Ralph Meeker (1920 - 1988)
Film Deaths Edit
- The Naked Spur (1953) [Roy Anderson]: Drowns after being swept away by a log in the river (as he's trying to make it back, with Robert Ryan's body being pulled by a rope).
- Paths of Glory (1957) [Corporal Paris]: Executed by a firing squad along with Joe Turkel and Timothy Carey.
- Run of the Arrow (1957) [Lt Driscoll]: Shot in the forehead by Rod Steiger, as a mercy killing to spare Ralph from being skinned alive by Indians. (Thanks to Brian)
- The St. Valentine's Day Massacre (1967) [George Clarence 'Bugs' Moran]: Dies (off-screen) of cancer, his death is mentioned in Paul Frees' narration, followed by his coffin at his funeral.
- Wanted: Dead or Alive- Reunion For A Revenge (1959) [Martin Ash]:Tries to kill Steve McQueen, who uses James Coburn as a shield and after Ralph kills James, Steve guns him down. (Thanks to Brian)
- The F.B.I.: The Plunderers (1966) [King Hogan]: Shot several times in the chest by FBI agents.
- The F.B.I.: The Raid (1967) [Scott Martin]: Shot in the chest by Efrem Zimbalist Jr.
Note: he is shot in the stomach by Gaby Rodgers at the end of Kiss Me Deadly, but it's been confirmed he survives. They would not allow the "Mike Hammer" character to die.
Notable Connections Edit
- Ex-Mr. Salome Jens
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