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John Diehl in Miami Vice: Down for the Count, Part 1

John Diehl (1950 - )

Film Deaths:[]

  • Angel (1984) [The Killer]: Shot repeatedly in the chest and stomach/throat by Rory Calhoun (as John is about to kill Donna Wilkes & Cliff Gorman).
  • City Limits (1984) [Whitey]: Shot under the chin by Norbert Weisser as John is being restrained. His body is first seen when Kim Cattrall discovers him after hearing the shots then again when Don Keith Opper comes across him.
  • Glitz (1988) [Teddy Magyk]: Shot to death by Jimmy Smits after a fight and when Smits gets his spare gun & shoots Diehl through his shoot while Markie Post looks on in shock.
  • The Dark Side of the Moon (1990) [Philip Jennings]: Machine gunned repeatedly in the back by a possessed crewmember (Alan Blumenfeld/Ken Lesco) after John goes insane and tries to kill Will Bledsoe
  • Mikey (1992) [Neil Trenton]: Burned to death/killed in an explosion when Brian Bonsall throws a Molotov cocktail at him (which sets the house on fire) after John finds all of Brian’s victims seated round a table (so Brian can fake his death in the ensuring inferno).  
  • Mo' Money (1992) [Keith Heading]: Throat crushed/neck snapped when Damon Wayans wraps a cable round his neck then hangs him at the end of a fight on a conveyer belt.
  • The Outpost (1995) [Alex]: Impaled through the head/eye and throat by Dan Blom’s spiked tongue. 
  • The Grave (1996) [J.G. Cole]: Shot to death by Gabrielle Anwar.
  • Fire Down Below (1997) [Frank Elkins]: Killed when assassins have his car driven off a cliff, making it look like an accident.  
  • Most Wanted (1997) [Police Captain]: Killed by one of Jon Voight's assassins.
  • Monument Ave. (Snitch, Noose, Talk of the Town) (1998) [Digger]: Killed in a fight/shootout with mobsters.
  • Lost Souls (2000) [Henry Birdson]: Killed when the demon inhabiting him shatters his bones after he’s bludgeoned with a chair by Ben Chaplin while John is trying to stab Winona Ryder.  
  • Jurassic Park III(2001) [Cooper]: Eaten by a Spinosaurus as he is fleeing down the runway.

TV Deaths:[]

  • Miami Vice: Down for the Count, Part 1 (1987) [Det. Larry Zito]: Injected with a fatal overdose (off-screen) by Pepe Serna's men; his body is seen in a shower when Michael Talbott discovers him.
  • Monsters: Pillow Talk (1988) [Miles Magnus]: Eaten alive by the monster in Mary Woronov's refrigerator while trying to get a beer.
  • The X-Files: Trevor (1999) [Wilson "Pinker" Rawls]: Hit by a car driven by Catherine Dent which bisects him due to the windscreen counteracting his powers to move through objects. His naked body parts are later seen scattered on the road.
  • The Shield: Grave (2005) [Ben Gilroy] Dies off-screen in Mexico. His body is shown when it's brought back to America. 
  • Jesse Stone: Death in Paradise (2006) [Jerry Snyder]: Shot repeatedly by Tom Selleck after a gun standoff in which a wounded John refuses to drop his gun (following a hostage siege).