Top: Morris Ankrum in Three Men from Texas
Bottom: Morris Ankrum's death (with Thornton Edwards) in Three Men from Texas

Morris Ankrum (1897 - 1964)

a.k.a. Stephen Morris

Film Deaths: Edit

  • Three Men from Texas (Ranger Guns West) (1940) [Bruce Morgan]: Strangled by Thornton Edwards after Morris shoots Thornton first.
  • Along the Great Divide (The Travellers) (1951) [Ed Roden]: Shot repeatedly by James Anderson. (Thanks to Gordon)
  • The Raiders (1952) [Thomas Ainsworth]: Gunned down by Richard Conte as he pulls a gun from his desk drawer. (Thanks to Brian)
  • The Man Behind the Gun (1953) [Bram Cretan]: Killed, off-screen by Roy Roberts’ men; we learn of his death afterwards when Randolph Scott digs up the grave supposedly belonging to Roy (who had faked his death) and reports finding Morris’ body
  • Drums Across The River (1954) [Chief Ouray]: Dies of old age lying in his teepee. (Thanks to Brian).
  • Cattle Queen of Montana (1954) [J.I. ‘Pop’ Jones]: Trampled to death in a stampede caused by Native American warriors. (Thanks to Gordon)
  • Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (Invasion of the Flying Saucers) (1956) [Brigadier General John Hanley]: Thrown out of the spaceship by the aliens after they telepathically drain his mind of information. (Thanks to Stephen)
  • Drango (1957) [Henry Calder]: Hanged by a lynch mob led by Ronald Howard. (Thanks to Gordon)
  • Kronos (1957) [?]: ?.

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