William L. Petersen (1953 - )
- To Live and Die in L.A. (1985) [Richard Chance]: Shot in the face with a shotgun by Jack Hoar, after William shoots Jack in the chest.
- Young Guns II (Young Guns II: Blaze of Glory) (1990) [Pat Garrett]: Shot off-screen. We are simply informed of his death via the text at the end of the film.
- In the Kingdom of the Blind, the Man with One Eye Is King (2005) [Tony C.]: Shot in the chest by Nick Vallelonga during a climatic shootout.
- Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (2012) [Trucker]: Shot in the throat by an assassin as he is talking to Steve Carell in his truck. His body is later seen when Steve buries him in a field
- Return to Lonesome Dove (1993 TV mini-series) [Gideon Walker]: Shot to death. (Thanks to Meg)
- CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Living Doll (2007) [Gil Grissom]: Throat slit by Jessica Collins in the interrogation room with a razor she had hidden in her mouth. Immediately after the attack, it's revealed to be Jessica's fantasy; he survives the episode in reality.