James Remar in 'Tales from the Darkside: The Movie'
James Remar (1953 - )
48 Hrs. (1982) [Ganz]: Shot to death by Nick Nolte in an alley. (Thanks to Robert)

Partners (1982) [Edward K. Petersen]: Strangled (off-screen) by Rick Jason; his body is shown afterwards while the police investigate the scene.

The Cotton Club (1984) [Dutch Schultz]: Shot repeatedly by Mark Margolis. (Thanks to Arben)

The Hitchhiker: Homebodies (1987) [Ron]: Killed by Jim McMullan, Angel Tompkins, and Melissa Reeves. (Thanks to PortsGuy)

Rent-a-Cop (1987) [Dancer]: Killed in an explosion after Burt Reynolds sticks a flash grenade into James' visor. (Thanks to ND)

Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (1990) [Preston]: Mauled to death by Rae Dawn Chong after she transforms into her monstrous form. (Thanks to Benjamin)

Deadlock (Wedlock) (1991) [Sam]: Shot to death by Joan Chen when Rutger Hauer uses him as a shield in an empty water tank. (Thanks to Stephen)

Tales from the Crypt: Dead Wait (1991) [Red Buckley]: Decapitated by Whoopi Goldberg, to claim his head as a trophy. (Thanks to PortsGuy)

Fatal Instinct (1993) [Max Shady]: Falls to his death from a moving train into the water, after being shot repeatedly (without reacting to any of the shots) by Kate Nelligan (who had mistaken him for Armand Assante). (Played for comic effect.)

Judge Dredd (1995) [Block Warlord]: Shot to death in a gunfight with Sylvester Stallone.

The Phantom (1996) [Quill]: Accidentally vaporized by an energy beam controlled by Treat Williams. (Thanks to ND)

Rites of Passage (1999) [Frank Dabbo]: Shot in the chest with a shotgun by Jason Behr while they're sitting in a rowboat. (Thanks to ND)

Blowback (2000) [John Matthew Whitman/Schmidt]: Executed by the gas chamber; he is later brought back to life through advanced technology by a secret government agency. He dies once again during a battle with Mario Van Peebles at the end of the movie. (It's been some time since I've seen this, so I can't recall the details.)

Guardian (2001) [Detective Carpenter]: Killed in a struggle with Mario Van Peebles after James is possessed by a demon. His body is shown afterwards when the now-possessed Mario drops him from a platform. (Thanks to ND)

Blade: Trinity (2005) [Ray Cumberland]: In the DVD's alternate ending, it's implied that he's killed (along with several other police officers) by Dominic Purcell when Dominic (in the form of Wesley Snipes) revives in the morgue and attacks them. (Thanks to Jok)

Dexter: Dexter (2006) [Harry Morgan]: Is revealed to have died several years in the past; he only appears in flashback sequences (and has appeared in flashbacks in many subsequent episodes). (Thanks to PortsGuy)

Dexter: There's Something About Harry (2007) [Harry Morgan]: In this episode, it was revealed that his death was actually a suicide by taking an overdose of heart medications. (Thanks to Stephen)

Pineapple Express (2008) [General Bratt]: Presumably dies (off-screen) at some point during the passage of time between the opening prologue and the present-day storyline. (His death is not established, but considering the timeframe, it's very likely.) (Thanks to Tommy)

Red (2010) [Gabriel Singer]: Shot in the chest by a sniper while James is talking to John Malkovich, Mary-Louise Parker, and Bruce Willis. (Thanks to Tommy and ND)

Django Unchained (2012) [Butch Pooch/Ace Speck]: Playing a dual role, "Ace" is shot in the head by Christoph Waltz after James points his gun at Christoph. "Butch" is shot in the chest by Jamie Foxx after James shoots Christoph. (Thanks to Tommy, Matthew, Jack, Arben, Tim, and ND)

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