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James Cromwell in I, Robot

James Cromwell (1940 - )

Film Deaths[]

  • Eraser (1996) [William Donohue]: Commits suicide by shooting himself in the mouth after he finds out that Vanessa L. Williams has been exposing his criminal activities from a hidden camera. 
  • L.A. Confidential (1997) [Captain Dudley Smith]: Shot in the back with a shotgun by Guy Pearce as James starts to walk away after the big shoot-out.
  • Species II (1998) [Senator Judson Ross]: Stabbed/impaled by a tentacle when his son (Justin Lazard) starts to transform into an alien while embracing him. His body is later seen when Michael Madsen, Marg Helgenberger, and Mykelti Williamson discover him sprawled on the ground.
  • The Green Mile (1999) [Warden Hal Moores]: Dies (off-screen) during the passage of time between the flashback scenes and the present-day framing sequence; his death is mentioned when Dabbs Greer names his friends who have died.
  • I, Robot (2004) [Dr. Alfred Lanning]: Thrown out of a window (off-screen) by Alan Tudyk after James orders Alan to do so. We only see his body on the floor in the scene of the crime, the circumstances of his death are revealed later. He also appears as an interactive hologram a few times in the film.
  • Tortured (2008) [Jack]: Suddenly shot to death by Laurence Fishburne as James is talking to Cole Hauser.
  • Surrogates (2009) [Dr. Lionel Canter]: Commits suicide by swallowing a cyanide pill, while Bruce Willis desperately tries to save him.
  • Memorial Day (2012) [Bud Vogel]: Dies of old age while sitting in his rocking chair. His body is shortly discovered afterwards by his wife. His grave is later visited by Jonathan Bennett.
  • Soldiers of Fortune (2012) [Samuel Haussman]: Killed in an explosion, when James decides to sacrifice himself and shoot a flammable canister after being mortally wounded in a gunfight against Colm Meaney's men.
  • Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) [Benjamin Lockwood]: Smothered in his bed with a cushion (off-screen) by Rafe Spall; we only see his amber cane shattering on the floor. We see his body later when Isabella Sermon discovers him, and again when Rafe pretends to "find" James before showing the body to Geraldine Chaplin.
  • The Laundromat (2019) [Joe Martin]: Drowns along with twenty one others after Robert Patrick accidentally causes the boat that they are all in to capsize.

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