James Coburn (1928 - 2002)
Mr. Paula O'Hara Coburn
The Magnificent Seven (1960) [Britt]: Shot in the chest during the final battle with the bandits. His body is shown again (lying face-down) when Yul Brynner finds him after the battle.

Hell Is for Heroes (1962) [Corporal Frank Henshaw]: Killed in an explosion when he triggers a mine. (Thanks to Mac)

Charade (1963) [Tex Panthollow]: Suffocated (off-screen) when Walter Matthau puts a plastic bag over his head after tying his hands to a chest in James' hotel room; his body is shown afterwards when Audrey Hepburn discovers him. (Thanks to Robert)

The Twilight Zone: The Old Man in the Cave (1963) [French]: Poisoned, along with everyone else in the town, when they eat the tainted food in spite of John Anderson's warnings. (Thanks to Stephen)

Last of the Mobile Hot Shots (Blood Kin; The Seven Descents of Myrtle) (1970) [Jeb]: Dies of lung cancer, as he struggles to get out of his chair and confront his half-brother (Robert Hooks).

A Fistful of Dynamite (Giu la testa; Duck, You Sucker; Once Upon a Time...the Revolution) (1971) [John H. Mallory]: Commits suicide by blowing himself up, after being shot by Antoine Saint-John. (Thanks to David)

The Last of Sheila (1973) [Clinton Green]: Bludgeoned to death by Richard Benjamin. (Thanks to David)

Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid (1973) [Sheriff Patrick J. Garrett]: Shot in the back by John Beck. (Thanks to Michael)

The Internecine Project (1974) [Robert Elliot]: Poisoned when he reads a letter that had been treated with chemicals. (Thanks to Joe)

The Last Hard Men (1976) [Zach Provo]: Shot to death during a struggle with Charlton Heston. (Thanks to Michael)

Cross of Iron (1977) [Rolf Steiner]: Shot to death in combat with Russian soldiers; the scene ends on a freeze-frame of James as the battle rages. (Thanks to Stephen)

Looker (1981) [John Reston]: Shot in the chest in a shoot-out with Albert Finney on a commercial set. (It's been a long time since I've seen this movie, so I may be misremembering the scene.)

Hudson Hawk (1991) [George Kaplan]: Falls over a cliff during a fight with Bruce Willis. (It's been a while since I've seen this, so I might be misremembering as well.)

Affliction (1997) [Glen Whitehouse]: Beaten to death (with a single blow to the head, if I recall correctly) by his son (Nick Nolte) outside Nick's house.

Mr. Murder (1998) [Drew Oslett Sr.]: Shot with a poison dart (simulating a heart attack) by Richard Riehle. (Thanks to ND)

Payback (1999) [Justin Fairfax]: Killed in an explosion after Mel Gibson plants a bomb in an apartment.
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James Coburn in 'Charade'