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Leo McKern in 'Damien: Omen II'

 

Leo McKern (1920 - 2002)

Film DeathsEdit

  • Yesterday's Enemy (1959) [Max]: A non-combatant, he is executed with 5 other prisoners by a Japanese firing squad. (Thanks to Gordon)
  • A Jolly Bad Fellow (They All Died Laughing) (1964) [Professor Kerris Bowles-Ottery]: Killed in a car crash as he drives wildly to escape from police, after inadvertently smoking a cigarette that had been laced with his own intoxicating poison.
  • A Man for All Seasons (1966) [Thomas Cromwell]: Mentioned in the end narration that he was beheaded for high treason.

TV DeathsEdit

  • The Adventures Of Robin Hood: The Coming Of Robin Hood (1955): Killed by a crossbow bolt in his chest fired by one of his own men when the intended victim, Richard Greene, pulls Leo in front of him. (Thanks to Brian).
  • The Prisoner: Once Upon a Time (1967) [Number Two]:  Dies of apparent poisoning during the final confrontation with Patrick McGoohan.  (He is "resurrected" in the subsequent episode, Fall Out, but is referred to as deceased for the rest of this episode and the beginning of the next.) (Thanks to Jack)
  • Space: 1999: The Infernal Machine (1976) [Companion Gwent]: Dies of old age/natural causes aboard his sentient spaceship, as Barbara Bain and Martin Landau look on helplessly. Leo also provides the voice of the vessel, which self-destructs after Leo's death. (Thanks to Stephen)
  • King Lear (1984 TV) [Gloucester]: Dies of exhaustion, injuries, and grief (off-screen) after finally reconciling with his son David Threlfall.
  • Theatre Night: The Master Builder (1988) [Harvard Solness]: Falls to his death (off-camera) from the tower of his house; we only see Miranda Richardson's reaction as he falls. (Thanks to Gordon)

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