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John Vernon in Charley Varrick

John Vernon (1932 - 2005)

Film Deaths:[]

  • Point Blank (1967) [Mal Reese]: Falls off of the hotel balcony while trying to get away from Lee Marvin; his body is shown lying in the street below afterwards. (Nudity alert: Rear)
  • One More Train to Rob (1971) [Timothy Xavier Nolan] Shot by George Peppard.
  • Fear is the Key (1972) [Vyland]: Shot in the chest by Ben Kingsley in a submersible, after John attacks Ben in a panic after Barry Newman cuts off the oxygen in the submersible.
  • Charley Varrick (Kill Charley Varrick) (1973) [Maynard Boyle]: Deliberately hit with a car by Joe Don Baker in a junkyard, after Walter Matthau puts on an act to make it look like John was his accomplice.
  • The Black Windmill (1974) [McKee]: Machine gunned to death by Michael Caine
  • Golden Rendezvous (1977) [Luis Carreras] Machine gunned by Richard Harris.
  • Chained Heat (1983) [Warden Bacman]: Drowned in his jacuzzi by Kendal Kaldwell, while Sharon Hughes looks on in horror.
  • Curtains (1983) [Jonathan Stryker]: Shot to death, along with Linda Thorson, by Samantha Eggar; John and Linda then fall through the window. (Thanks to Eric)
  • Blue Monkey (1987) [Roger Levering]: Killed by a hill yalley bug.
  • Border Heat (Deadly Stranger) (1988) [Mr. Mitchell]: Shot in the head by the mortally-wounded Darlanne Fluegel, just as John is about to shoot Michael J. Moore.
  • I'm Gonna Git You Sucka (1988) [Mr. Big]: Shot to death by Antonio Fargas in the warehouse. (Thanks to Robert)
  • Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988) [Sgt. Curtis Mooney]: Head slammed against the bars of the cell by one of the alien clowns; his body is seen again later on when John Allen Nelson walks in and sees one of the alien clowns using it as a ventriloquest dummy. (Thanks to Robert, John, and Kyle)

TV Deaths:[]

  • Hawkeye And The Last Of The Mohicans: Franklin Story S1 E3 (1957) [Red Lyman]: Shot through the window of a log cabin by Lon Chaney Jr as he is about the bludgeon the tied up John Hart. (Thanks to Brian)
  • Hawkeye And The Last Of The Mohicans: The Reckoning (1957) [Eliwasset]: Stabbed in the chest by Michael Julian. (Thanks to Brian)
  • Hawkeye And The Last Of The Mohicans: Revenge (1957) [Shawnee Chief Nangus]: Stabbed in the chest by warmonger brave Powys Thomas who use the knife of soldier Rodney Bunker. (Thanks to Brian)
  • The F.B.I.: Southwind (1968) [Mike Burton]: Shot by Efrem Zimbalist Jr. while climbing a ladder in a burned-out barn.
  • Tarzan: Rendezous for Revenge (1968) [Dan Burton]: Falls off a cliff in a wheelchair during a fight with Ron Ely
  • Mission: Impossible: The Falcon: Part 3 (1970) [General Ramon Sabattini]: Dies of severe injuries from an explosion, after discovering Joseph Reale had escaped.
  • Mannix: To Kill a Memory (1972) [John Thompson]: Shot in the back by Mike Connors when he tries to escape.
  • Cannon: Hard Rock Roller Coaster (1973) [Stanley Van Buren aka Ross McClintock]: Shot by Greg Mullavey when he charges him after pleading for Mullavey to release Charlotte Stewart.
  • The Questor Tapes (1974; TV film) [Geoffrey Darro]: Killed when a nuclear bomb explodes aboard his airplane.
  • Tales from the Crypt: Seance (1992) [Mr. Chalmers]: Crushed to death by an elevator when it descends after he falls down the shaft; he appears as a ghost afterwards when Cathy Moriarty inadvertantly summons him for real during a con-game seance.

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