Omar Sharif (1932 - )

Film deaths

  • The Fall Of The Roman Empire (1964) [Sohamus]: Disarmed, he is being held at swordpoint by Stephen Boyd in the climactic battle when a roman soldier throws a spear into his chest. (Thanks to Brian)
  • Doctor Zhivago (1965) [Dr. Yuri Zhivago]: Dies of a heart attack while calling out to Julie Christie in the street.
  • Genghis Khan (1965) [Genghis Khan]: Mortally wounded in a battle with Stephen Boyd; he dies shortly afterwards, after turning over his throne to his son.
  • The Night of the Generals (1967) [Major Grau]: Shot twice in the chest by Peter O'Toole when Omar goes to arrest him. (Thanks to Zoran and Robert)
  • Che! (1969) [Che Guevara]: Executed by a firing squad; his body is shown being carried out on a stretcher at the beginning of the movie, and the rest of the movie shows his life leading up to the execution.
  • Mysterious Island (1973) [Captain Nemo]: Killed when his submarine and the island are destroyed by a volcanic eruption, on top of having been shot and mortally wounded. (Thanks to Johan)

TV Deaths

  • Anastasia: Mystery of Anna (1986) [Tsar Nicholas II]: Executed along with Claire Bloom, Christian Bale and other royal family by a firing squad of Bolsheviks. (I haven't seen this, but I've read other entries and familar with the history)

Noteworthy connections

  • Ex-Mr. Faten Hamama
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