Gaerity's death

Tommy Lee Jones in Blown Away

Tommy Lee Jones (1946 - )

Film Deaths

  • The Package (1989) [Thomas Boyette]: Shot repeatedly in a shootout with Gene Hackman when Jones turns to point his gun at Gene just as he is about to commit an assassination.
  • Under Siege (1992) [William "Bill" Strannix]: Stabbed in the head (having had his right eye gouged out) by Steven Seagal, who then slams his head into a console screen, electrocuting him in the process at the end of a fight. (Thanks to Mathew, Larry and Nilescu)
  • Heaven & Earth (1993) [Steve Butler]: Commits suicide (off-sceen).
  • Blown Away (1994) [Ryan Gaerity]: Killed in an explosion when his hideout blows up after a fight with Jeff Bridges. (Thanks to Mathew and Nilescu)
  • Cobb (1994) [Ty Cobb]: Dies of old age/natural causes.
  • Natural Born Killers (1994) [Warden Dwight McClusky]: Decapitated (off-screen) by prisoners during a riot. In the original version, we only saw the prisoners closing in on him; in the Director's Cut, there is a shot of his severed head on a spike afterwards. (Thanks to Mathew, George and Nilescu)
  • Small Soldiers (1998) [Major Chip Hazard]: Providing the voice of a sentient action figure, he is electrocuted/short-circuited by a power line, creating an electro-magnetic pulse that deactivates the other action figures. (Thanks to Mathew)
  • Space Cowboys (2000) [William "Hawk" Hawkins]: Killed when he sacrifices himself by detonating a bomb on the satellite, in order to prevent it from colliding with Earth; his body is shown on the lunar surface afterwards. (Thanks to Mathew, Adam and Nilescu)
  • The Missing (2003) [Samuel Jones/Chaa-duu-ba-its-iidan]: Falls to his death when he tackles Eric Schweig and they both plunge off the cliff; his body is shown lying on the ground afterwards (then again being wrapped up on a horse as his granddaughter, Jenna Boyd cries over him). (Thanks to Emily, Mathew, Fortza and Nilescu)

TV Deaths

  • The Amazing Howard Hughes (1977 TV) [Howard Hughes]: Dies of kidney failure. (Thanks to Mathew)
  • The Executioner's Song (1982 TV) [Gary Gilmore]: Executed by the firing squad. (I haven't seen this, but I'm familiar with the historic facts.)
  • April Morning (1988 TV) [Moses Cooper]: Shot by the British army during the war. His body is shown later on his bed when his son (Chad Lowe) goes to pay his final respect.

Notable Connections

  • Cousin of Boxcar Willie (singer).
  • Ex-Mr. Kate Lardner.
  • Mr. Dawn Jones (camera operator).
  • Father of Austin Leonard Jones and Victoria Jones.


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