Jack Lemmon in 'The China Syndrome'

Jack Lemmon (1925 - 2001)

Film Deaths:Edit

  • The China Syndrome (1979) [Jack Godell]: Shot repeatedly in the back by a SWAT team when they burst into the nuclear power plant control room; he dies shortly afterwards as Michael Douglas and Jane Fonda kneel by his side and during the near nuclear meltdown.
  • Dad (1989) [Jake Tremont]: Dies (off-screen) in a hospital from cancer.
  • Getting Away with Murder (1996) [Max Mueller a.k.a. Karl Luger]: Poisoned (off-screen) after Dan Aykroyd injects Jack's apples with cyanide; we learn of his death when Dan sees a news report about it.
  • The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000) [Narrator/Old Hardy Greaves]: Presumably dies of a heart attack (off-screen) after colapsing from playing golf. We last see him following Will Smith in his direction before the movie ends.

TV Deaths:Edit

  • Tuesdays with Morrie (1999 TV) [Morrie Schwartz]: Dies of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig's Disease).

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