Harry Dean Stanton in Seven Pyschopaths

Harry Dean Stanton (1926 - 2017)

Film Deaths:Edit

  • Straight Time (1978) [Jerry Schue]: Shot by a police officer during the getaway; he dies shortly afterwards. (Thanks to Michael)
  • Alien (1979) [Brett]: While searching for a cat in the ship's corridors, Harry is stabbed in the head with the alien's spiked tongue whilst being dragged into the air ducts (there is a deleted scenes where Yaphet Kotto is splattered with blood, then again when Sigourney Weaver finds his body having been cocooned).
  • Escape from New York (1981) [Harold 'The Brain' Helman]: Killed in an explosion when he steps on a mine while running across the bridge; his body is sent flying through the air and onto the roof of a car.
  • Red Dawn (1984) [Tom Eckert]: Shot to death, along with several other prisoners, by a KGB firing squad; shown from a distance as Charlie Sheen looks on from a hill. (Thanks to Tim, Robert, Tommy, and ND)
  • Repo Man (1984) [Bud]: Arguably mortally wounded when a government headquarter machine-guns him across the stomach; he is still alive when we last see him, but it doesn't seem likely that he'd survive. (Although it's not confirmed whether he lives or dies, I thought I should mention it just in case.)
  • One Magic Christmas (1985) [Gideon]: Drowned while saving a kid (off-screen), he appears throughout the movie as a christmas angel.
  • Fool for Love (1985) [The Old Man] Burns to death when the fire around his trailer house reach his house and gets set ablaze. It is strongly implied because as the fire rages on, he goes into his house playing the harmonica and when the fire gets his house, the harmonica is no longer heard.
  • The Green Mile (1999) [Toot-Toot]: Dies (off-screen), presumably of old age/natural causes, in the interim between the 1930s flashbacks and the present-day framing sequence.
  • Alice (2009) [Caterpillar]: Commits suicide by swallowing an explosive/disintegration capsule, after being surrounded by Kathy Bates' agents. (Thanks to Stephen)
  • Seven Psychopaths (2012) [Man in Hat]: Commits suicide by slitting himself his throat with a razor while standing on the corner, as the dying James Hebert looks on from his window. (This scene occurs in Colin Farrell's story, which turns out to be a fictionalized account of Christopher Walken's suicide attempt which Christopher survived.) (Thanks to Tim, Tommy, and ND)

Television Deaths:Edit

  • Gunsmoke: The Cabin (1958) [Alvy]: Accidentally shot with a shotgun by Claude Akins as Claude and James Arness were struggling inside Patricia Barry's cabin.
  • Have Gun Will Travel: Treasure Trail (1959) [Stoneman]: Stabbed in the chest (offscreen) by Bruce Gordon; his body is shown afterwards when Richard Boone discovers him the next morning.
  • Gunsmoke: Love is Thy Negihbor (1961) [Harley Scooper]: Shot in the chest in a self defense shoot-out with James Arness.
  • Gunsmoke: The Boys (1962) [Nate]: Shot in the chest by George Kennedy, he manages to shoot George in turn before dying of his wound.
  • Rawhide: Incident of the Lost Woman (1962) [Jess Hobson]: After being dragged when he was thrown from his horse, Harry is trampled (off-screen) by stampeding cattle. It isn't clear as to which killed him but his death is confirmed when Hampton Fancher tells Eric Fleming and Fay Spain.
  • Bonanza: The Way of Aaron (1963) [Stiles]: Shot in the chest in a shoot-out with Ludwig Donath.


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