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Jean-Claude Van Damme in The Expendables 2

Jean-Claude Van Damme (1960 - )

Film Deaths[]

  • Black Eagle (1988) [Andrei]: Slashed to death by a boat propeller after being dragged underwater, as Dorota Puzio watches on in horror.
  • Kickboxer 2 (1991) [Kurt Sloane] Killed by Michel Qissi about a year before the events of this movie. Jean-Claude himself does not actually appear in the movie, but actor Emmanuel Kervyn portrays Kurt's death scene.
  • Universal Soldier (1992) [Private Luc Devereaux]: Shot repeatedly by Dolph Lundgren while shooting Dolph at the same time; his body is shown afterwards being zipped up in a body bag. He is later brought back to life through an experimental scientific procedure.
  • Maximum Risk (Bloodstone; The Exchange) (1996) [Alain Moreau/Mikhail Suverov]: Playing a dual role as twin brothers, "Mikhail" is thrown through the windshield of an oncoming car while being chased by Paul Ben-Victor and Frank Senger. His body is shown afterwards in the morgue when Jean-Hugues Anglade shows him to "Alain." "Alain" survives the movie.
  • The Order (2001) [Rudy Cafmeyer/Charles La Vaillaint]: Playing a dual role in two time periods, "Charles" is slashed to death with a sword by a knight in the 12th-century prologue. "Rudy" survives the movie.
  • Replicant (2001) [Edward 'Te Torch' Garrotte/Replicant]: Playing a dual role, "Garrotte" is shot repeatedly by Michael Rooker at the end of a fight between the two Jean-Claudes, with his body later seen as the room he's in is engulfed in flames. "Replicant" survives the movie.
  • Until Death (2007) [Anthony Stowe]: Although he survives the US version, some European releases have a different ending in which he is shot to death in a shoot-out with Stephen Rea.
  • The Expendables 2 (2012) [Jean Vilain]: Stab to death by Sylvester Stallone, as Sylvester chokes Jean-Claude with a chain and uses it to pull Jean-Claude towards the knife. Sylvester then cut off his heart off-screen;
  • Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning (2012) [Luc Deveraux]: Killed when he lets Scott Adkins stab him through his stomach with a machete at the end of a fight.
  • Enemies Closer (2013) [Xander]: Killed in an explosion when Tom Everett Scott throws a flare in the water where gasoline is leaking from the boat that Jean-Claude is driving away on, igniting the fuel trail while he laughs maniacally.
  • Swelter (2014) [Stillman]: Stabbed in the abdomen by Daniele Favilli as the pair were fighting.
  • Pound of Flesh (2015) [Deacon]: Bleeds to death from being stabbed in the abdomen by Darren Shahlavi, which also ended up killing his opponent. His kidney was used to save his daughter.

Television Deaths[]

  • Las Vegas: Die Fast, Die Furious (2004) [Jean-Claude Van Damme]: Falls to his death from the hotel roof after a stunt is sabotaged.
  • Jean-Claude Van Johnson: If You're Lucky (2017) [Jean-Claude Van Johnson/Filip/Timepoliceman]: Playing multiple characters, "Timepoliceman" explodes after he steps on a weighted scale bomb meant that's calibrated to explode if it exceeds Moisés Arias' weight. (Played for Comedic Effect)


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