Morgan Freeman in 'Street Smart'
Morgan Freeman (1937 - )
Coriolanus (1979) [Coriolanus]: Stabbed to death by a group of assassins. (I haven't seen this version, but I'm roughly familiar with the Shakespeare play.)

Death of a Prophet (1981) [Malcolm X]: Shot to death by Tommy Redmond Hicks and Mansoor Najeeullah. (I haven't seen this either, but I'm familiar with the historic facts.)

That Was Then...This Is Now
(1985) [Charlie Woods]: Shot in the head. (Thanks to Fortza)

Street Smart (1987) [Leo Smalls Jr. a.k.a. Fast Black]: Shot in the chest by Erik King in the street, after Christopher Reeve manipulates Erik into thinking Morgan is out to kill him. (Thanks to Robert)

Glory (1989) [Sergeant Major John Rollins]: Possibly killed (off-screen) while charging the Confederate fort; the scene ends with Morgan and the other soldiers running towards a cannon, which then fires. Morgan's body is not shown among those being buried in a mass grave, but the implication of his death is pretty strong. (Thanks to Robert, The Grey Ghost, and Michael)

The Power of One (1992) [Geel Piet]: Fatally beaten by Clive Russell in the prison yard; he dies shortly afterwards while talking to Simon Fenton.

Unforgiven (1992) [Ned Logan]: Flogged to death (off-screen) by Gene Hackman; we learn of his death afterwards when Anna Thomson informs Clint Eastwood, and his body is shown on display in a propped-up coffin when Clint rides into town. (Thanks to Robert)

Nurse Betty (2000) [Charlie]: Shot to death (off-camera) in a shoot-out with police outside a hotel, after he says goodbye to Renee Zellweger and walks out. We only hear the shots from inside the room; his death is confirmed in a TV news report.

The Sum of All Fears (2002) [DCI William Cabot]: Dies of radiation poisoning (combined with injuries from a car crash) after a nuclear bomb detonates nearby; he dies while talking to Ben Affleck. (Thanks to Tal)

Dreamcatcher (2003) [Colonel Abraham Curtis]: Killed in an explosion when Tom Sizemore shoots down Morgan's helicopter. (Thanks to Ben)

Lucky Number Slevin (2006) [The Boss]: Suffocated, along with Ben Kingsley, when Josh Hartnett ties a plastic bag over their heads. (Thanks to ND)

The Bucket List (2007) [Carter Chambers]: Dies during surgery to treat a brain tumor; his body is shown lying on the operating table afterwards. (Thanks to Eric, ND. Scott, Giro, Daniel, Richard, and Tommy)

Wanted (2008) [Sloan]: Shot in the back of the head with a sniper rifle by James McAvoy; after the bullet emerges from Morgan's head, the scene then rewinds to show the bullet's path going back to James. (Thanks to Daniel, ND, Steven, Manda, Andrew, and Tommy)

Red (2010) [Joe Matheson]: Shot to death by a sniper when Morgan walks out of the house (dressed in Bruce Willis' clothes), acting as a decoy so that Bruce, John Malkovich, and Helen Mirren can escape. (Thanks to Tommy, ND, and Angel)

Oblivion (2013) [Malcolm Beech]: Killed in an explosion, along with one of the Tom Cruise clones, when they detonate a nuclear device to destroy the ship. (Thanks to Tommy, Dignan, and ND)

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