Slim Pickens in 'Dr. Strangelove'
Slim Pickens' death in 'Dr. Strangelove'
Slim Pickens (1919 - 1983)
Brother of Easy Pickens
Dr. Strangelove: Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964) [Major T.J. 'King' Kong]: Killed in an explosion when he rides the nuclear bomb down to its target, after having to manually disengage it from the bomb bay. (Played for comic effect.) (Thanks to Tommy and Kenneth)

Beyond the Poseidon Adventure (1979) [Dewey 'Tex' Hopkins]: Shot to death by one of Telly Savalas' men while trying to swim to Michael Caine's boat, while Sally Field looks on in horror. (Thanks to Kyle)
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