James Caan in 'The Godfather'
James Caan (1940 - )
Ex-Mr. Sheila Ryan
Father of Scott Caan
Combat!: Anatomy of a Patrol (1963) [Sergeant Beckman]: Killed during a battle. (Thanks to Tom)

Lady in a Cage (1964) [Randall Simpson O'Connell]: Run over by a car when he runs into the street after being blinded by Olivia de Havilland. (Thanks to Bill, Ben, and Barnaba)

Games (1967) [Paul Montgomery]: Poisoned by Simone Signoret when he drinks a toast with her to celebrate the success of their plan.

The Rain People (1969) [Jimmy 'Killer' Kilgannon]: Shot to death by Marya Zimmet while James is fighting Robert Duvall. (It's been some time since I've seen this movie, so my memory is vague.)

Brian's Song (1971) [Brian Piccolo]: Dies of cancer. (Thanks to Cynthia)

The Godfather (1972) [Sonny Corleone]: Machine-gunned by rival gangsters at a tollbooth. (Thanks to Danielle, Dan and Cynthia)

Kiss Me Goodbye (1982) [Jolly Villano]: Falls to his death down a staircase at a party; he appears as a ghost throughout the movie, and his death is shown in a flashback. (Thanks to Belle and Sto)

Dick Tracy (1990) [Spud Spaldoni]: Killed in an explosion by a car bomb planted by Al Pacino, after James leaves the meeting of all the gangsters. (Thanks to Anton)

Flesh and Bone (1993) [Roy Sweeney]: Shot in the chest by his son (Dennis Quaid) at the head of the staircase in the abandoned farmhouse; he then falls down the stairs.

Bulletproof (1996) [Frank Colton]: Shot in the head by Adam Sandler during James' fight with Damon Wayans. (Thanks to Ben)

Eraser (1996) [US Marshal Robert Deguerin]: Killed when his limousine is hit by a train. (Thanks to Andrew)

North Star (Tashunga) (1996) [Sean McLennon]: Stabbed in the back by Christopher Lambert just as James is about to stab Catherine McCormack. (Thanks to ND)

City of Ghosts (2002) [Marvin]: Shot during a shoot-out; he dies shortly afterwards while talking to his son (Matt Dillon). (Thanks to ND)

The Simpsons: All's Fair in Oven War (2004; animated) [James Caan]: Machine-gunned by Cletus (voiced by Hank Azaria) and Cletus' friends at a tollbooth, in a parody of James' death scene from The Godfather. (He opens his eyes and delivers the episode's closing line afterwards, so it's debatable whether this counts, but I'll list it just in case.) (Thanks to Tommy)

Santa's Slay (2005) [Darren Mason]: Choked to death when Bill Goldberg shoves a turkey leg in his mouth, then knocks him face-forward onto the table (after pinning James' hands to the table with silverware). (Played for comic effect.)
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