanks to Gordon)
  • Taggart (1964) [Lt. Hudson]: Shot in the back in a shoot-out with the apaches.
  • The Rare Breed (1966) [Ed Mabry]: Shot in the back by Jack Elam.
  • Bandolero! (1968) [Cort Hayjack]: Shot to death in a shoot-out with Mexican bandits as Harry is firing from a window. (Thanks to Brian)
  • Big Jake (1971) [Pop Dawson]: Shot to death by Patrick Wayne as Harry comes out of a building during a big shoot-out. (Thanks to Brian)
  • Mask (1985) [Red]: In the director's cut, it's revealed Harry died (off screen) from an unspecified illness; his death is revealed when Sam Elliott tells Cher and Eric Stoltz and a scene takes place at his funeral. The theatrical cut does not specify any fate for the character.
  • The Exorcist III (1990) [Father Kanavan]: Decapitated by an elderly patient from a psychiatric ward (voiced by Colleen Dewhurst, possessed by the spirit of a serial killer played by Brad Dourif) while in a confession booth.
  • Tombstone (1993) [Marshal Fred White]: Shot in the chest by Powers Boothe, as Harry attempts to disarm him. (Historically, Marshal White was shot in the crotch and died two days after being shot (not right after) and was also only about 31 at the time, not a 72-year old man as Harry Carey Jr. himself was. The film also portrays the shooting was not intentional, in real-life it was also ruled as an accident).
  • Dobe and a Company of Heroes (2002) Video documentary.

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Notable Connections[]

  • Mr. Marilyn Fix.