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J. Carrol Naish (1897 - 1973)

J. Carrol Naish's “decapitated” head in Dracula vs. Frankenstein.

Deaths in Film[]

  • The Hatchet Man (The Honourable Mr. Wong) (1932) [Sun Yat Ming]: Killed with a hatchet by Edward G. Robinson.
  • Beau Geste (1939) [Rasinoff]: Shot to death by Arab soldiers while J. Carrol is in the fort's watchtower.
  • Dr. Renault's Secret (1942) [Noel]: Fatally wounded in a struggle with Mike Mazurki; he dies shortly afterwards while talking to Lynne Roberts.
  • Behind the Rising Sun (1943) [Reo Seki]: Commits offscreen suicide by suppuku.
  • Batman (1943) [Dr. Daka]: Falls into his alligator pit.
  • Sahara (1943) [Giuseppe]: Stabbed in the back by the Nazi prisoner during a struggle in the cell; before dying from his wound, he manages to stagger out of his cell and warn Humphrey Bogart that the Nazi had escaped.
  • The Monster Maker (1944) [Dr. Igor Markoff]: Shot to death with his own gun when a mutated Ralph Morgan breaks his restraints as J. Carrol was insisting that Ralph's daughter Wanda McKay marry him if she wanted her father cured.
  • Black Hand (1950) [Louis Lorelli]: Shot to death by gangsters in the street.
  • Fighter Attack (1953) [Bruno]: Shot in the back by a dying German as the partisans attack the tunnel complex. (Thanks to Brian)
  • Rage at Dawn (Seven Bad Men) (1955) [Simeon 'Sim' Reno]: Hanged (along with Myron Healey and Forrest Tucker) by a lynch mob. (Thanks to Brian)
  • Dracula vs. Frankenstein (Blood of Frankenstein; The Blood Seekers; Satan's Bloody Freaks) (1971) [Dr. Frankenstein a.k.a. Dr. Duryea]: Decapitated when he accidently falls into a guillotine in a wax museum at the end of a struggle with Anthony Eisley. (This was also noted to be J. Carrol's final film before his death of that year).