|Chuck Connors (1921 - 1992)
Former baseball player with the Brooklyn Dodgers and
|The Big Country (1958) [Buck Hannassey]: Shot in the chest by his father (Burl Ives), after Chuck unsuccessfully tries to kill Gregory Peck by firing before the signal during a duel; he dies in Burl's arms shortly afterwards. (Thanks to Nancy and Jeffrey)
The Deserter (La Spina dorsale del diavolo; The Devil's Backbone) (1971) [Reynolds]: Killed in a battle with Apache warriors. (Thanks to Michael)
Night Gallery: The Ring with the Red Velvet Ropes (1972) [Roderick Blanco]: Rapidly ages to death after losing his champion title (and thus his immortality) in a boxing match with Gary Lockwood. (Thanks to Stephen)
The Mad Bomber (Detective Geronimo; The Police Connection) (1973) [William Dorn]: I vaguely recall that he died in this movie; I believe he committed suicide by blowing himself up with one of his own explosives, but I can't recall for certain.
Soylent Green (1973) [Tab Fielding]: Stabbed to death during a struggle with Charlton Heston. (Thanks to Michael)
99 and 44/100% Dead (Call Harry Crown) (1974) [Marvin 'Claw' Zuckerman]: Thrown into a vat of chemicals at the end of a fight with Richard Harris in a factory.
Roots (1977) [Tom Moore]: Dies (off-screen) of natural causes. (Thanks to Robert)
Tourist Trap (1979) [Mr. Slausen]: Hit in the neck with a hatchet by Jocelyn Jones. (Thanks to Michael and Kerry)
The Capture of Grizzly Adams (1982) [Frank Briggs]: Falls off of a bridge at the end of a fight with Dan Haggerty. (Thanks to Michael)
Summer Camp Nightmare (The Butterfly Revolution) (1987) [Mr. Warren]: Stabbed to death by Harold Pruett in the woods. (Thanks to Robert and Michael)
Werewolf: The Black Ship (1987) [Janos Skorzeny]: Killed in a struggle with John J. York while both of them are in their werewolf forms. (Thanks to PortsGuy)
Skinheads (Skinheads: The Second Coming of Hate) (1989) [Mr. Huston]: Shot in the chest by Brian Brophy in Chuck's cabin; Chuck manages to ignite a gunpowder booby-trap with his shotgun before dying.
|Former basketball player with the Boston Celtics
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