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Stephen Root in No Country for Old Men

Stephen Root (1951 -)

Film Deaths[]

  • V.I. Warshawski (1991) [Mickey]: Killed in a shootout with Kathleen Turner.
  • Extreme Justice (1993) [Max Alvarez]: Killed in a shootout with gangsters and corrupt cops.
  • RoboCop 3 (1993) [Coontz]: Killed off-screen by a Rehab soldier under John Castle's orders in order to avoid paying Stephen. His body is later seen when one of the Rehabs kicks him over.
  • Night of the Scarecrow (1995) [Uncle Frank/The Sherriff]: Killed by the possessed scarecrow and its supernatural powers.
  • Bicentennial Man (1999) [Dennis Mansky – Head of NorthAm Robotics]: Presumably dies (off-screen) during the passage of time between scenes.
  • Natural Selection (1999) [Mr. Crenshaw]: Killed by David Carradine or one of the possessed townspeople.
  • No Country for Old Men (2007) [Man Who Hires Wells]: Shot in the throat by Javier Bardem in Stephen's office, as Trent Moore looks on in shock.
  • Over Her Dead Body (2008) [Sculptor]: Killed (off-screen) in a car accident while driving drunk; he appears as a spirit afterwards when Eva Longoria's spirit encounters him.
  • Rango (2011; animated) [Doc/Merrimack/Mr. Snuggles]: Providing the voices of multiple characters, "Merrimack" is drowned (off-screen) by the Mayor (voiced by Ned Beatty); his body is shown afterwards when Rango (voiced by Johnny Depp) discovers him. Stephen's other characters survive the movie.
  • Red State (2011) [Sheriff Wynan]: Shot to death with a sniper rifle by Jennifer Schwalbach Smith as Stephen attempts to take cover in his patrol car.
  • Sweetwater (2013) [Hugh]: Shot in the chest by January Jones.
  • Get Out (2017) [Jim Hudson]: Burned to death (off-screen) while on an operating table; we last see him after a dying Bradley Whitford (who had just been stabbed by Daniel Kaluuya) stumbles and knocks a lit candle over, setting the house ablaze.
  • Uncle Frank (2020) [Daddy Mac]: Dies off-screen of an undisclosed illness. His death is revealed when his son (Paul Bettany) receives a phone call informing him of his death.

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