John Lithgow (with John Travolta) in 'Blow Out'
John Lithgow (1945 - )
Father of Ian Lithgow
Obsession (1976) [Robert LaSalle]: Stabbed to death by Cliff Robertson. (Thanks to Arben)

Blow Out (1981) [Burke]: Stabbed repeatedly with his own ice-pick by John Travolta, just after Lithgow kills Nancy Allen. (Thanks to Tal)

Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983) [John Valentine]: Presumably killed (off-screen) by Dan Aykroyd in the ambulance, after Dan transforms into a monster; the movie ends with Dan asking "You wanna see something really scary?", just as he had before turning into a monster and killing Albert Brooks at the beginning of the movie, so the implication of John's fate is pretty strong.

Ricochet (1991) [Earl Talbot Blake]: Impaled on a spike when he falls from the Watts Towers at the end of a fight with Denzel Washington, on top of receiving an electrical shock when Ice-T wires the tower. (Thanks to ND)

Raising Cain
(1992) [Carter Nix/Cain/Margo/Josh/Dr. Nix]: Playing a dual role as father and son (with the son having multiple personalities as well), the father "Dr. Nix" is stabbed repeatedly in the back and neck by the son "Carter" (in his "Margo" persona). (Thanks to ND)

Cliffhanger (1993) [Eric Qualen]: Killed in a helicopter crash/explosion at the end of a fight with Sylvester Stallone. (Thanks to Tal and Liz)

My Brother's Keeper (1995) [Tom Bradley/Bob Bradley]: Playing a dual role as twin brothers, "Tom" dies of AIDS-related complications. (Thanks to ND)

Tales from the Crypt: You, Murderer (1995) [Dr. Oscar Charles]: Run over by a car, along with Isabella Rossellini, after Sherilyn Fenn's body falls on the emergency brake and starts the car rolling towards them. (Thanks to PortsGuy)

Hollow Point (1996) [Thomas Livingston]: Crushed to death when Tia Carrere drops a metal container onto him. (Thanks to ND)

Shrek (2001; animated) [Lord Farquaad]: Eaten by a dragon after it crashes through the window of the palace; the dragon then spits out his crown. (Played for comic effect, obviously.)

Dexter: The Getaway (2009) [Arthur Mitchell]: Bludgeoned to death with a hammer by Michael C. Hall; the scene cuts away just before the impact. We later see Michael dumping John's dismembered body into the ocean. (Thanks to Arben, Neil, Scott, ND, and Stephen)

Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011) [Charles Rodman]: Dies of Alzheimer's Disease, with his son (James Franco) by his side. (Thanks to Tommy)
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