Ed Asner in 'Heads'
Ed Asner's decapitation in 'Heads'
Ed Asner (1929 - )
a.k.a. Edward Asner
Father of Matthew Asner
Former father-in-law of Jules Asner
Omnibus: Capital Punishment (1958) [character name unavailable]: Executed in the electric chair. (Thanks to Phillip)

El Dorado (1966) [Bart Jason]: Shot to death in a gunfight with John Wayne. (Thanks to Michael)

The Life and Assassination of the Kingfish (Every Man a King) (1977) [Huey P. Long]: Shot to death by an assassin in front of the Louisiana State Capitol. (I haven't seen this, but I'm familiar with the historic facts.)

JFK (1991) [Guy Bannister]: Dies of a heart attack (off-screen); we learn of his death afterwards in a conversation between Kevin Costner and Jack Lemmon. (Thanks to Robert)

Heads (1993) [Ab Abbot]: Decapitated with an axe by Shawn Thompson while Ed is holding a gun on Shawn, while Jon Cryer and Jennifer Tilly look on in shock.

Hard Rain (1998) [Uncle Charlie]: Killed by Morgan Freeman's thugs during an armored car robbery. (Thanks to Michael)
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