David Carradine (1936 - 2009)
Son of
John Carradine
Stepson of
Sonia Sorel
Half-brother of
Keith Carradine and Robert Carradine
Ex-Mr.
Gail Jensen
Ex-Mr.
Coco d'Este (a.k.a. Marina Anderson/Carradine)
Father of Calista Carradine and Kansas Carradine
Johnny Belinda (1967) [Locky]: Presumably shot to death by Mia Farrow when he tries to take her baby. (I have not seen this version, but I have seen Stephen McNally's death scene in the 1948 version.)

Boxcar Bertha (1972) [Big Bill Shelly]: Crucified when some railroad men nail him to the side of the train.

Mean Streets (1973) [Drunk]: Shot repeatedly in the back by Robert Carradine while David is standing at a urinal; he dies shortly afterwards, after attacking Robert and staggering out into the street.

Bound for Glory (1976) [Woody Guthrie]: Dies of Huntington's Chorea. (I haven't seen this movie myself, but I know the basic facts of Guthrie's life.) (Thanks to Robert)

Grey Lady Down (1978) [Captain Gates]: Crushed to death when his mini-sub is crushed beneath the sunken submarine. (Thanks to Francisco)

Lone Wolf McQuade (1983) [Rawley Wilkes]: Killed in an explosion after taking refuge in a munitions-filled warehouse during a shoot-out with Chuck Norris. (Thanks to Robert)

The Bad Seed (1985) [Leroy Jessup]: Presumably burned to death after Carrie Wells sets fire to the mattress in his room. (I haven't seen this version, but I have seen Henry Jones' death in the 1956 version.)

Amazing Stories: Thanksgiving (1986) [Calvin]: Killed and eaten (off-screen) by the unseen underground dwellers, after he descends into the hole and they mistake him for an offering of food. We learn of his death afterwards when the Hole People send up a note to Kyra Sedgwick thanking her for the "Thanksgiving turkey." (Thanks to Stephen)

North and South, Book II (1986) [Justin LaMotte]: Thrown out of a window by Patrick Swayze. (Thanks to Grey Ghost)

Sonny Boy (1989) [Pearl]: Playing a female role, "she" is shot to death in a shoot-out with police. (Thanks to Robert)

Bird on a Wire (1990) [Eugene Sorenson]: Electrocuted when he falls on an electric fence, after falling from a rope bridge during a struggle with Mel Gibson. (Thanks to Tim)

Martial Law (1990) [Dalton Rhodes]: Killed with a precision blow to the chest by Chad McQueen. (Thanks to Robert)

Night Rhythms (1992) [Vincent]: Shot to death when the gun goes off during a struggle with Martin Hewett. (Thanks to Robert)

Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror (1998) [Luke Enright]: Head split open by supernatural powers; his neck then spews flame at Fred Williamson. (Thanks to Jesse)

Dangerous Curves (Stray Bullet II) (2000) [Lemmy]: Shot in the chest by Maxine Bahns; he then falls overboard into the water. (Thanks to JimDandy)

Queen of Swords: End of Days (2001) [The Serpent]: Stabbed to death by Peter Wingfield. (Thanks to Robert)

Alias: Hourglass (2004) [Conrad]: Shot in the back by David Anders; he dies shortly after giving some information to Jennifer Garner. (Thanks to Alex)

Dead & Breakfast (2004) [Mr. Wise]: Dies of a heart attack; his body is later dug up and his bones used as weapons. (Thanks to PortsGuy)

Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004) [Bill]: Heart explodes after Uma Thurman delivers a special martial-arts blow to his chest; we see him collapse as he walks away.

Charmed: Desperate Housewitches (2005) [Tempus]: David does not appear in this episode, but his death is revealed when Marcus Mitchell mentions it to Elizabeth Greer. (David had previously appeared to be killed in the 1999 episode Deja Vu All Over Again, but was revealed to still be alive in the 2001 episode All Hell Breaks Loose.) (Thanks to David31)

Epic Movie (2007) [Museum Curator]: Fatally injured by David Whatley; he dies shortly after performing an eleborate series of clues for Jayma Mays. (Played for comic effect.) (Thanks to ND)

Death Race (2008) [Frankenstein]: Burned to death when his car catches fire during a race with Tyrese Gibson. (David did not physically appear in this movie; we only heard his voice coming from the car.) (Thanks to Adam and Tommy)

Hell Ride (2008) [The Deuce]: Decapitated with a wire noose by Larry Bishop; his severed head is shown afterwards when Dennis Hopper presents it to Vinnie Jones.

Crank 2: High Voltage (2009) [Poon Dong]: Heart surgically removed by Dwight Yoakam in order to transplant the heart back into Jason Statham. (Thanks to Tommy)

Dinocroc vs. Supergator (2010) [Jason Drake]: Dies of a heart attack during a shoot-out between Aurelia Scheppers and the FBI. (Thanks to Stephen)

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David Carradine in 'Boxcar Bertha'