John Dehner in Man of the West

John Dehner (1915 - 1992)

Film Deaths:[edit | edit source]

  • Al Jennings of Oklahoma (1951) [Tom Marsden]: Shot to death by Dan Duryea after Dan goads John into going for his hidden gun. (Thanks to Brian)
  • The Texas Rangers (1951) [John Wesley 'Wes' Hardin]: Shot to death in a shoot-out with the Rangers. (Thanks to Gordon)
  • Ten Tall Men (1951) [Jardine]: Shot by a Allan Ray as he runs from camp clutching the looted payroll bag(Thanks to Brian)
  • Desert Passage (1952) [Bronson]: One of four men pursuing the stagecoach with the stolen money, he is shot off his horse by Tim Holt. (Thanks to Brian)
  • Gun Belt (1953) [Matt Ringo]: Accidentally Shot to death in a struggle with George Montgomery.
  • Apache (1954) [Weedle]: Shot in the back by Burt Lancaster. (Thanks to Gordon)
  • Southwest Passage (1954) [Matt Carroll]: Shot to death by John Ireland.
  • The Man From Bitter Ridge (1955) [Ranse Jackman]: Shot in the back by Stephen McNally as he rides out of town with his ill-gotten money.(Thanks to Brian)
  • Tall Man Riding (1955) [Ames Luddington]: Shot to death in a shoot-out with Randolph Scott. (Thanks to Gordon)
  • The Fastest Gun Alive (1956) [Taylor Swope]: Killed (off-screen) along with Noah Beery Jr.; their bodies are shown afterwards when Paul Birch brings them back to town. (Thanks to Gordon)
  • Revolt at Fort Laramie (1957) [Major Seth Bradner]: Shot to death (off-screen) by a Sioux warrior; his body is shown afterwards when Gregg Palmer discovers him. (Thanks to Gordon)
  • Trooper Hook (1957) [Fred Sutliff]: Shot by Rodolfo Acosta; he dies after shooting Rodolfo in turn. (Thanks to Gordon)
  • Apache Territory (1958) [Grant Kimbrough]: Shot dead by Frank DeKova when he activates a sleeve derringer and tries to get his horse which Frank is guarding. (Thanks to Brian)
  • The Canadians (1961) [Frank Boone]: Falls to his death from a cliff during a horse stampede. (Thanks to Gordon)
  • The Day of the Dolphin (1973) [Ben Wallingford]: Killed in an explosion after the dolphins attach a mine to his boat (after George C. Scott had "reprogrammed" them from John's instructions to blow up the President's boat). (Thanks to Gordon)

Television Deaths:[edit | edit source]

  • The Rifleman: The Blowout (1959) [Al Walker]: Shot in the chest by the wounded Howard Ledig; he dies while talking to Chuck Connors.
  • Wanted: Dead or Alive: The Conquerors (1959) [Grant Mandeville]: Shot to death in an ambush with Michael Pate and his men when he crosses the mexican border.
  • The Rifleman: The Prisoner (1961) [Major Aaron King]: Shot twice in the chest in a shoot-out with Chuck Connors.
  • The Twilight Zone: The Jungle (1961) [Alan Richards]: Mauled to death (off-screen) by a lion in his apartment, as part of a voodoo curse placed on him; the scene cuts away as the lion attacks.
  • Greatest Heroes of the Bible: David & Goliath (1978) [Dubuknar]: Slashed down in a swordfight with Hugh O'Brian.

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