Richard Crenna (1926 - 2003)
- The Sand Pebbles (1966) [Captain Collins]: Shot in the back as he tries to hold off the Chinese revolutionaries, so that the others can get back to the boat. (Thanks to Michael and Stephen)
- Wait Until Dark (1967) [Mike Talman]: Stabbed in the back by Alan Arkin while Richard is talking to Audrey Hepburn (and about to exit out the door). (Thanks to Robert and Michael)
- Marooned (Space Travelers) (1969) [Jim Pruett]: Commits suicide by rupturing his spacesuit and drifting off into space, so that Gene Hackman and James Franciscus will have enough oxygen to survive. (Thanks to Michael and Stephen)
- Catlow (1971) [Marshal Ben Cowan]: Shot to death by Leonard Nimoy.
- Un Flic (1972) [Simon]: Shot to death by Alain Delon.
- Breakheart Pass (1975) [Gov. Richard Fairchild]: Hacked to death with a sword by Ed Lauter as they fight on horseback.
- Body Heat (1981) [Edmund Walker]: Beaten to death with a wooden plank by William Hurt. (Thanks to Michael)
- Passions (1984) [Richard Kennerly]: Dies of a heart attack, with Joanne Woodward by his side. (Thanks to Michael)
- Leviathan (1989) [Dr. Glen Thompson]: Dies (off-screen) when one of the leviathan creatures takes over his body to incubate, which is then destroyed when the deep ocean base is crushed by the extreme pressure. (Thanks to Michael)
- Rambo (2008) [Col Sam Trautman] Although he does not appear in this film due to his real life death 5 years before this film was ever made it assumed that Richard died somewhere between the events of Rambo III & IV. Sylvester Stallone confirmed his death saying his character Trautman died the same time Richard Crenna died. He only appears in flashbacks.
- A Fire in the Sky (1978 TV) [Jason Voight]: Killed, along with a group of Native Americans, when the comet strikes Arizona.
- Judging Amy: Requiem (2003) [Jared Duff]: Dies (off-screen) of a heart attack, we are informed of his death when William Ragsdale informs Tyne Daly. His memorial service is shown. (this was filmed after Crenna's real-life passing). (I haven't seen this, but I got the info from online).
Father of Richard Anthony Crenna
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