William Holden in 'Sunset Boulevard'
William Holden (1918 - 1981)
Ex-Mr. Brenda Marshall
Texas (1941) [Dan Thomas]: Shot to death in a shoot-out with Edgar Buchanan.

Blaze of Noon (1947) [Colin McDonald]: Killed in a plane crash. (Thanks to Lorraine)

Sunset Boulevard (Sunset Blvd.) (1950) [Joe Gillis]: Shot in the back and stomach by Gloria Swanson by her swimming pool; his body is shown floating in the pool at the beginning of the movie, and the rest of the movie proceeds in flashback leading up to his murder.

The Turning Point (1952) [Jerry McKibbon]: Shot to death by Neville Brand. (Thanks to Lorraine)

The Bridges at Toko-Ri (1955) [Lt. Harry Brubaker]: Killed, along with Mickey Rooney, in combat with North Korean soldiers. (Thanks to Mac)

Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing (1955) [Mark Eliott]: Killed in an explosion during a bombing in Korea. (Thanks to Lorraine)

The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) [Shears]: Shot by Japanese soldiers while crossing the river; he dies shortly after confronting Alec Guinness. (Thanks to Lorraine and Michael)

The Wild Bunch (1969) [Pike Bishop]: Shot to death in a big gun battle, along with Ernest Borgnine, Ben Johnson, and Warren Oates. (Thanks to Michael)

Wild Rovers (1971) [Ross Bodine]: Shot to death by Tom Skerritt. (Thanks to Lorraine and Michael)

Damien: Omen II (1978) [Richard Thorn]: Stabbed in the chest with two ceremonial daggers by Lee Grant in the museum. (Thanks to Robert)

Ashanti (1979) [Jim Sandell]: Killed in a helicopter crash after being shot by Peter Ustinov. (Thanks to Barnaba)

The Earthling (1980) [Patrick Foley]: Dies (off-screen) of cancer; his body is buried by Rick Schroeder afterwards. (Thanks to Lorraine and Michael)

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