Leland Orser (1960 - )
Film Deaths[edit | edit source]
- Independence Day (1996) [Techy/Med Asst #1]: Killed off-screen by the alien after it wakes up in the medical room.
- Alien: Resurrection (1997) [Larry Purvis]: Killed when an alien bursts out of his chest, while he's holding J.E. Freeman in front of his body. Leland is then shot repeatedly by Ron Perlman in an attempt to destroy the alien; it's unclear whether or not he was already dead when Ron fires on him. (Thanks to Wen)
- Invader (1997) [Michael Perkett, NASA]: Killed in a nuclear blast in order to destroy the aliens (my memory is vague but It’s confirmed/clarified everyone dies at the end).
- The Bone Collector (1999) [Richard Thompson/Marcus Andrews]: Shot repeatedly in the back by Angelina Jolie just as Leland is about to kill Denzel Washington (after having his hand crushed and throat ripped open by Denzel).
- Dead Badge (1999) [Pellman]: Killed by Brian Wimmer (my memory is vague but I recall he died).
- My Brother's Keeper (2002) [Travis]: Killed by Corin Nemec (my memory is vague but I recall he died).
- Confidence (2003) (Confidence: After Dark) [Lionel Dolby]: Killed off-screen by Dustin Hoffman’s assassins, we only learn of his death (notably his body being pulled from the harbour) during a conversation between the main characters (Edward Burns, Paul Giamatti and Brian Van Holt).
- The Guest (2014) [Spencer Peterson]: Shot by Dan Stevens, after Dan fails to kill Leland in a head-on car crash between them.
TV Deaths[edit | edit source]
- The X Files: Firewalker (1994) [Jason Ludwig]: Shot in the back with a flare-gun by Bradley Whitford (as David Duchovny looks on in shock) who then sets his body on fire in order to kill the fungal parasite inhabiting him.
- Star Trek: Voyager: Revulsion (1997) [Dejaren]: Playing a hologram, he is destroyed when Roxann Dawson short-circuits him with an exposed power conduit. (Thanks to Neil)
- Magic City: The Year of the Fin (2012) [Mike Strauss]: Shot (off-screen). His body is shown floating in the bay.
Notable Connections[edit | edit source]
- Ex-Mr. Roma Downey.
- Mr. Jeanne Tripplehorn.
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