Richard Lynch in Bad Dreams

Richard Lynch (1940 - 2012)

Film Deaths[edit | edit source]

  • The Ninth Configuration (Twinkle, Twinkle, Killer Kane) (1980) [2nd Cyclist]: Beaten to death in a bar fight with Stacy Keach.
  • The Sword and the Sorcerer (1982) [Titus Cromwell]: Killed by Lee Horsley.
  • Invasion U.S.A. (1985) [Mikhail Rostov]: Killed in an explosion when Chuck Norris fires a rocket launcher at him. (Thanks to Kyle)
  • The Barbarians (1987) [Kadar] Has a sword thrown into his stomach.  
  • Bad Dreams (1988) [Harris]: Burned to death, along with the rest of his followers (apart from Jennifer Rubin, who survives), when they douse themselves with gasoline and set the cabin on fire as a mass suicide. He appears to Jennifer periodically throughout the rest of the movie, but it's eventually revealed that Richard's "ghost" was just a hallucination induced by Harris Yulin's psychological manipulation and drugs.
  • Alligator II: The Mutation (1991) [Hawk Hawkins]: Eaten by the alligator.
  • Trancers II (1991) [Dr. Wardo]: Stabbed in the chest when Tim Thomerson throws a pitchfork at him.
  • Maximum Force (1992) [Max Tanabe]: Falls to his death, landing on a car, after being shot by Sam Jones as Richard dangles from a helicopter ladder.
  • Necronomicon: Book of the Dead (1993) [Jethro De la poer]: Commits suicide by jumping off the roof of the mansion many years before the first segment began.

TV Deaths[edit | edit source]

  • Hunter: The Legion: Part 2 (1989) [Frank Lassiter]: Shot by Fred Dryer and fell through glass roofs.
  • Murder, She Wrote: To the Last Will I Grapple with Thee (1992) [Michael O'Connor]: Commits suicide by shooting himself in the head, arranging it to frame George Hearn for his 'murder' after he was diagnosed with a brain tumor. His body is shown afterwards when the police discover him, and his death is shown in a flashback later on.
  • Murder, She Wrote: Amsterdam Kill (1994) [Philip de Kooning]: Stabbed in the chest by Marcus Gilbert. His body is shown afterwards when Angela Lansbury discovers him, and the murder is shown in a flashback later on.
  • Terminal Virus (Last Chance) (1995 TV) [Callaway]: Killed in an explosion when Susan Africa fires at the fuel drums beside him, as he tries to escape from the camp. (Thanks to Stephen)

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