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Richard Lynch in Bad Dreams

Richard Lynch (1940 - 2012)

Film Deaths[]

  • The Seven Ups (1973) [Moon]: Shot to death by Roy Scheider.
  • Open Season (The Recon Game) (1974) [Art]: Shot to death with a telescopic rifle, along with Peter Fonda and John Phillip Law, by William Holden, after Peter, John, and Richard kill Cornelia Sharpe. (Thanks to Stephen)
  • God Told Me To (Demon) (1976) [Bernard Phillips]: Dies when the building he is in burns down after using his powers to do so.
  • The Baron (1977) [Joey] Stabbed in the throat with a fork by Calvin Lockhart
  • Deathsport(1978)[Ankar Moor]: Decapitated at the end of a swordfight with David Carradine.
  • 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.
  • Cut and Run (Inferno in diretta ) (1985) [Colonel Brian Horne] Shot in the stomach and then decapitated with a machete by Edward Farrelly.
  • Invasion U.S.A.(1985) [Mikhail Rostov]: Killed in an explosion when Chuck Norris fires a rocket launcher at him. (Thanks to Kyle)
  • Savage Dawn (1985) [Reverend Roman] Run over by a tank as he tries to escape from the car he's trapped in.
  • 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.
  • Puppet Master III: Toulon's Revenge (1991) [Major Krauss]: Impaled on a halberd, when he falls onto it after Guy Rolfe sets fire to the ropes suspending Richard from the ceiling. (Thanks to Matthew)
  • 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.
  • Scanner Cop (1994) [Karl Glock] Head explodes after Daniel Quinn uses his powers on him.
  • Laid to Rest (2009) [Mr. Jones]: Impaled through the back with a metal pole by Nick Principe, as Bobbi Sue Luther looks on in horror. (Thanks to Matthew)

TV Deaths[]

  • 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.
  • Star Trek: The Next Generation: Gambit, Part II (1993) [Arctus Baran]: Killed by a neural implant when he attempts to activate Patrick Stewart's implant to kill him, unaware that Patrick had switched transponder codes of the implants. (Richard was wearing heavy alien make-up for the role).
  • 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.
  • Highlander: The Series: Blind Faith (1995) [John Kirin/Cage]: Is killed in two scenes: when he is run over by a car while saving Conrad Dunn, and when he is later shot by Conrad. As an Immortal, he comes back to life both times.
  • 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)
  • Charmed: The Day the Magic Died (2003) [Cronyn]: Destroyed along with Cheryl Ladd with a spell cast by The Charmed Ones (Alyssa Milano, Rose McGowan and Holly Marie Combs) Using an Unicorn's Dust, which is Magic.

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