|Alan Bates (1934 - 2003)|
|Britannia Hospital (1982) [Mr. Macready]: Dies in the hospital when Graham Crowden disconnects his life-support equipment, then cuts off Alan's head to use as part of his Frankenstein-like patchwork creation.
The Wicked Lady (1983) [Jerry Jackson]: It's been a long time since I've seen this movie, so my memory is vague, but I believe he was executed by hanging.
A Prayer for the Dying (1987) [Jack Meehan]: Killed in an explosion when his own bomb goes off as he's carrying it across the roof. (Thanks to ND)
Hamlet (1990) [King Claudius]: Stabbed in the stomach with a poison-tipped sword by Mel Gibson, then forced to drink the wine he himself had poisoned.
The Sum of All Fears (2002) [Dressler]: Killed in an explosion when he uses the booby-trapped cigarette lighter in his car.