The Loop (TV)
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Stephen Root (1951 - )
Film Deaths[edit | edit source]
- 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]: Presuamably 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.
- 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.
Television Deaths[edit | edit source]
- In the Heat of the Night: A Love Lost (1993) [Raymond Mercer]: Shot twice in the stomach by Matthew Flint outside Stephen's cabin.
- King of the Hill: Returning Japanese (2002) [Bill Dautrieve]: Falls off his motorcycle when he jumps off the fork and landing into a pie. This was a fantasy had by Bill in a new age sauna. (He survives the episode in reality.) (Nudity alert: rear)
- King of the Hill: Death Buys a Timeshare (2005;animated) [Topsy Toppington/Various]: "Topsy" dies off-screen (presumedly of old age) before the episode begins; his death is revealed when Cotton Hill (Toby Huss) tells the guys.
- True Blood: I Don't Wanna Know (2008) [Eddie Gauthier]: Staked in the heart by Lizzy Caplan. He appears in Ryan Kwanten's nightmare in the episode Scratches the following season.
- Pushing Daisies: The Norwegians (2008) [Dwight Dixon]: Drops dead due to Josh Randall being revived by Lee Pace's powers for longer than sixty seconds.
- 24: Day 8: 4:00am-5:00am (2010): [Bill Prady]: Garrotted by Katee Sackhoff, who then stuffs his body in a wall vent.
- Fargo: A Fox, a Rabbit, and a Cabbage (2014) [Burt Canton]: Shot to death by Billy Bob Thornton in an elevator.
- Turn: Washington's Spies: Sealed Fate (2015) [Nathaniel Sackett]: Stabbed to death by Adam J. Harrington .
Notable Connections[edit | edit source]
- Mr. Romy Rosemont
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