|Preston Foster (1900 - 1970)
Mr. Sheila Darcy
|Doctor X (1932) [Dr. Wells]: Falls to his death after being set on fire and pushed out of a window at the end of a struggle with Lee Tracy, after Lee stops Preston from killing Fay Wray. (Thanks to Jeffrey)
The Last Mile (1932) [John 'Killer' Mears]: Shot to death by guards after he deliberately walks out into the open, in order to end the riot and save Howard Phillips. (See also Mickey Rooney in the 1959 version.)
Heat Lightning (1934) [George]: Shot in the chest by Aline MacMahon when he tries to rob her gas station; he dies in Aline's arms shortly afterwards.
The Last Days of Pompeii (1935) [Marcus]: Stabbed in the chest by one of Louis Calhern's soldiers as he tries to hold them off; he dies shortly afterwards while having a vision of Jesus Christ. (Thanks to Jeffrey)
Kansas City Confidential (1952) [Tim Foster]: Shot by Lee Van Cleef; he dies shortly after shooting Lee in turn just as Lee is about to kill John Payne. (Thanks to Mac)