Peter Finch in 'Network'
Peter Finch (1916 - 1977)
Ex-Mr. Yolande Turner
The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men (The Story of Robin Hood) (1952) [Sheriff of Nottingham]: Crushed to death by a falling drawbridge during a fight with Richard Todd.

The Flight of the Phoenix (1965) [Captain Harris]: Throat slit by Arab horsemen when he begs them for water.

Shattered (Something to Hide) (1972) [Harry Field]: Commits suicide (off-camera) by shooting himself in the head with a shotgun; we hear the shot over a freeze-frame of the gun as he raises it.

Network (1976) [Howard Beale]: Shot repeatedly in the head and chest by terrorists during his broadcast. (The assassination had actually been arranged by Faye Dunaway and the other network executives.) (Thanks to Scott and Mac)
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