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Lionel Barrymore (1878 - 1954)
Film Deaths[edit | edit source]
- America (1924) [Walter Butler]: Killed in a skirmish.
- The Bells (1926) [Mathias]: Dies of a heart attack after praying for forgiveness from his crimes; he dies after having a vision of his victim (E. Alyn Warren) forgiving him.
- West of Zanzibar (1928) [Crane]: Stabbed with a spear by the natives; he dies shortly afterwards as Warner Baxter tries to save him.
- A Free Soul (1931) [Stephen Ashe]: Dies of a heart attack (on top of his health having been ravaged by alcoholism) after making an impassioned speech in the courtroom.
- Mata Hari (1931) [General Serge Shubin]: Shot in the chest by Greta Garbo as Lionel is making a phone call to order her arrest.
- Rasputin and the Empress (1932) [Grigori Rasputin]: Drowned when he's put into the river by John Barrymore, after being poisoned and beaten by him.
- Treasure Island (1934) [Billy Bones]: Dies of a heart attack from fright, after being given the Black Spot by William V. Mong.
- A Guy Named Joe (1943) [The General]: Dies (off-screen) under unspecified circumstances, several years before the story begins; he appears as a spirit after Spencer Tracy arrives in Heaven. (Thanks to Stephen)
TV Deaths[edit | edit source]
Noteworthy Connections[edit | edit source]
- Ex-husband of Doris Rankin
- Husband of Irene Fenwick (widowed)
- Great-Uncle of Drew Barrymore
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