James Arness


James Arness' death in The Thing from Another World

James Arness (1923 - 2011)

Film DeathsEdit

  • Battleground (1949) [Garby]: Killed in combat by the Germans. (Thanks to Brian)
  • Wagonmaster (1950) [Floyd Clegg]: Shot in the chest by Harry Carey Jr. (Thanks to Brian)
  • The Thing from Another World (1951) [The Thing]: Playing an alien, he disintegrates when Kenneth Tobey turns on the electricity.
  • Hellgate (1952) [George Redfield]: One of a group of escaped prisoners, he gets an arrow through his neck from one of the Pima Indians sent by Ward Bond to hunt them down. (Thanks to Brian)
  • Horizons West (1952) [Tiny McGilligan]: Shot three times in the chest by Robert Ryan. (Thanks to Brian)
  • Big Jim McLain (1952) [Mal Baxter]: Kidnapped and interrogated by foreign spies; he dies when they inject him with an overdose of sodium pentothal.
  • The Lone Hand (1953) [Gus Varden]: Falls to his death in pursuit of Jimmy Hunt up the river gorge. (Thanks to Brian)

TV DeathsEdit

Notable ConnectionsEdit

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