Alan Arkin in 'Wait Until Dark'
Alan Arkin dead in 'Wait Until Dark'
Alan Arkin (1934 - )
Former lead singer of The Tarriers
Co-founder of the Second City theatre company
Ex-Mr. Barbara Dana
Father of Adam, Matthew, and Anthony Arkin
Wait Until Dark (1967) [Harry Roat]: Stabbed in the stomach during a struggle with Audrey Hepburn; he dies shortly afterwards while still attempting to stab her. The scene cuts to darkness when Audrey manages to unplug the refrigerator (thus dousing the only light in the room) as Alan staggers towards her; his body is shown lying on the floor afterwards when Efrem Zimbalist Jr. arrives with the police.

The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (1968) [John Singer]: Commits suicide (off-screen) by shooting himself in the head in his room. We hear the shot from outside while Sondra Locke is sitting on the porch; his body is shown afterwards when Sondra runs in and discovers him.

Little Murders (1971) [Lieutenant Practice]: Shot to death (off-camera) with a sniper rifle by Elliott Gould from the apartment window; we only see Elliott firing, and learn who the victim was when Vincent Gardenia congratulates him on the shot.

Little Miss Sunshine (2006) [Grandpa Edwin Hoover]: Dies (off-screen) of a heroin overdose; we last see him preparing the drugs, followed by a scene the next morning of his granddaughter (Abigail Breslin) informing her parents (Toni Collette and Greg Kinnear) that "Grandpa won't wake up." His body is shown several times afterwards (covered with a sheet) after the family puts him in the van. (Thanks to ND and Scott)
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