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Jack Kruschen in Satan's Cheerleaders

Jack Kruschen (1922 - 2002)

Film Deaths[]

  • The Angry Red Planet (Invasion of Mars; Journey to Planet Four) (1959) [CWO Sam Jacobs]: Devoured by a giant amoeba-like creature on the Martian surface.
  • The Last Voyage (1960) [Chief Engineer Pringle]: Killed in an explosion when the ship's boiler blows up as he's trying to fix it.
  • Satan's Cheerleaders (1977) [Billy the Janitor]: Fatally injured when John Ireland throws him down a hill; he dies some time later, after suddenly running out of the woods and stabbing John with a fence post.

TV Deaths[]

  • Columbo: The Most Dangerous Match (1973) [Tomlin Dudek]: Poisoned (off-screen) with a lethal injection by Laurence Harvey in his hospital room. He dies shortly after the doctors try to revive him.
  • Little House on the Prairie: Gambini the Great (1981) [Rudolpho Gambini]: Burned to death while he is in his coffin trying to get himself unchained during a performance.