|Warren Oates (1928 - 1982)|
|The Twilight Zone: The Purple Testament (1960) [Driver]: Killed in an explosion (off-screen), along with William Reynolds, when their jeep goes over a mine. We only hear the explosion from a distance. (Thanks to Michael)
Ride the High Country (Guns in the Afternoon) (1962) [Henry Hammond]: Shot in the stomach by Randolph Scott during the big shoot-out, after Warren shoots Joel McCrea.
The Twilight Zone: The 7th Is Made Up of Phantoms (1963) [Corporal Richard Langsford]: Killed (off-screen), along with Randy Boone and Ron Foster, in a battle with Sioux warriors after they somehow go back in time to Custer's Last Stand. Their deaths are confirmed when their names appear on a memorial. (Thanks to Kenneth and Ray)
The Outer Limits: The Mutant (1964) [Reese Fowler]: Killed by the darkness (as his mutated form needs light to survive) when he accidentally extinguishes his candle while chasing Betsy Jones-Moreland and Larry Pennell in a cave. We only hear him screaming in the dark. (At this point in the episode, Warren is wearing heavy mutant make-up.) (Thanks to Kenneth)
Major Dundee (1965) [O.W. Hadley]: Shot to death by Richard Harris after Warren tries to desert. (Thanks to Zeppo)
The Shooting (1967) [Willett Gashade]: Shot in the chest in a shoot-out with Millie Perkins in the desert. (Throughout the movie, Warren, Millie and Jack Nicholson have been tracking a mysterious quarry; when they finally catch up with him, the quarry is also played by Warren, and it's this "other" Warren who is killed, rather than Warren's "Willett" character. It's ambiguous whether this double role was meant to be a literal "twin brother," or symbolic.)
Welcome to Hard Times (Killer on a Horse) (1967) [Deputy Marshal Leo Jenks]: Shot in the chest by Aldo Ray outside the burning saloon.
The Split (1968) [Marty Gough]: Shot to death in a shoot-out with Gene Hackman. (Thanks to Michael)
The Wild Bunch (1969) [Lyle Gorch]: Shot to death, along with Ernest Borgnine, William Holden, and Ben Johnson, in the final shoot-out with Mexican soldiers. (Thanks to Fred and Michael)
There Was a Crooked Man... (1970) [Floyd Moon]: Shot to death by Kirk Douglas. (Thanks to Fred)
Badlands (1973) [Holly's Father]: Killed by Martin Sheen.
Dillinger (1973) [John Dillinger]: Presumably shot to death by FBI agents outside a movie theater. (I haven't seen this movie, so I don't know whether it actually depicted Dillinger's death or not.)
Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (1974) [Bennie]: Shot to death by Emilio Fernandez' thugs as Warren tries to drive away from the compound.
The White Dawn (1974) [Billy]: Killed by the Inuit villagers. (Thanks to Fred)
Race with the Devil (1975) [Frank Stewart]: Burned to death when the cultists surround his mobile home with a circle of fire. (Thanks to Fred)
The Border (1982) [Red]: Killed in a car crash/explosion. (Thanks to Fred)