L.Q. Jones in 'Ride the High Country'.

L.Q. Jones (1927 - )

a.k.a. Justus McQueen

Deaths in FilmEdit

  • Men in War (1957) [Sgt. Davis]: Killed in an explosion when a grenade is thrown at him as he tries to reach Robert Ryan. (Thanks to Brian)
  • Buchanan Rides Again (The Name's Buchanan) (1958) [Pecos Hill]: Shot in the back by Barry Kelley's men as L.Q. is escorting Manuel Rojas to the border. (Thanks to Brian)
  • The Naked and the Dead (1958) [Woodrow 'Woody' Wilson]: Shot during a battle with Japanese soldiers; he dies shortly afterwards. (Thanks to Vladimir)
  • Flaming Star (1960) [Tom Howard]: Hit on the head with a tomahawk by a Kiowa warrior who ambushes him as he returns home.
  • Ride the High Country (Guns in the Afternoon) (1962) [Sylvus Hammond]: Shot in the chest by Ron Starr during a shoot-out in the hills (as L.Q. tries to sneak up behind the men). His body is shown again later on when Randolph Scott takes the gun from his body.
  • Showdown (1963) [Foray]: Shot in the chest with a shotgun by Audie Murphy as they confront each other over a horse trough. (Thanks to Brian)
  • Major Dundee (1965) [Arthur Hadley]: Impaled with a lance during a battle with French soldiers. (Thanks to Brian)
  • Timerider: The Adventure of Lyle Swann (1982) [Ben Potter]: Shot in the back by Peter Coyote. (Thanks to Michael)
  • Bulletproof (1988) [Sergeant Major O'Rourke]: Killed by William Smith during a battle. (Thanks to Michael)
  • Tornado! (1996) [Ephram Thorne]: Killed in the tornado, after he runs from the shelter to anchor Ernie Hudson's sensor device to the ground. (Thanks to Stephen)
  • Route 666 (2001) [Sheriff Bob Conaway]: Crushed to death by a supernaturally controlled steam roller runs over him, as he shoots it to no effect (after being shot repeatedly by Lou Diamond Phillips, Steven Williams and Lori Petty, causing him to fall onto the cursed road).
  • A Prairie Home Companion (2006) [Chuck Akers]: Dies of old age/natural causes while sitting in a chair in his dressing room, after Virginia Madsen comes to collect his soul. His body is shown afterwards when Marylouise Burke discovers him. (Thanks to Alex</span>)

Deaths in TelevisionEdit

  • Gunsmoke: Albert (1970) [Joe Nix] Pointing his gun at Patricia Barry at the top of the staircase, he is challenged to drop his gun by Ken Curtis who shoots him when he turns and goes to fire. (Thanks to Brian)
  • Gunsmoke: Tara (1972) [Gecko Ridley]: Shot in the chest by Buck Taylor.

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