Rip Torn in 'A Stranger Is Watching'
Rip Torn (1931 - )
Ex-Mr. Ann Wedgeworth
Geraldine Page (widowed)
Cousin of
Sissy Spacek
King of Kings (1961) [Judas]: Commits suicide by hanging himself.

Slaughter (1972) [Hoffo]: Killed in a car crash at the end of a chase with Jim Brown. (Thanks to Vladimir)

The Beastmaster (1982) [Maax]: Burned to death when he falls into a fire after being bitten on the neck by a ferret. (Thanks to Michael)

A Stranger Is Watching (1982) [Artie Taggart]: Impaled through the neck with a metal rod by Kate Mulgrew in a subway tunnel. (Thanks to Robert)

Cross Creek (1983) [Marsh Turner]: Shot in the chest by the sheriff in the woods, after Rip raises his shotgun (intending to hand it over).

City Heat
(1984) [Primo Pitt]: Shot to death in a shoot-out with Clint Eastwood and Burt Reynolds in a garage. (Thanks to Robert)

Extreme Prejudice (1987) [Sheriff Hank Pearson]: Shot to death in an ambush while he's trying to help Nick Nolte. (Thanks to Michael)

By Dawn's Early Light (1990) [E-4 Colonel Fargo]: Killed in a plane crash when they deliberately crash into Air Force One to stop Darren McGavin from launching a nuclear assault. (Thaks to Darren)

Canadian Bacon (1995) [General Dick Panzer]: Commits suicide (off-screen) after being disillusioned by learning that Hogan's Heroes was not a true story. (Thanks to Drew)

Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004) [Patches O'Houlihan]: Hit on the head by a falling sign in a casino. (Played for comic effect.) (Thanks to Robert)

Eulogy (2004) [Edmund Collins]: Dies of old age/natural causes; his body is shown afterwards during his funeral, before being cast adrift in a boat which is then blown up when his grandsons (Curtis Garcia and Keith Garcia) shoot flaming arrows at it. (Thanks to Utonium)
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