|Robert Mitchum (1917 - 1997)
Brother of John Mitchum and Julie Mitchum
Father of James Mitchum and Christopher Mitchum
Grandfather of Bentley Mitchum and Carrie Mitchum
|Colt Comrades (1943) [Dirk Mason]: Shot in the stomach by Douglas Fowley, after Robert grabs Russell Simpson's gun.
Cry Havoc (1943) [Wounded Soldier]: Fatally injured (off-screen) in an air raid bombing; he dies shortly afterwards in Ella Raines' arms. (Thanks to Brian)
Riders of the Deadline (1943) [Nick Drago]: Shot to death by the Rangers just as Robert is about to shoot William 'Hopalong Cassidy' Boyd.
Story of G.I. Joe (Ernie Pyle's Story of G.I. Joe; War Correspondent) (1945) [Captain Bill Walker]: Killed (off-screen) in combat; his body is shown afterwards after being brought back to the camp.
Out of the Past (Build My Gallows High) (1947) [Jeff Bailey a.k.a. Jeff Markham]: Shot in the stomach by Jane Greer while he's driving her towards a police blockade. (Thanks to Kelly and Mark)
Angel Face (1952) [Frank Jessup]: Killed in a car crash, along with Jean Simmons, when Jean deliberately sends the car over a cliff. (Thanks to Dick Hertz)
Track of the Cat (1954) [Curt Bridges]: Falls over a cliff while running away from the panther in the mountains.
The Night of the Hunter (1955) [Harry Powell]: Executed by hanging (off-screen). (Thanks to Mark)
Thunder Road (1958) [Lucas Doolin]: Killed in a car crash when he loses control and drives into a building while being chased by police.
What a Way to Go! (1964) [Rod Anderson Jr.]: Kicked by a bull when he mistakes it for the cow and attempts to milk it; he (or, rather, an obvious dummy) is sent flying through the barn wall, through the air and into the trees. (Played for comic effect.) (Thanks to Mac)
Secret Ceremony (1968) [Albert]: Stabbed to death by Elizabeth Taylor at Mia Farrow's funeral.
The Friends of Eddie Coyle (1973) [Eddie Coyle]: Shot to death by Peter Boyle while Robert is sitting in a car. (Thanks to Matt)