James Cromwell in L.A. Confidential


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James Cromwell (1940 - )

Film Deaths:[edit | edit source]

  • 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. 
  • Species II (1998) [Senator Judson Ross]: Stabbed/impaled by a tentacle when Justin Lazard starts to transform into an alien while embracing him his body is later seen when Michael Madsen discovers 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 lists 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.
  • 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.

Television Deaths:[edit | edit source]

  • A Slight Case of Murder (A Travesty) (1999) [John Edgerson]: Bludgeoned to death with a hammer by William H. Macy in William's apartment; the scene cuts away just as William brings the hammer down.
  • RKO 281 (1999) [William Randolph Hearst]: Dies off-screen in 1951. His death is mention in the on-screen text at the end.
  • ER: The Crossing (2001) [Bishop Stewart]: Dies of complications from diabetes. 
  • Impact (2008 TV; mini series) [Lloyd]: Dies of heart failure due to his disease and injuries sustained earlier in a car crash, while talking to Owen Best & Natasha Calis. With his body is later seen when onlookers find them crying over his body. Note: this is not the theatrical 1998 film Deep Impact, which James had appeared in.

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