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Henry Silva in The Law and Jake Wade

Henry Silva (1928 - )

Film Deaths[]

  • Green Mansions (1959) [Kua-Ko]: Drowned in a pool at the end of a struggle with Anthony Perkins.
  • The Jayhawkers! (1959) [Lordan]: Shot down in the saloon by Jeff Chandler who spots him in the mirror about to draw on Fess Parker. (Thanks to Brian).
  • Johnny Cool (1963)'' [Johnny Cool]: While still alive at the end of the film, the film ends with the mafia taking Henry away in a straight jacket to torture to death.  
  • The Secret Invasion (1965) [John Durrell]: Shot numerous times after shooting an Italian general in the head. 
  • The Hills Run Red (Un fiumedi dollari) (1966)  [Mendez]: Shot repeatedly in the chest in a shoot-out with Thomas Hunter.
  • Five Savage Men (The Animals; Apache Vengeance; The Desperados) (1970) [Chatto]: Shot to death by John Anderson while Michele Carey looks on helplessly. (Thanks to Andrea)
  • The Italian Connection (La Mala ordina; Black Kingpin) (1972) [Dave Catania]: Crushed to death when Mario Adorf picks him up with a crane/claw in a junkyard, after Mario first shoots Henry in a shoot-out. (Thanks to Andrea)
  • Battle of the Godfathers (Zinksärge für die Goldjungen) (1973) [Luca Messina]: Blows up after losing control of his speed boat and crashes into a larger boat.
  • L'insouscient (1973) [ Emmanuel Ristack a.k.a l'insouscient]: Machine-gunned to death by polices during a shoot-out with André Pousse.
  • Crimebusters (Poliziotti violenti) (1976) [Major Paolo Altieri]: Shot to death by Antonio Sabato. (Thanks to Andrea)
  • Free Hand for a Tough Cop (Il Trucido e lo sbirro; Tough Cop) (1976) [Brescianelli]: Stabbed in the stomach by Robert Hundar. (Thanks to Andrea)
  • Weapons of Death (Napoli spara) (1977) [Santoro]: Falls under the wheels of a train after being shot in the shoulder by Leonard Mann. (Thanks to Andrea)
  • Thirst (1979) [Dr. Gauss]: Electrocuted when he lands on the power lines after falling from the helicopter.
  • Alligator (1980) [Colonel Brock]: Eaten by the giant alligator (after it repeatedly crushes his chest in between its jaws). (Thanks to Michael)
  • Virus (Day of Resurrection) (Fukkatsu no hi) (1980)  [General Garland]: Dies off-screen of the virus. His corpse is later discovered by Bo Svenson.
  • Baker County, U.S.A. (Trapped) (1982) [Henry Chatwill]: Burned alive after being covered in oil and has a lamp thrown at him. 
  • Escape from the Bronx (Fuga dal Bronx; Bronx Warriors 2; Escape 2000) (1983) [Lloyd Wrangler]: Killed in an explosion when Mark Gregory shoots at Henry's car. (Thanks to Andrea and Johan)
  • Lust in the Dust (1985) [Bernardo]: I vaguely remember that he was killed in this movie, but I can't recall the details.
  • Bulletproof (1988) [Colonel Adar Kartiff]: Crushed by a tank after being run over by Darlanne Fluegel. (Thanks to Michael)
  • The Hard Way (1989) [Capt. Wesson]: Blown up in his car by Miles O'Keeffe's grenade launcher.
  • The Last Match (L'Ultima partita; Opponent) (1990) [Warden Yashin]: Machine-gunned by Oliver Tobias during a raid on the prison. (Thanks to Johan)

TV Deaths[]

  • The New Adventures of Batman & Robin; Over the Edge (1998; animated) [Bane]: Electrocuted after Batman (voiced by Kevin Conroy) throws him into the bat signal; he manages to throw the bat signal spotlight at Batman and Commissioner Gordon (voiced by Bob Hastings). It later turns out that the entire episode was merely a fear based image in Batgirl's (voiced by Tara Strong) head.

Noteworthy Connections[]

Ex-husband of Ruth Earl