|She's Dressed to Kill (Someone's Killing the World's Greatest Models) (1979) [Tony Smith]: Killed (off-screen) by Jim McMullan in the attic; his body is shown afterwards when John Rubinstein and Gretchen Corbett discover him.
thirtysomething: Second Look (1991) [Gary Shepherd]: Killed in a car accident. (Thanks to Neil)
Crazy Horse (1996) [General George Armstrong Custer]: Presumably killed in a battle with Sioux and Cheyenne warriors. (I haven't seen this movie, so I don't know whether or not it depicts Custer's death.)
2 Days in the Valley (1996) [Roy Foxx]: Shot to death by James Spader in Peter's bedroom; his body is shown again afterwards when Teri Hatcher wakes up and discovers him next to her.
Into Thin Air: Death on Everest (1997) [Scott Fischer]: Freezes to death/dies of exposure on the mountain. (Thanks to Gary)
Brimstone: Pilot (1998) [Ezekial Stone]: Shot to death, fifteen years before the series begins; he returns to life on a mission to retrieve escaped souls from Hell (a mission that formed the premise of the series). (Thanks to Neil)