Chris Penn in 'True Romance'
Chris Penn (1965 - 2006)
Son of Leo Penn and
Eileen Ryan
Brother of
Sean Penn and Michael Penn
At Close Range (1986) [Tommy Whitewood]: Shot to death by Christopher Walken. (Thanks to Robert and Gary)

Mobsters (The Evil Empire) (1991) [Tommy Reina]: Shot in the head by Richard Grieco. (Thanks to Gary)

Reservoir Dogs (1992) [Nice Guy Eddie Cabot]: Shot in the chest, along with his father (Lawrence Tierney), by Harvey Keitel at the end of a stand-off in the warehouse. (In the filming, Chris' squib went off before Harvey could swing his gun around, leading to a long-running "Who shot Nice Guy Eddie?" debate among film buffs.)

True Romance (1993) [Nicky Dimes]: Shot in the side (hitting outside his bulletproof vest) by Patricia Arquette after the shoot-out between the cops, gangsters, and bodyguards in Saul Rubinek's room.

The Funeral (1996) [Chez]: Commits suicide by shooting himself in the head. (Thanks to N.)

Murder by Numbers (2002) [Ray Feathers]: Shot in the head (off-camera) by Ryan Gosling while Chris is lying on his couch; we see Ryan put the gun to Chris' head, then hear the shot over a close-up of Ryan. (Thanks to Stephen)

Redemption (2003) [Tony Leggio]: Shot in the chest by rival gangsters while sitting at his desk in his office.

Shelter Island (2003) [Sheriff Deluca]: Shot in the chest by Patsy Kensit. (Thanks to Dick Hertz)
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