|James Cagney (1899 - 1986)
Brother of Jeanne Cagney
|The Public Enemy (Enemies of the Public) (1931) [Tom Powers]: Dies (off-screen) after being kidnapped from the hospital after being wounded in a shoot-out with rival gangsters. His body is shown afterwards when his brother (Donald Cook) opens the door to reveal James' body propped up against it.
Smart Money (1931) [Jack]: Accidentally hits his head on a door stopper when Edward G. Robinson punches him and knocks him to the floor; Edward doesn't realize that James is dead until the police come in and examine him.
Angels with Dirty Faces (1938) [William 'Rocky' Sullivan]: Executed (off-camera) by the electric chair; we only see shots of the other people present during the execution.
The Roaring Twenties (1939) [Eddie Bartlett]: Shot in the back by one of Humphrey Bogart's thugs while James is running out of the building after killing Humphrey. James staggers to the steps of a nearby building, then dies in Gladys George's arms. (Thanks to Mac)
The Fighting 69th (1940) [Jerry Plunkett]: Fatally injured in an explosion when he throws himself onto a German grenade to save his fellow soldiers in the foxhole. (Thanks to Stephen)
Captains of the Clouds (1942) [Brian MacLean, Bush Pilot]: Shot down in combat. (Thanks to Fred)
13 Rue Madeleine (1947) [Bob Sharkey]: Killed in an explosion after he calls in an airstrike on his own position after infiltrating a German Intelligence headquarters. (Thanks to Betty)
White Heat (1949) [Arthur 'Cody' Jarrett]: Killed in an explosion after he starts shooting wildly to start a fire on top of a refinery tank.
Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye (1950) [Ralph Cotter]: Shot to death by Barbara Payton. (Thanks to Fred)
A Lion Is in the Streets (1953) [Hank Martin]: Shot to death by Jeanne Cagney during a political rally. (Thanks to Fred)
Man of a Thousand Faces (1957) [Lon Chaney]: Dies of throat cancer in his bedroom, with his family gathered by his bedside.
Shake Hands with the Devil (1959) [Sean Lenihan]: Shot in the chest by Don Murray when James turns and points his gun at Don on a hilltop.