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James Franciscus in Beneath the Planet of the Apes

James Franciscus (1934 - 1991)

Film Deaths[]

  • The Mugger (1958) [Eddie Baxter]: Slashed to death by the propellers of a boat, after he jumps from the pier and tries to catch the boat to escape while fleeing from police.
  • Beneath the Planet of the Apes (1970) [Brent]: Shot repeatedly in the head and chest by gorillas, after he kills James Gregory and several other gorillas.
  • Good Guys Wear Black (1978) [Senator Conrad Morgan]: Drowned in the ocean when he attacks Chuck Norris (who survives) in James' limousine, causing Chuck to drive the limousine into the ocean.
  • The Greek Tycoon (1978) [Pres. James Cassidy]: Assassinated while on a beach. (I haven't seen this, but I read it depicts he's killed and the character is loosely based off President John F. Kennedy)
  • Killer Fish (1979) [Paul Diller]: Eaten by the Piranha.
  • When Time Ran Out (1980) [Bob Spangler]: Killed in an explosion, along with Barbara Carrera, Veronica Hamel, and many others, when a fireball from the erupting volcano hits the hotel. Paul Newman and Jacqueline Bisset watch helplessly from the safety of the other side by a cave entrance.

TV Deaths[]

Notable Connections[]

  • Ex-Mr. Kathleen 'Kitty' Wellman