John Standing in '8 1/2 Women'
John Standing (1934 - )
Grandson of Guy Standing and Dorothy Hammond
Son of
Kay Hammond
Ex-Mr. Jill Melford
Mr. Sarah Forbes
(thus son-in-law of Bryan Forbes & Nanette Newman)
The Legacy (1978) [Jason Mountolive]: Dies of old age, after passing his supernatural powers on to Katharine Ross. (At this point, John is made up to look much older than he actually was at the time.)

8 1/2 Women (1999) [Philip Emmenthal]: Dies of unspecified natural causes (presumably heart failure, although it appears to be too quiet and peaceful for a heart attack), while Polly Walker is manually stimulating him in the bedroom.

The Calling (2000) [Jack Plummer]: Electrocuted when Alice Krige drops a lamp or some other electrical device (I can't recall exactly what was used) into his hot tub during a gathering of the cultists.

V for Vendetta (2005) [Bishop Lilliman]: Poisoned (off-screen) by Hugo Weaving; his body is shown afterwards while Stephen Rea and Rupert Graves investigate the scene. (In the original graphic novel, it was specified that he was killed with a cyanide-laced communion wafer; in the film, the only indication that he was poisoned is Hugo's line "Stick out your tongue.")
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