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John Saxon (1935 - )
Deaths in Film
- The Plunderers (1960) [Rondo]: Shot in the back by Dolores Hart, after John pulls a knife on Jeff Chandler. (Thanks to Gordon)
- War Hunt (1962) [Private Raymond Endore]: Slain by his own squadmates when his "war-hunting" threatens to break a cease-fire.
- The Appaloosa (Southwest to Sonora) (1966) [Chuy Medina]: Shot to death with a distance rifle by Marlon Brando, after Marlon tricks him into giving away his position. (Thanks to Gordon and Brian)
- The Intruders (1970) [Billy Pye]: Shot by one of the Younger Brothers' gang, after John shouts a warning to Don Murray; he dies shortly after being taken back to town. (Thanks to Brian)
- Mitchell (1975) [Walter Deaney]: Killed in an explosion when his dune buggy crashes while being chased by Joe Don Baker. (Note: I've only seen the Mystery Science Theater 3000 version of this movie, in which John's death scene is cut out, but I've read about the 'missing' scene in several on-line discussions of the movie.)
- Mark Strikes Again (Mark colpisce ancora) (1976) [Altman]: Accidentally machine-gunned by one of his officers, who was trying to kill Franco Gasparri. (Thanks to Andrea)
- The Cynic, the Rat & the Fist (Il Cinico, l'infime, il violento) (1977) [Frank Di Maggio]: Shot in the chest by Tomas Milian during a big shoot-out between the rival gangs. (Thanks to Andrea)
- Shalimar (The Deadly Thief) (1978) [Colonel Columbus]: I remember that he was killed in this movie, but it's been so long since I've seen it that I've forgotten the circumstances.
- Battle Beyond the Stars (1980) [Sador]: Goes down with his dreadnaught when Darlanne Fluegel and Richard Thomas crash a smaller warship into John's vessel (with Darlanne and Richard ejecting at the last moment). (Thanks to Tal)
- Cannibal Apocalypse (1980) (Apocalypse Domani) [Norman Hopper]: Commits suicide (off-screen) by shooting himself after his wife (Elizabeth Turner) shoot herself in the head with his gun.
- The Scorpion with Two Tails (Assassinio al cimitero etrusco; Murder in an Etruscan Cemetery) (1982) [Arthur Barnard]: Neck snapped by Claudio Cassinelli while John is talking on the phone to Elvire Audray. (Thanks to Andrea)
- Tenebre (1982) (Tenebrae; Unsane) [Bullmer]: Stabbed in the stomach by Anthony Franciosa in the middle of a crowded city square in broad daylight.
- Prisoners of the Lost Universe (1983) [Kleel]: Killed in an explosion while he tries to shoot Richard Hatch and Kay Lenz.
- Hands of Steel (Atomic Cyborg; Vendetta dal futuro) (1986) [Francis Turner]: Heart torn out by Daniel Greene. (Thanks to Johan)
- Zombie Death House (1987) [Colonel Gordon Burgess]: Killed in an explosion after being attacked by a group of zombies, preventing him from escaping before the charges go off.
- A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987) [Donald Thompson]: Impaled through the back on the fin of a Cadillac after being attacked by Robert Englund's skeleton after it comes back to life in a junkyard. (Thanks to Kenneth and Karen)
- Welcome to Spring Break (Nightmare Beach) (1988) [Strycher]: Shot in the chest by Luis Valderrama as John is about to shoot Nicholas de Toth; John is then dragged behind a motorcycle. (Thanks to Andrea)
- My Mom's a Werewolf (1989) [Harry Thropen]: Stabbed in the chest (while he's in his werewolf form) with a silver fork attached to a staff by Tina Caspary while John is about to attack Susan Blakely (in her werewolf form). (Thanks to Andrew)
- Aftershock (1990) [Oliver Quinn]: Stabbed in the stomach with a knife throw by Jay Roberts Jr while John shoot him at the end of the fright.
- Hellmaster (1992) [Professor Saxon]: Burned to death (though I don't know the details).
- Jonathan of the Bears (Jonathan degli orsi) (1993) [Fred Goodwin]: Shot to death by Franco Nero. (Thanks to Andrea)
- Beverly Hills Cop III (1994) [Orrin Sanderson]: Shot in the chest by Stephen McHattie in the counterfeiters' print shop. (Thanks to Corey)
- Trapped Ashes (2006) [Leo]: Commits suicide (off-camera) by shooting himself in the head, some time before the story begins. It's revealed at the end of the movie that all the characters telling their stories are already ghosts; his death is shown in a flashback when Henry Gibson reminds him how his story actually ended. We only see the blood splatter on the wall in the flashback.
Deaths in Television
- The Dick Powell Theatre: A Time To Die (1962) [Nick Giller]: Found dead in his darkened apartment with a bloody wound on his neck (presumably stabbed) by Dick Powell, who had come to kill him and found John's criminal rivals had beaten him to it. (Thanks to Brian)
- Gunsmoke: The Pillagers (1967) [Pedro Manez]: Shot in the chest in a shoot-out with James Arness. (Thanks to Harry)
- Kung Fu: King of the Mountain (1972) [Raven]: Accidentally falls to his death from a mountain when he trips over a rock while trying to take his rifle for shoot David Carradine after a fight. (Thanks to Robert)
- Dynasty: Domestic Intrigue (1984) [Rashid Ahmed]: Shot to death by the Istanbul police. (Thanks to Johan)
- Murder, She Wrote: Hooray for Homicide (1984) [Jerry Lydecker]: Hit on the head with a metal urn by Melissa Sue Anderson in an empty studio lot; his body is shown afterwards when Angela Lansbury discovers him and the murder is shown in a flashback later on.
- Murder, She Wrote: Proof in the Pudding (1994) [Bernardo Bonelli]: Stabbed in the chest by Liza Snyder in his kitchen. (Thanks to Scott)
- CSI: Grave Danger Part 1 (2005) [Walter Gordon]: Commits suicide by blowing himself up when he detonates his bomb explosive vest after a confrontation with William L. Petersen. (Thanks to Gary and PortsGuy)
- Masters Of Horror: Pelts (2006) [Jeb 'Pa' Jameson]: Bludgeoned to death with a baseball bat by his son (Michal Suchanek). His body is shown again later on when Link Baker and Meat Loaf discover him. (Thanks to Stephen and Andrew)
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