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Ian McShane (1942 - )
Film Deaths:[edit | edit source]
- Sitting Target (1972) [Birdy Williams]: Machine-gunned by Oliver Reed as Ian tries to escape with the money.
- Journey Into Fear (1975) [Banat] Falls to his death down the middle portion of a staircase in a struggle with Sam Waterston.
- Ransom (The Terrorists) (1975) [Petrie]: Shot in the head by terrorist Karen Maxwell after he has killed the gang leader John Quentin. (Thanks to Brian)
- Ordeal by Innocence (1984) [Philip Durrant]: Murdered off-screen. His body is later shown.
- Too Scared to Scream (The Doorman) (1985) [Vincent Hardwick]: Stabbed in the back (off-screen) by Chet Doherty; he dies shortly after staggering through the doorway and collapsing in Mike Connors' arms. (Thanks to Eric)
- Agent Cody Banks (2003) [Dr. Brinkman]: Devoured from the inside by nano-bots after Hilary Duff puts an ice cube containing the nano-bots into Ian's mouth. (Thanks to ND)
- Scoop (2006) [Joe Strombel]: Dies (off-screen) of a heart attack, shortly before the movie begins; we first see him riding in a boat on the river Styx with several other spirits, and his ghost periodically appears to Scarlett Johansson and Woody Allen throughout the movie.
- The Golden Compass (2007) [Ragnar Sturlusson]: Providing the voice of a bear, he is bitten on the throat by Iorek (voiced by Ian McKellen), after Iorek tears Ragnar's jaw off at the end of a fight.
- Kung Fu Panda (2008; animated) [Tai Lung]: Providing the voice of a snow leopard, he explodes into a cloud of dust after Po (voiced by Jack Black) performs a mystical martial-arts move on him. (Thanks to Tommy and ND)
- Case 39 (2009) [Detective Mike Barron]: Shoots himself while trying to shoot an illusory dog, when Jodelle Ferland uses her supernatural powers to make Ian believe a dog is attacking him (there is an alternative deleted scene where he falls off a roof). (Thanks to Tommy and Marjorie)
- Coraline (2009; animated) [Mr. Bobinsky/Other Bobinsky]: Playing a dual role in the two different worlds, "Other Bobinsky" disintegrates into a swarm of rats that scurry out of his clothes, apparently as a result of Teri Hatcher beginning to lose control over the other world; for good measure, the lead rat is killed by Keith David. ("Mr. Bobinsky" survives the movie.) (Thanks to Tommy)
- Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011) [Blackbeard]: Decomposes into a skeleton after Johnny Depp makes him drink from the wrong magical chalice (on top of having been stabbed with a poisoned sword during a swordfight with Geoffrey Rush). (Thanks to Tommy and ND)
- El Niño (2014) [Inglés]: Decapitated (of-screen) by drug dealers. We can see his severed body at the end of the movie.
- Hellboy (2019) [Trevor Bruttenholm]: Stabbed in the neck by Milla Jovovich with her fingers as David Harbour watch on in helplessly. He later appears as his spirit to David when Sasha Lane uses her powers to channel the spirit.
Television Deaths:[edit | edit source]
- Wuthering Heights (1967 TV) [Heathcliff]: Commits suicide by slitting his wrists.
- Magnum, P.I.: Black on White) (1982) [Edwin Clutterbuck]: Shot to death in self defense by Tom Selleck, causing him to fall over a balcony.
- The Great Escape II: The Untold Story (1988) [Roger Bushell]: Executed in the wood at night, along with half a dozen other recaptured escapees, by Michael Nader and his Gestapo henchmen. (Thanks to Brian)
- Miami Vice: Freefall (1989) [General Manuel Borbon]: Dies in an explosion when the seaplane he is trying to escape in is shot down by Don Johnson and Philip Michael Thomas.
- The Twilight Zone: Cold Fusion (2003) [Chandler]: Shot in the chest by Sean Patrick Flanery; his body then transforms into a duplicate of Sean. (Thanks to Andrew)
- The Pillars Of The Earth: Illumination (2010) [Waleran Bigod]: Escaping from the angry townspeople, he goes across the cathedral roof but slips and ends up clinging to a gargoyle before falling to his death. (Thanks to Brian)
- Doctor Thorne: Episode 2 (2016) [Sir Roger Scatcherd]: Dies (off-screen) of complications from alcoholism; his body is seen when Tom Hollander confirms his passing.
- Game of Thrones: A Broken Man (2016) [Septon]: Hanged (off screen) by the mans of Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson. His body is shown when Rory McCann discovers it.
- Deadwood: The Movie (2019) [Al Swearengen] Dies of sickness with Paula Malcomson by his bedside.
- American Gods: The Lake Effect (2021) [Mr. Wednesday]: Impaled with a spear thrown by Emily Browning. McShane's body is later seen in the following episode Tears of the Wrath-Bearing Tree.
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Connections[edit | edit source]
- Son of Harry McShane (professional soccer player)
- Ex-Mr. Suzan Farmer
- Mr. Gwen Humble
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