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Joe Don Baker (1936 - )
Film Deaths[edit | edit source]
- Guns of the Magnificent Seven (1969) [Slater]: Shot to death in a shoot-out with the Mexican rebels. (Thanks to Michael)
- Welcome Home Soldier Boys (1972) [Danny]: Shot to death in a stand-off against the National Guard along with Paul Koslo, Alan Vint and Elliot Street.
- Charley Varrick (Kill Charley Varrick) (1973) [Molly]: Killed in an explosion when he opens the trunk of a car in which Walter Matthau had placed both Andrew Robinson's body and a bomb. His (intact) body is shown afterwards lying on a scrap-heap.
- The Shadow of Chikara (The Ballad of Virgil Kane; The Curse of Demon Mountain; Diamond Mountain; Shadow Mountain; Thunder Mountain; Wishbone Cutter) (1977) [Wishbone Cutter]: Shot with an arrow by Sondra Locke. (Thanks to Robert)
- Getting Even (Hostage: Texas) (1986) [King R. Kenderson]: Killed in an explosion when Edward Albert shoots down Joe Don's helicopter.
- The Living Daylights (1987) [Brad Whitaker]: Crushed by a statue of Duke Wellington, which Timothy Dalton has rigged as a boobytrap using an explosive trick-keychain. (The keychain is detonated when its owner gives a "wolf whistle".) NOTE: JDB returned to the 007 franchise as "Jack Wade" (Felix Leiter's successor) in the films Goldeneye (1995) and Tomorrow Never Dies (1997). (Thanks to Robert)
- Leonard Part 6 (1987) [Nick Snyderburn]: Mauled to death by rabbits after Bill Cosby free them in revenge for attempting have him assassinated.
- Criminal Law (1988) [Detective Messer]: Shot to death in a shoot-out with Kevin Bacon at the courthouse. (Thanks to Michael)
- Cape Fear (1991) [Claude Kersek]: Shot in the head when his gun goes off in the struggle while Robert De Niro is garroting him with piano wire. His body is shown again afterwards when Nick Nolte, Jessica Lange, and Juliette Lewis discover him.
- Mars Attacks! (1996) [Glenn Norris]: Killed (along with O-Lan Jones) when a giant Martian robot picks up their trailer and smashes it against another trailer.
TV Deaths[edit | edit source]
- The Streets of San Francisco: Beyond Vengeance (1973) [Leonard Collier]: Shot to death in a shoot-out with Karl Malden. (Thanks to Michael)
- Edge of Darkness (1985) [Jedburgh]: Shot in the back.
- In the Heat of the Night: Missing (1989) [Tom Dugan]: Shot to death by a group of white supremacists in pig masks. (Thanks to Michael)
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