Joseph Schildkraut (being smeared with honey by Wallace Beery) before his off-screen death in Viva Villa!

Joseph Schildkraut (1896 - 1964)

Film DeathsEdit

  • The King of Kings (1927) [Judas Iscariot]: Commits suicide by hanging himself.
  • The Blue Danube (Honor above all) (1928) [Ludwig]: Commits suicide by stabbing himself; he then falls out of the window.
  • Viva Villa! (1934) [General Pascal]: Devored by ants (off-camera) after Wallace Beery has Joseph smeared with honey and staked to the ground; we only hear Joseph screaming from off-screen.
  • Lady in the Tropics (1939) [Pierre Delaroch]: Shot to death by Hedy Lamarr.
  • Plainsman and the Lady (Drumbeats over Wyoming) (1946) [Peter Marquette]: Fatally wounded in a shoot-out between the outlaws and the native americans; he dies shortly afterwards while talking to Bill Elliott.
  • Old Los Angeles (California Outpost) (1948) [Luis Savarin]: Shot to death by John Carroll.

TV DeathsEdit

  • Hallmark Hall of Fame: Hamlet (1953) [Claudius]: Poisoned when Maurice Evans forces him to drink his own poisoned wine, on top of being stabbed with a poisoned blade.

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