Joseph Ruskin (1924 - 2013)
Film Deaths[edit | edit source]
- Diary of a Madman (1963) [The Horla]: Providing the voice of an invisible spirit, he is destroyed after Vincent Price sets fire in his house, we only see a green glow as he screams in the flames.
- Prizzi's Honor (1985) [Marxie Heller] Shot to death by Jack Nicholson off-screen. We only see Jack taking Joseph away and then hear the gun shots.
- Firepower (1993) [Drexal]: Stabbed in the chest when Chad McQueen throws a katana at him.
- Smokin' Aces (2006) [Primo Sparazza]: Dies (along with Jeremy Piven ) when Ryan Reynolds disconnects both of their life-support systems (there is an alternative ending where Ryan shoots Joseph and Jeremy repeatedly). (Thanks to ND and JOK)
TV Deaths[edit | edit source]
- Peter Gunn: The Rifle (1959) [1st Henchman]
- The Outer Limits: Production and Decay of Strange Particles (1964) [Collins]: Disintegrated when radioactive particles seep into his radiation suit (and take on a form inside the suit) while he is working with radioactive materials.
- The Time Tunnel: Revenge of the Gods (1966) [Sardis]: Shot to death by a Greek archer when John Doucette's army storms the city of Troy.
- Gunsmoke: Stage Stop (1966) [Curt Hansen]: Shot down by Jack Ging whilst he is talking to Milburn Stone. (Thanks to Brian)
- Mission: Impossible: The Slave: Part 2 (1967) [King Ibn Borca]: Shot in the back by his brother (David Mauro).
- Murder, She Wrote: J.B.. as in Jailbird (1988) [Ivanov]: Shot in the back by Sam Behrens.
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Ex-husband of Patricia Herd
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