|Rudolph Valentino (1895 - 1926)
a.k.a. Rudolph Valentine (and numerous variant spellings)
Ex-Mr. Jean Acker
Ex-Mr. Natacha Rambova
|Stolen Moments (1920) [Jose Dalmarez]: Stabbed to death by Jean Gauthier DeTrigny, after Marguerite Namara knocks Rudolph unconscious and flees. His body is shown lying on the floor while the police investigate, and the murder is shown in a flashback later on.
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1921) [Julio Desnoyers]: Shot to death by a German soldier (his own cousin) in combat.
Blood and Sand (1922) [Juan Gallardo]: Gored by a bull during a bullfight; he dies in Lila Lee's arms shortly afterwards. (An alternate "happy ending" was filmed in which he survives his wound and gives up bullfighting.)