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John Anderson in Ride the High Country

John Anderson (1922 - 1992)

Not to be confused with either the former Presidential candidate John Anderson or the country singer John Anderson.

Film Deaths:Edit

  • Ride the High Country (Guns in the Afternoon) (1962) [Elder Hammond]: Shot in the chest by Joel McCrea during the big shoot-out.
  • Day of the Evil Gun (1968) [Captain Jefferson Addis]: Shot to death by Arthur Kennedy when John tries to steal the last of the horses. (Thanks to Brian)
  • The Specialist (1975) [Pike Smith]: Shot several times in the chest by Adam West outside the courthouse.

Television Deaths:Edit

  • Gunsmoke: Mail Drop (1967) [Roberts]: Shot to death by one of the townsfolk while trying to escape with Milburn Stone's buggy, after John and Eddie Hodges break out of jail. (Thanks to Brian)
  • Backstairs at the White House (1979 TV mini-series) [President Franklin Delano Roosevelt]: Dies of a cerebral hemorrhage. (I have not seen this mini-series, so I don't know whether his death was actually depicted or only mentioned.)
  • MacGyver: Passages (1990) [Harry Jackson]: Dies (off-screen) after suffering a fatal heart attack. He appears in the afterlife with his grandson (Richard Dean Anderson, who is in a coma), and his death is established when he chooses to stay behind while Richard returns to the living world.

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