Tom Savini's severed head in 'From Dusk Till Dawn'
Tom Savini (1946 - )
Noted special effects/make-up artist
Dawn of the Dead (Zombi) (1978) [Blades]: Shot by Ken Foree, then falls over the balcony into a fountain. (Thanks to Wen)

Maniac (1980) [Disco Boy]: Decapitated with a shotgun blast when Joe Spinell fires through the windshield of Tom's car.

The Ripper (1985) [Jack the Ripper]: Playing a ghost, he is finally destroyed by Tom Schreier. (Thanks to PortsGuy)

The Demolitionist (1995) [Roland]: Shot in the chest by Nicole Eggert during a shoot-out. (Thanks to Dignan)

From Dusk Till Dawn (1996) [Sex Machine]: After turning into a vampire, he is decapitated with a whip by George Clooney; his severed (but still-living) head lands by Juliette Lewis' feet, and she shoots it with a shotgun. His still-living body transforms into a giant rat-like monster, and is finally killed when Juliette shoots him with a wooden arrow from a crossbow. (Thanks to Joe)

Children of the Living Dead (2001) [Deputy Hughes]: Bitten/devoured by zombies. (Thanks to Wayne)

Dawn of the Dead (2004) [County Sheriff]: Presumably killed (off-screen) by the zombies; we only see him being interviewed on television, but considering the extent of the carnage, it's likely that he doesn't survive. (Thanks to PortsGuy)

Land of the Dead (2005) [Machete Zombie]: Plays a zombie, being dead already before the movie begins. (Thanks to PortsGuy and Liz)

Grindhouse (Planet Terror) (2007) [Deputy Tolo]: Torn apart by a group of mutants. (Thanks to ND)

Django Unchained (2012) [Tracker]: Shot to death, along with the other trackers, by Jamie Foxx after Jamie bursts into the trackers' cabin. (Thanks to Tommy, Tim, Matthew, Arben, and ND)

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