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Kevin McCarthy in Order to Kill

Kevin McCarthy (1914 - 2010)

Not to be confused with the U.S. Politician of the same name.

Film Deaths[]

  • Ace High ( I quattro dell'Ave Maria) (1968) [Drake]: Killed by an angry mob off-screen. We simply see them surround him.
  • Dead Right (If He Hollers Let Him Go!; Night Hunt) (1968) [Leslie Whitlock]: Shot in the head by Royal Dano in a warehouse, when they both try to shoot Raymond St. Jacques and Kevin gets in the way of Royal's shot.
  • Dan Candy's Law (Alien Thunder) (1974) [Sergeant Malcolm Grant]: Shot to death by Gordon Tootoosis when Kevin tries to draw his gun to arrest Gordon. His body is shown again afterwards when Donald Sutherland discovers him. (Thanks to Stephen)
  • Order to Kill (El Clan de los inmorales; Mission: To Kill; Order to Assassinate) (1975) [Ed McLean]: Shot in the chest by one of Jose Ferrer's men in Kevin's office.
  • Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) [Running Man]: Hit by a car driven by Don Siegel as Kevin runs through the streets trying to warn everybody about the pod people. (It's implied, but not confirmed, that this unnamed character is Kevin's character "Dr. Miles J. Bennell" from the original 1956 Invasion of the Body Snatchers.) (Thanks to Mac)
  • Piranha (1978) [Dr. Robert Hoak]: Bleeds to death when he gets bitten by dozens of piranha, (as he makes a sacrifice to distract the piranha from getting to Jack Pauleson), his body is then dumped over the raft by Bradford Dillman (also to distract the piranha).
  • Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983) [Uncle Walt]: Possibly wiped out of existence when Jeremy Licht causes the house and everything in it (apart from himself and Kathleen Quinlan) to disappear; it's never actually confirmed what happened to everybody else.
  • UHF (1989) [R.J. Fletcher]: Dies when his helicopter is blown-up by "Weird Al" Yankovic during Al's fantasy where he is rescuing Michael Richards as Rambo, played for laughs. McCarthy survives in the real world of the movie.
  • Eve of Destruction (1991) [William Simmons]: Neck snapped by the robot Renee Soutendijk, as the human Renee and Gregory Hines look on helplessly. (Thanks to Stephen)
  • Ghoulies III: Ghoulies Go To College (1991) [Professor Ragnar]: Sucked down a toilet when the spell book is flushed after he had fused with the ghoulies.
  • The Addams Family Reunion (1998) [Great Grandfather]: Possibly blown up by Jerry Messing`s atomic firework (off-screen). (Played for Comic effect)

TV Deaths[]


Noteworthy Connections[]

  • Brother of Mary McCarthy (novelist).
  • Cousin of Eugene McCarthy (former US congressman).
  • Ex-husband of Augusta Dabney.