Robert De Niro (1943 - )
Ex-Mr. Diahnne Abbott
Mr. Grace Hightower
Stepfather/adoptive father of Drena De Niro
Bloody Mama (1970) [Lloyd Barker]: Dies (off-screen) of a heroin overdose; his body is shown lying in a field afterwards when his brothers discover him. (Thanks to Robert and Michael)

Bang the Drum Slowly (1973) [Bruce Pearson]: Dies (off-screen) of Hodgkin's lymphoma; we only see a scene of Michael Moriarty walking out of the cemetery after Robert's funeral. (Thanks to Mac and Robert)

Mean Streets (1973) [John 'Johnny Boy' Civello]: Shot in the neck by loansharks as they drive past the car in which Robert is riding with Harvey Keitel and Amy Robinson; we last see him staggering out and clutching his neck. (Although the movie itself is ambiguous as to whether he survives, I've read that Martin Scorsese has stated that he survived; I'm mentioning it because I figured I'd receive suggestions about it if I left it out.) (Thanks to Michael)

1900 (Novecento) (1976) [Alfredo Berlinghieri]: Commits suicide by lying on the railroad tracks as a train approaches. (Thanks to Nilescu and Vegeta)

Brazil (1985) [Archibald 'Harry' Tuttle]: Crushed to death and/or devoured by scraps of newspaper that completely envelop him in the street. (This portion of the movie is happening only in Jonathan Pryce's mind as he's being tortured by Michael Palin.)

The Mission (1986) [Rodrigo Mendoza]: Killed, along with Jeremy Irons, in a battle against Portuguese soldiers. (Thanks to Michael)

Cape Fear (1991) [Max Cady]: Drowned after a fight with Nick Nolte on Nick's housebout during a thunderstorm. (Thanks to Jack, Tal, Gary, Robert, Michael and Mathew)

This Boy's Life (1993) [Dwight Hansen]: Dies (off-screen) of a terminal illness; his death is mentioned in the narration at the end of the movie. (Thanks to Robert)

Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994) [The Creature/Sharp-Featured Man]: Playing a dual role, he has two deaths: "The Sharp-Featured Man" is executed by hanging; Kenneth Branagh later retrieves his body and uses some of its parts to create "The Creature." "The Creature" commits suicide by setting itself on fire along with Kenneth's funeral pyre, on top of an ice floe in the Arctic circle. (Thanks to Jack, Matt, Gary and Robert)

Heat (1995) [Neil McCauley]: Shot in the chest by Al Pacino in a shoot-out by an airfield. (Thanks to Jack, Matt, Gary, Tim, Robert, Michael, Tal and Mathew)

The Fan (1996) [Gil Renard]: Shot to death by police after Robert attempts to kill Wesley Snipes. (Thanks to Gary, Michael and Matt)

Jackie Brown (1997) [Louis Gara]: Shot in the stomach and chest by Samuel L. Jackson . (Thanks to Gary and Michael)

Great Expectations (1998) [Arthur Lustig]: Stabbed to death by loansharks on a train. (Thanks to Gary and Robert)

Men of Honor (2000) [Master Chief Billy Sunday]: Although he survives the actual film, the US DVD includes an alternate ending in which he drowns while saving somebody. (Thanks to Robert)

15 Minutes (2001) [Detective Eddie Fleming]: Stabbed to death by Karel Roden and Oleg Taktarov after he attacks them despite being tied to a chair. (Thanks to Jack, Gary, Robert, Michael, Matt and Tal)

Godsend (2004) [Richard Wells]: Although he survives the actual film, the US DVD includes two alternate endings in which he dies. (Thanks to Mathew)

Hide and Seek (2005) [David Callaway]: Shot in the chest by Famke Janssen in a sewer, while he's stalking his daughter (Dakota Fanning). (Thanks to Katherine and Mathew)

Machete (2010) [Senator John McLaughlin]: Shot in the chest by Billy Blair (on top of being non-fatally electrocuted when he falls against an electric fence), while Robert is disguised as a Mexican laborer. (Thanks to ND and Tommy)

Saturday Night Live (December 24, 2010) [Mr. Bernard]: Dies (off-screen) under unspecified causes, shortly before the sketch begins; his body is shown afterwards when Bill Hader and Andy Samberg discover him in the beach house and move him around in a parody of Weekend at Bernie's. (Thanks to Tommy)

New Year's Eve (2011) [Stan Harris]: Dies (off-screen) of cancer. We last see him sitting on the hospital roof with his daughter (Hilary Swank) as they watch the New Year's ball drop; his death is revealed in a later scene when Hilary holds an envelope with Robert's belongings. (Thanks to Tommy)

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Robert De Niro in 'Bloody Mama'