John Hoyt in Brute Force

John Hoyt (1905 - 1991)

Film DeathsEdit

  • Brute Force (1947) [Spencer]: Shot to death by guards while riding on a minecart during a prison break.
  • The Black Castle (1952) [Stieken]: Poisoned after he drinks a tampered drink (Boris Karloff later admits to Richard Greene he's the one who poisoned him).
  • Moonfleet (1955) [Magistrate Maskew]: Falls to his death after being hit on the head by Stewart Granger during a struggle on the cliff.
  • The Big Combo (1955) [Nils Dreyer]: He leaves his antique shop and closes the door, we then hear gunfire and in the next scene discover he has been gunned down by Brian Donlevy. (Thanks to Brian)
  • Mohawk (1956) [Butler]: Forced out of the fort for running guns to the Indians, the settlers won't let him back in so he gets arrows in his back when they attack. (Thanks to Brian)
  • Death of a Scoundrel (Diary of a Scoundrel; Loves of a Scoundrel; The Loves and Death of a Scoundrel) (1956) [Mr. O'Hara]: Shot to death by the mortally-wounded George Sanders while they struggle over John's gun.
  • The Beast of Budapest (1958) [Professor Ernst Tolnai]: Shot to death by Gerald Milton.
  • Curse of the Undead (1959) [Dr. John Carter]: Bitten and drained of blood by Michael Pate (off-screen).
  • Spartacus (1960) [Calius]: One of the last 6 slaves captured by the Romans, he is unshackled from Tony Curtis and dragged away to be crucified. (Thanks to Brian)
  • Cleopatra (1963) [Cassius]: Commits suicide (off-screen); neither his death nor his body is shown, but his suicide is mentioned in Ben Wright's narration.

TV DeathsEdit

  • The Outer Limits: The Bellero Shield (1964) [Bifrost Alien]: Shot in the back of the head by Sally Kellerman so that she can steal his impenetrable shield; he dies after releasing her from the shield after she becomes trapped in it. His body disintegrates just after his death. (John was wearing alien makeup for this role). (Thanks to Stephen)


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