Lloyd Bridges in 'Sahara'

Lloyd Bridges (1913 - 1998)

Film DeathsEdit

  • Sahara (1943) [Fred Clarkson]: Shot (off-screen) when a Nazi plane strafes the tank; his compatriots discover afterwards that he's been wounded, and he dies some time later while being transported across the desert.
  • Moonrise (1948) [Jerry Sykes]: Killed when Dane Clark smashes his head in with a large rock. (Thanks to Brian
  • Calamity Jane and Sam Bass (1949) [Joel Collins]: Shot in the chest in a shoot-out with Willard Parker.
  • Ramrod (1949) [Red Cates]: Emerges from the rocks just after Joel McCrea has killed Vic Potel, wounds McCrae but is himself shot dead. (Thanks to Brian)
  • Colt .45 (1950) [Paul Donovan]: Shot to death (off-screen) after leaving the saloon with Zachary Scott. His body is shown later when a pair of braves discover him on the road. (Thanks to Brian)
  • The Sound Of Fury (1950) [Jerry Slocum]: Killed (off-screen), along with Frank Lovejoy, when a lynch mob storms the police station. (Thanks to Brian)
  • Rocketship X-M (1950) [Floyd Grahams]: Killed in an explosion, along with Osa Massen and Hugh O'Brian when their spaceship crashes on re-entry.
  • City of Bad Men (1953) [Gar Stanton]: Mortally wounded by being shot in the back by Richard Boone; he dies shortly after hesitating to shoot Dale Robertson.
  • Ride Out For Revenge (1957) [Capt. George]: Killed in a gunfight in the woods when he is outdrawn by Rory Calhoun. (Thanks to Brian)
  • Attack On The Iron Coast (1968) [Major Jamie Wilson]: Fatally injured by a shell; he manages to detonate the ship just as George Milkell arrives and shoots him. (Thanks to Brian)
  • The Valley Of Gwangi (1969) [Peso]: Ripped in half through the waist by Gwangi while trying to escape the valley. 
  • Bear Island (1979) [Smithy]: Shot in the chest by Lawrence Dane as he tries to shoot Donald Sutherland after first being stabbed in the torso at the end of a struggle.
  • Airplane! (Flying High) (1980) [McCroskey]: After sniffing glue and becoming retarded, he jumps out of the radio tower upon seeing the airplane. (Note: the filmmakers did intend it to be a comedic death, until different filmmakers had him return in Airplane II: the Sequel with no explanation of his Resurrection.) (Played for comic effect, obviously)
  • The Wild Pair (The Devil's Odds) (1987) [Colonel Heser]: Stabbed repeatedly by Bubba Smith. (Thanks to Michael)
  • Blown Away (1994) [Max O'Bannon]: Killed in an explosion after Tommy Lee Jones straps a bomb to Lloyd's body, and Lloyd sets it off rather than let his son, Jeff risk his life defusing it.
  • Mafia! (Jane Austen's Mafia!) (1998) [Vincenzo Cortino]: Poisoned when his grandson deliberately sprays him with industrial-strength insecticide while "playing" with Lloyd in the garden. (A parody of Marlon Brando's death in The Godfather.)

TV DeathsEdit

  • The Love War (1970) [Kyle]: Shot to death by Angie Dickinson. (Thanks to Robert)
  • Haunts of the Very Rich (1972) [Dave Woodrough]: Dies (I don't know the circumstances) before the story begins; the movie takes place at an "island resort" which is revealed to be the afterlife. (I haven't seen this, but I'm familiar with its premise.)
  • Death Race (State of Division) (1973) [General Ernst Beimler]: Machine-gunned by his subordinate (Eric Braeden) after Lloyd shoots Roy Thinnes despite Roy's waving a white flag and is about to shoot Doug McClure. (Thanks to Robert)
  • The Deliverance of Elaine (1996) [Addison Hodges]: Hacked to death with a hatchet/ice axe by an intruder (implied as being either Mare Winningham or Chris Cooper) while he’s working in his surgery/study. His body is later seen as a patient looks through a window and sees him dead.

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