Tony Todd (1954 - )
Deaths in Film[edit | edit source]
- Platoon (1986) [Sgt. Warren]: Presumably dies (off-screen) of his injures after his stomach is blown open in an explosion; we last see him being airlifted out in a helicopter. (Thanks to Matt)
- Enemy Territory (1987) [The Count]: Jaw smashed in with a playground swing by Gary Frank, on top of being shot by Ray Parker Jr.
- Night of the Living Dead (1990) [Ben]: Shot in the chest by Tom Towles; he dies some time later after barricading himself in the basement. He comes back to life as a zombie, and dies once again when some hunters shoot him in the head (as Patricia Tallman tearfully looks on). (Thanks to Wen and Matt)
- Candyman (1992) [Daniel Robitaille, The Candyman]: Stung to death (off-screen) by bees after a lynch mob cuts off his hand and smears his body with honey, decades before the movie begins; he returns to life as a supernatural being. (His death is only mentioned in this movie, but is shown on-screen in flashbacks in the sequels Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh and Candyman: Day of the Dead.) He is stabbed in the chest with a wooden beam by Virginia Madsen and burns to death afterwards killing. NOTE: He returns in a sequel, but the death here was meant to stick. (Thanks to Matt)
- Excessive Force (1993) [Frankie Hawkins]: Shot in the head by Lance Henriksen in an act of betrayal after Tony fought Thomas Ian Griffith. Lance shoots him in the chest first, then in the head to finish him off. (Also to mention, earlier in the film, Tony faked his death by blowing up his apartment as Thomas was planning to visit him and a charred corpse was seen by Lance and paramedics until it was revealed later on that Tony was alive and well.)
- The Crow (1994) [Grange]: Shot in the chest in a shoot-out with Ernie Hudson. (Thanks to Wen and Matt)
- Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh (1995) [Candyman, Daniel Robitaille] Shatters into hundreds of pieces with the magic mirror is destroyed. He later returns in a third film, but this death was initially intended to be final.
- The Rock (1996) [Captain Darrow]: Impaled through the back on a pipe after being knocked through a window by a rocket fired by Nicolas Cage. (Thanks to Matt)
- Sabotage (1996) [Sherwood]: Shot in the back of the head with a sniper rifle by Mark Dacascos, while Tony is driving away. (Thanks to Matt)
- Wishmaster (1997) [Johnny Valentine]: Drowned in a tank of water by Andrew Divoff. He is later brought back to life when Tammy Lauren tricks Andrew into undoing his death. (Thanks to Matt and ND)
- Never 2 Big (Butter) (1998) [Benzo Al]: Shot repeatedly in the chest in a shoot-out with Ernie Hudson and Tommy 'Tiny' Lister in the lobby.
- Candyman: Day of the Dead (1999) [Daniel Robitaille, The Candyman]: Along with the flashbacks of his original "human" death, he is seemingly finally destroyed when Donna D'Errico slashes and burns his portrait. (Thanks to PortsGuy and ND)
- Murder-Set-Pieces (2004) [Clerk]: Shot in the stomach by Sven Garrett during a shoot-out in the adult bookstore. (Thanks to Beau)
- The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (2006) [Dr.Jekyll/Mr. Hyde]: Commits suicide by jumping off a building, killing both himself (Dr. Jekyll) and the Mr. Hyde persona as Tracy Scoggins and the police look on in shock.
- Minotaur (2006) [Deucalion]: Suffocated when his sister (Michelle Van Der Water) covers his nose and mouth with her hands, while he's lying injured in the rubble of the temple. (Thanks to Stephen)
- Shadow: Dead Riot (2006) [Shadow]: Executed by lethal injection, causing his body to explode due to his supernatural powers. He later returns to life, and explodes once again when Carla Greene stabs him in the hand, disrupting the mystical symbol on his palm.
- Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009) [The Fallen]: Playing the voice of a Decepticon, his power course is ripped out and crushed by Jetpower Optimus Prime (Peter Cullen).
- Hatchet II (2010) [Reverend Zombie]: Bissected in half by Kane Hodder, who then grabs his exposed spine and pulls the skin off his body as Tony tries to crawl away.
