Peter van Eyck (1911 - 1969)

a.k.a. Goetz van Eyck

Peter van Eyck in ‘Attack’.

Film Deaths[edit | edit source]

  • Five Graves to Cairo (1943) [Lieutenant Schwegler]: Killed by Franchot Tone. (Though I don’t know the details).
  • The Moon is Down (1943) [Lieutenant Tonder]: Stabbed to death with scissors by Dorris Bowdon.
  • The Imposter (Bayonet Charge; Strange Confession) (1944) [Hafner]: Killed in combat with a German Patrol.
  • A Bullet for Joey (1955) [Eric Hartman]: Shot to death in a shoot-out with George Raft.
  • Jump Into Hell (1955) [Lieutenant Heinrich Heldman]: Shot by Viet Minh soldiers; he manages to kill them in turn of defuse their explosives before dying.
  • The Rawhide Years (1955) [Andre Boucher]: Accidentally shot by Robert J. Wilke who shoots at Tony Curtis from across the street but hits Peter instead.
  • Attack (1956) [SS Captain]: Shot to death by his fellow soldiers after Jack Palance pushes Peter out the doorway into the street.
  • Run for the Sun (1956) [Colonel Wilhelm von Andre a.k.a. Dr. Van Anders]: Hit by a plane on the runway as he tries to stop Richard Widmark and Jane Greer from taking off in it.
  • The Snorkel (1958) [Jacques Duval]: Suffocated or dies of starvation (off-screen) after being trapped under the floorboards when Mandy Miller knocks a wardrobe on top of the trapdoor, blocking his escape route. The movie ends with him trapped underneath the floor. (Thanks to Garrett)
  • The World in My Pocket (1961) [Bleck]: After missing a step and rolling down a rocky mountainside, he is blown up by grenades thrown by the police.
  • The Dirty Game (1965) [Petchatkin]: Killed in a explosive car crash while fighting with Jacques Sernas.

Notable Connections[edit | edit source]

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