Paul Muni in 'Scarface' (1932)
Paul Muni (1895 - 1967)
The Valiant (1929) [James Dyke]: Executed (off-screen), shortly after the end of the movie; the movie ends with him walking to the execution chamber.

Scarface (Scarface: The Shame of a Nation) (1932) [Antonio 'Tony' Camonte]: Shot repeatedly by police as he tries to run. (An alternate ending was filmed in which he was captured alive and executed by hanging; Paul did not actually participate in the alternate scenes, and the character's face is never seen.) (Thanks to Jeffrey)

The World Changes (1933) [Orin Noldham Jr.]: Dies of old age/natural causes, with his son (William Janney) by his bedside.

The Life of Emile Zola (1937) [Emile Zola]: Dies of carbon monoxide poisoning due to a faulty stove, while writing in his home. (Thanks to Jeffrey)

We Are Not Alone (1939) [Dr. David Newcome]: Executed (off-screen), along with Jane Bryan, shortly after the end of the movie, after they're wrongfully convicted of killing Flora Robson. (Thanks to Constantine)

Commandos Strike at Dawn (1942) [Erik Toreson]: Shot to death in combat with the German troops.

Angel on My Shoulder (1946) [Eddie Kagle/Judge Frederick Parker]: Playing a dual role, "Eddie" is shot to death by Hardie Albright; Satan (Claude Rains) later allows his spirit to return to earth by possessing "Frederick's" body for the rest of the movie, until he eventually leaves "Frederick" and returns to Hell.

The Last Angry Man (1959) [Dr. Sam Abelman]: Dies of a heart attack.
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