Lyle Bettger (1915 - 2003)

Film DeathsEdit

  • The Greatest Show on Earth (1952) [Klaus]: Killed when his car crashes into the train, as an attempt to stop the train for derailing in a trap set by Lyle and John Kellogg. He changed his mind when he realized that Gloria Grahame's character is on that train.
  • Denver And Rio Grande (1952) [Johnny Buff]: Shot in the chest from distance with a rifle by Edmond O'Brien . (Thanks to Brian)
  • Hurricane Smith (1952) [Clobb]: Killed in a knife fight by Richard Arlen. (Thanks to Brian)
  • Carnival Story (1954) [Frank Colloni]: Falls to his death whilst climbing hand over hand up the high ladder for his water dive and a rail comes away. We later learn it had been loosened by Steve Cochran. (Thanks to Brian)
  • Drums Across The River (1954) [Frank Walker]: He leans out of the barn loft to get the drop on Audie Murphy who manages to shoot him after Walter Brennan shouts a warning. (Thanks to Brian)
  • The Sea Chase (1955) [Kirchner]: Clubbed to the floor on the ship's bridge by John Wayne. The ship is then sunk by the Royal Navy and the closing voice over says no survivors were found. (Thanks to Brian)
  • Showdown At Abilene (1956) [Dave Mosely]: Unaware that Jock Mahoney has emptied his gun, when he draws on Ted de Corsia he pays the price. (Thanks to Brian)
  • The Lone Ranger (1956) [Reece Kilgore]: Shot while on his horse (I can't remember who killed him).
  • Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957) [Ike Clanton]: Blasted in the chest with a shotgun by Burt Lancaster in the titular shootout. (Historically inaccurate, because the real Ike Clanton survived the gunfight and was later shot to death by detective Jonas V. Brighton on June 1st, 1887). (Thanks to Brian)

TV DeathsEdit

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