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Tim Curry (1946 - )
- The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) [Dr. Frank N. Furter]: Shot in the back with a laser by Richard O'Brien while trying to climb up the stage curtain. Peter Hinwood then carries Tim's body up the prop "tower" before being killed himself; their bodies both fall into the pool. (Thanks to Keith)
- Clue (1985) [Wadsworth]: Shot to death by Michael McKean (in the hall, with the revolver), in the last of the movie's three endings.
- Legend (1985) [Darkness]: Sucked into a vortex and explodes after being stabbed with a unicorn horn by Tom Cruise, then getting his arm cut off as he attempts to hold onto the Earth (it is implied that he did survives in the theatrical version. He does in fact die in the Director's cut). (Thanks to Juliet, Steven, and Michael)
- FernGully: The Last Rainforest (1992; animated)[Hexxus]: Turned into the tree he was once imprisoned in and, as he no longer appears on screen as a result, he suffocates off screen after the events
- National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon 1 (1993) [Mr. Jigsaw]: Killed in an explosion after falling into a barrel of gasoline during a shoot-out with Emilio Estevez and Samuel L. Jackson. (Played for comic effect) (Thanks to PortsGuy)
- The Shadow (1994) [Farley Claymore]: Accidentally jump landing on a glass table after Alec Baldwin uses his powers to manipulate him into jumping through an indoor window into a lobby landing, mistaking it for an exit.
- Congo (1995) [Herkermer Homolka]: Skull-crushed when one of the gorillas smashes his skull.
- The Pebble and the Penguin (1995; animated) [Drake]: Voicing a penguin; he is crushed to death when he accidentally causes the ice tower/stadium he's in to fall apart and collapse onto him.
- A Christmas Carol (1997; animated) [Ebenezer Scrooge]: Dies (off screen) before "The Ghost of Christmas Present" Whoopi Goldberg brings him to the future. He sees his tombstone and his death is prevented as he changes his ways.
- Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas (1997; animated) [Forte]: Voicing a pipe organ, he falls when the chain to the wall breaks and lands to the floor.
- Doom Runners (1997) [Dr. Kao]: Poisoned when Nathan Jones exposes him to toxic fumes. (Thanks to ND)
- McHale's Navy (1997) [Major Vladikov]: Killed in an explosion when Tom Arnold sends one of Tim's own torpedoes towards Tim's boat. (Thanks to ND)
- Scooby-Doo and the Witch's Ghost (1999; animated) [Ben Ravencroft]: Killed when the book burns after he and his ancestor (Tress MacNeille) gets sucked into the book.
- Charlie's Angels (2000) [Roger Corwin]: Throat slit with a sword-cane by Crispin Glover in Tim's sauna.
- Four Dogs Playing Poker (2000) [Felix]: Dies of shock/blood loss (off-screen) after his feet are cut off; his body is shown afterwards hanging in a meat locker. (Thanks to PortsGuy)
- Sorted (2000) [Damian Kemp]: Falls to his death at the end of a fight with Matthew Rhys. (Thanks to ND)
- Blood Moon (Wolf Girl) (2001) [Harley Dune]: Slashed to death by Victoria Sanchez. (Thanks to ND)
- Scary Movie 2 (2001) [Professor Oldman]: Killed (off-screen) by the succubus; the scene ends with him screaming as she reveals her true appearance.
- Barbie In The Nutcracker (2001) [The Mouse King]:
- Tales from the Crypt Presents: Ritual (2002) [Matthew Hope]: Stabbed to death by Ron Taylor. (Thanks to ND)
- Gingerclown (2013) [Gingerclown]: Providing the voice of Gingerclown, he is strangled to death by Ashley Lloyd, causing his form to fade away.
- Oliver Twist (1982 TV) [Bill Sikes]: Falls to his death after slipping from the roof of a building.
- The Greatest Adventure Stories from the Bible: The Easter Story (1986; animated) [Judas Iscariot]: Presumably committed suicide (off-screen) by hanging.
- Stephen King's It (1990 TV) [Robert 'Bob' Gray/Pennywise the Dancing Clown]: Playing a dual role as a human and a demonic entity, the demon "Pennywise the Clown" was used as a form for dies after his chest is smashed open with a slug and his heart is then ripped out by John Ritter, Annette O'Toole, Richard Thomas, and Harry Anderson. (See also Bill Skarsgård in the 2019 version.)
- Darkwing Duck: Darkly Dawns The Duck (1992; animated) [Taurus Bulba]: Blown up along Tim's stolen anti-gravity gun after a fight with Jim Cummings.
- Tales From The Crypt: Death of Some Salesman (1993) [Pa Brackett/Ma Brackett/Winona Ryder]: Playing a triple role, "Pa Brackett" got killed by his neck snapped by Winona, "Ma Brackett" got her head bashed on the floor by Winona, and "Winona Brackett got shot by Ed Begley Jr, it turns out all three characters faked their deaths.
- Aladdin: Hero With A Thousand Feathers (1994; animated) [Amuk Moonrah]: Playing the voice of a demonic entity, he explodes after Iago (Gilbert Gottfried) drops an amulet in his mouth.
- Titanic (1996 TV) [Simon Doonan]: Bludgeoned in the head with a lifeboat oar by Fifth Officer Lowe (Kavan Smith) while attempting to take control of a lifeboat with a pistol.
- Lexx: The Dark Zone Stories: Super Nova (1997) [The Poet]: Dies millennia before the episode begins of unspecified causes. As an inhabitant of the planet Brunnis, Tim sleeps through the planets evacuation because of their sun's instability, after getting so drunk at the evacuation party. Then he sleeps for several days waking to find everyone gone. He appears as a hologram to the crew of the Lexx who arrive shortly before the star explodes. (Thanks to Stephen)
- Gary and Mike: Crisscross (2001) [Jared]: Accidentally injects himself with poison during a struggle with Gary (Christopher Moynihan).
- Mattimeo: A Tale of Redwall: Return to Redwall (2001) [Slagar the Slaver]: Falls down an abandoned well to his death due to flying rubble from Tyrone Savage and Anthony Bekenn smashing a boulder he threw at them.
- The Colour of Magic (Terry Pratchett's The Colour of Magic) (2008 TV) [Trymon]: Turned to stone when his own spell backfires as he slips on a banana peel while trying to kill David Jason; his body is later shattered when some workers accidentally drop him while moving him.
- Criminal Minds: The Longest Night (2010) [Billy Flynn]: Shot to death by Shemar Moore when Tim tries to shoot a female hostage.
- Regular Show: Meat Your Maker (2010; animated) [Hot Dog Leader]: Eaten to death by his minions after Rigby voiced by (William Salyers) smeared him with mustard.
Video Game Deaths
- Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 (2008; video game) [Premier Anatoly Cherdenko]: Although he canonically survives the game, he dies in two of the non-canonical storylines when the player character's military destroys his base.
- Brutal Legend (2009) [Diviculus]: Decapitated with a battle axe guitar by Jack Black.
- Dragon Age: Origins (2009) [Arl Rendon Howe]: Killed in a fight with the player characters after Tim attempts to stop them from rescuing Mika Simmons.