- Sushi Girl (2012) [Duke]: Shot to death by Cortney Palm after being paralyzed by the food Sonny Chiba prepared.
- Disciples (2014) [Duncan - Belial]: Stabbed in the back by Debra Lamb. He is then beheaded by Tom Lodewyck.
- Frankenstein (2015) [Eddy]: Spine accidentally broken by Xavier Samuel.
- The Debt Collector (2018) [Barbosa]: Shot in the back (off-screen) by Vladimir Kulich; the shot cuts away when Kulich pulls the trigger.
- Tales From the Hood 3 (2020)
Deaths in TV[edit | edit source]
- The X-Files: Sleepless (1994) [Augustus Cole]: Shot repeatedly by Nicholas Lea after Tony uses his psychic powers to make it look like he is brandishing a gun; he dies as David Duchovny kneels by his side.
- Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: The Visitor (1995) [Adult Jake Sisko]: Commits suicide by taking poison; he dies in in his father's (Avery Brooks) arms. This causes Avery to be sent back in time, creating a new timeline in which Tony's younger self (Cirroc Lofton) survives (for this role Tony was made to look much older than he actually was at the time).
- Star Trek: Voyager: Prey (1998) [Alpha Hirogen]: Possibly killed (off-screen) in a fight with one of Species 8472 after Jeri Ryan beams them back to one of Tony's ships, leaving his fate unclear. (Tony was wearing heavy alien make up for this role).
- Babylon 5: A Call to Arms (1999 TV) [Capt. Leonard Anderson]: Killed in an explosion, along with the rest of his ship's crew,, when he deliberately orders them to ram the ship into a giant alien weapon ship. (Thanks to Neil)
- Angel: The Shroud of Rahmon (2000) [Vyasa]: Shot in the Head by W. Earl Brown after Punched him so hard and hit his head trough a Contraption. (Tony was wearing heavy demon make up for this role) (Thanks to ND).
- Smallville: Chloe Chronicles: Episode 2 (2003) [Earl Jenkins]: Mentioned by Allison Mack to have died from seizures in the hospital. The video has her interviewing his wife (Lucia Walters). He only appears in archive photos. The character himself is seen in the S1 episode Jitters.
- Masters Of Horror: Valerie on the Stairs (2006) [Othakai, A.K.A The Beast]: Incinerated after being pushed into a furnace by Tyron Leitso.
- Chuck: Chuck vs The First Date (2008) [CIA Director Langstrom Graham]: Killed in an explosion after Fulcrum sabotages the rebuilt Intersect program.
- 24: Day 7: 8:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. (2009) [General Benjamin Juma]: Executed by shooting by Kiefer Sutherland after refusing to surrender.
- Batman: The Brave and the Bold: Trials of the Demon (2009; animated) [Astaroth]: Crumble into dust when Etrigan (Dee Bradley Baker) used Craddock's (Greg Ellis crane down his throat.
- Sym-Bionic Titan: The Shaman of Fear (2010; animated) [Dark Shaman]: Destroy by Lance (Kevin Thomas), Ilana (Tara Strong), and Octus (Brian Posehn) while using Sym-Bionic Titan.
- Transformers Prime: Regeneration (2012, animated) [Dreadwing]: Playing the voice of a Transformer, he's killed by Megatron (Frank Welker) while he was trying to kill Starscream (Steven Jay Blum).
- The Young and the Restless (2013) [Gus Rogan]: Dies from a heart attack.
- Dead of Summer: The Devil Inside (2016) [Tall Man/ Holyoke]:
- Scream (2015 series) [Luther Thompson/Hook Man]: After being slashed multiple times by Ghostface's (Tyga) combat knife, he is restrained and crushed beneath a garbage compactor, as RJ Cyler struggles to save him, failing as the control box is damaged.
Video Game Deaths[edit | edit source]
- Call of Duty: Black Ops II (2012) [Tommy Briggs]: Can be killed in an optional scenario by Kamar de los Reyes. Alternatively, he can merely be pistol-whipped if he decides to attack Reyes. His survival is required for the player to watch the Good Ending.
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