Will Ferrell falling to his death in 'The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard'
Will Ferrell (1967 - )
Son of Lee Ferrell
(keyboardist/saxophonist of The Righteous Brothers)
Brother of Patrick Ferrell
Mr. Viveca Paulin
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997) [Mustafa]: Shot to death (off-camera) by Mike Myers' henchmen, to finish him off after Mike drops Will into a firepit which fails to kill him. We only hear the shots and Will's complaints (until they finally stop) as Mike listens. (Played for comic effect.) (Will reprised the role in Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, but his scenes in that film took place in the past.) (Thanks to Scott, Jason, and Jeff)

Saturday Night Live (May 20, 2000) [Gabriel Ziskin/Various Characters]: In the "Men at the Center of the Earth" sketch, he is killed (off-screen), along with Jackie Chan, Tracy Morgan, Chris Parnell, and Horatio Sanz, by the heat and pressure after they all dig to the center of the Earth; the sketch ends with them all singing a song together, after which the voice-over narration declares that they all died eight minutes later. (Played for comic effect.) (Thanks to Alex)

Stranger Than Fiction (2006) [Harold Crick]: Although his death is planned/ predicted by Emma Thompson's narration as her novel-in-progress controls his life, she later rewrites the ending so that he survives being hit by a bus. (It's arguable whether or not this counts, but since it's been suggested, I'll go ahead and list it.) (Thanks to Tommy)

The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard (2009) [McDermott]: Falls to his death while skydiving in an Abe Lincoln costume for a promotional stunt, after Jeremy Piven accidentally switches Will's parachute with a bag of sex toys. Shown in a flashback when Jeremy tells the story to Jordana Spiro. Will later appears to Jeremy as an angel. (Played for comic effect.) (Thanks to Andrew and Tommy)
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