Glenn Ford in 'Happy Birthday to Me'
Glenn Ford (1916 - 2006)
Ex-Mr. Eleanor Powell
Ex-Mr. Kathryn Hays
Gallant Journey (1946) [John J. Montgomery]: Fatally injured in a plane crash while piloting an experimental aircraft. (Thanks to Boot)

The Loves of Carmen (1948) [Don Jose]: Shot to death by officers after he kills Rita Hayworth. (Thanks to Boot and Ana)

The Man from Colorado (1948) [Colonel Owen Devereaux]: Crushed to death when flaming debris falls on him in a burning building. (Thanks to Boot)

Lust for Gold (1949) [Jacob 'Dutch' Walz]: Dies (off-screen) at some point between the 19th-century story and the 20th-century framing sequence. (Thanks to Boot)

Cimarron (1960) [Yancey Cravat]: Killed (off-screen) in combat during World War I; we learn of his death afterwards when Maria Schell receives a telegram informing her. (Thanks to Boot and Tom)

The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1962) [Julio Desnoyers]: Killed in an explosion when the Nazi base is bombed after Glenn infiltrates it; the movie ends with Glenn reuniting with his Nazi cousin (Karlheinz Boehm) as the bombs fall. (Thanks to Boot)

The Greatest Gift (1974) [Reverend Holvak]: Stabbed to death by the corrupt sheriff as Glenn protects a shopkeeper from him. (Thanks to Boot)

Superman (1978) [Jonathan Kent]: Dies following a heart attack, with Jeff East by his bedside.

The Sacketts (1979) [Tom Sunday]: Shot to death in a shoot-out with Tom Selleck. (Thanks to Boot and Stephen)

Virus (Fukkatsu no hi; Day of Resurrection) (1980) [President Richardson]: Dies of the virus during the worldwide epidemic. (Thanks to Boot)

Happy Birthday to Me (1981) [Dr. David Faraday]: Beaten to death with a poker by Tracey E. Bregman; his body is shown again afterwards when Lawrence Dane discovers him.

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