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Ronald Lacey in Raiders of the Lost Ark

Ronald Lacey's death in Raiders of the Lost Ark

Ronald Lacey (1935 - 1991)

Film Deaths[]

  • How I Won the War (1967) [Spool]: Accidentally shot in the head when a surrendering German soldier drops his rifle, causing it to go off; shown in both a black & white "newsreel" sequence and a color sequence, intercut with each other. He continues to accompany the unit silently (color-tinted to indicate his non-living status).
  • Crucible of Terror (1971) [Michael]: Beaten to death with a large rock by Mary Maude (who was possessed by the spirit of Me Me Lay) on the beach.
  • Disciple of Death (1972) [Parson]: Bitten on the throat by a demonic dwarf (Rusty Goffe).
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) [Maj. Arnold Toht]: Melts after the supernatural forces inside the Ark of the Covenant are unleashed, destroying all of the Nazis present.
  • Sword of the Valiant: The Legend of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (1982) [Oswald]: Stabbed in the neck by Miles O'Keeffe. (Thanks to Michael)
  • Sahara (1983) [Beg]: Killed by his own leopards when he falls into their pit after being shot and wounded. (Thanks to Michael)
  • Flesh + Blood (The Rose and the Sword) (1985) [Cardinal]: Impaled through the chest by the sword of a statue that falls on him. (Thanks to Michael)
  • Red Sonja (1985) [Ikol]: Crushed to death by a stone door that rolls on top of him. (Thanks to Michael)

TV Deaths[]

  • Gideon's Way (Gideon C.I.D.): Gang War (1965) [Jerry Blake]: Shot in the chest by Ray Brooks after he shoots Ray for double-crossing him. He isn't quite dead but as he tries to get up Jane Merrow picks up Ray's gun and shoots him again. (Thanks to Brian)
  • The Avengers: The Joker (1967) [Strange Young Man]: He is sitting in a wrecked car in the garage of the country house when someone points a gun with a silencer at him. Diana Rigg finds his body in a rocking chair in one of the bedrooms and Peter Jeffrey admits to her that he killed him, presumably shooting him. (Thanks to Brian)
  • Blake's 7: Killer (1979) [Tynus]: Electrocuted when he is pushed into a control panel while fighting with Paul Darrow.
  • The Return of Sherlock Holmes: The Sign of Four (1987) [Bartholomew Sholto]: Killed offscreen by a poison thorn dart, and later found seated in his laboratory with his muscles in a state of extreme contraction.