Ossie Davis  (1917 - 2005)

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  • Night Gallery (1969) [Osmond Portifoy]: Presumably killed (off-screen) by Roddy McDowall after Roddy comes back from the dead; the story ends with Ossie reacting in terror to the changing painting showing Roddy emerging from the grave, but the implication of his fate is pretty clear. (Thanks to Michael)

  • Grumpy Old Men (1993) [Chuck]: Dies (off-screen) of a heart attack. (Thanks to Michael)

  • The Stand (1994) [Judge Richard Farris]: Machine-gunned (ending with an off-screen shot to the head) by Sam Raimi by the side of the road.

  • Get on the Bus (1996) [Jeremiah]: Dies of a heart attack on the bus. (Thanks to Michael)

  • Bubba Ho-Tep (2002) [John F. 'Jack' Kennedy]: Killed by the mummy (Bob Ivy). (Thanks to Val)

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Mr. Ruby Dee

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