Oleg Taktarov in We Own the Night (1). Oleg Taktarov dead (right) in We Own the Night (2).

Oleg Taktarov (1967 - )

Former MMA fighter

Former Military Policeman turned Actor

Film Deaths[edit | edit source]

  • Counter Measures (1998) (AKA Crash Dive 2) [Engineer Dimitri]: Electrocuted in a fight with Michael Dudikoff on-board the stolen Russian submarine.
  • Rollerball (2002) [Denekin]: Killed by one of Jean Reno's security men after being dragged off of the barrier he'd climbed onto. (Thanks to ND)
  • 44 Minutes: The North Hollywood Shootout (2003) [Emil Matasareanu] Dies from blood loss after police officers shoot him in the leg during a shootout in the streets. His body is seen lying lifeless during the epilogue
  • Predators (2010) [Nikolai]: Killed in an explosion when he sacrifices himself by detonating a grenade to kill a Predator (Carey Jones), after being mortally wounded by it. (Thanks to Tommy and ND)

TV Deaths[edit | edit source]

  • NCIS: Judgment Day (2008) [Viggo Drantyev]: Shot to death (off-camera), along with three other assassins, in a shoot-out with Lauren Holly in an abandoned diner (after which Muse Watson shoots all the assassins again to make certain they're dead); we only hear the shots from outside the building. His body is shown afterwards when Cote de Pablo and Michael Weatherly investigate the scene, and the shoot-out is shown in a flashback afterwards.

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