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Brad Dourif in Lord of the Rings: Return of the King

Brad Dourif (1950 - )

Film DeathsEdit

  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) [Billy Bibbit]: Commits suicide (off-screen) by slashing his own throat after breaking away from the orderlies. His body is shown lying on the floor afterwards when all the patients come running after hearing the commotion.
  • Wise Blood (1979) [Hazel Motes]: Dies of exposure on the streets after blinding and mutilating himself. (Thanks to Laura)
  • Heaven's Gate (Johnson County Wars) (1980) [Mr. Eggleston]: Shot in the head during the battle between the ranchers. (Thanks to Laura)
  • Dune (1984) [Piter De Vries]: Poisoned by a burst of gas from Jurgen Prochnow's booby-trapped hollow tooth. (Thanks to Wen and Laura)
  • Impure Thoughts (1985) [Kevin Harrington]: Dies of a heart attack while playing football. (Thanks to Laura)
  • Child's Play (1988) [Charles Lee Ray/Chucky]: Mortally wounded in a shoot-out with Chris Sarandon in a toy store; he manages to transfer his soul into a doll before dying via voodoo ritual. In the end the doll is stopped when Chris Sarandon shoots it in the heart (as he's becoming human). (he only provides the voice of the doll in the following sequels).
  • Child's Play 2 (1990) [Chucky]: Head explodes when Christine Elise puts a pressure hose into his mouth in the toy factory.
  • The Exorcist III (1990) [The Gemini Killer]: Executed on the electric chair (off-screen) years before the events of the film; his spirit then possesses the recently deceased body of Jason Miller and is killed again when George C. Scott shoots Miller as a mercy kill (Note: Since Kinderman kills both Patient X/Karras & The Gemini Killer, both of them should receive credit for the death. Also, in the director's cut edition, Miller is completely cut and an picture is seen of Dourif as Karras, indicating he was originally both characters before reshoots were done to add Miller as Karras).
  • Graveyard Shift (1990) [Tucker Cleveland, the Exterminator]: Crushed to death when a stone coffin slides in he's skull and crush's him in the rats' lair. (Thanks to Laura)
  • Hidden Agenda (1990) [Paul Sullivan]: Shot to death in a roadside ambush. (Thanks to Susan)
  • Murder Blues (Dead Certain) (1991) [John Barnes]: Commits suicide by hanging himself in his cell. (Thanks to Laura)
  • Child's Play 3 (1991) [Chucky]: Shredded to pieces by a fan when he falls in a funfair haunted-house ride. (this time he was sewn back and resurrected with voodoo by Jennifer Tilly in the next sequel).
  • Body Parts (1991) [Remo Lacey]: Thrown out of a window after having his arm torn off by a resurrected John Walsh. (Thanks to Jim and Laura)
  • Trauma (1993) [Dr. Lloyd]: Decapitated with a wire-garrote device by Piper Laurie (with his severed head then falling down an elevator shaft). (Thanks to Laura)
  • Death Machine (Video, 1994) [Jack Dante]: Killed off-screen by his invention. (Thanks to Laura)
  • Phoenix (Video, 1995) [Reiger]: Accidentally shot Betsy Soo when the robotic Stephen Nichols shoves Dourif into Betsy's line of fire
  • Alien: Resurrection (1997) [Dr. Gediman]: Captured and turned into a 'cocoon,' then gets his head bitten off by a baby alien after it hatches.
  • Bride of Chucky (1998) [Chucky]: Shot repeatedly by Katherine Heigl (hitting his heart) in a graveyard. (he was resurrected (along with "Tiffany") with a ritual by his son in the next film Seed of Chucky).
  • Cypress Edge (1999) [Colin McCammon]: Impaled by a piece of driftwood. (Thanks to Laura)
  • Prophecy 3: The Ascent (God's Army III) (2000) [Zealot]: Commits suicide by slitting his wrists, or is killed by a Vincent Spano. (Thanks to Laura)
  • The Hazing (Dead Scared) (2004) [Professor Kapps]: Shot repeatedly by Robert Donovan in the hospital, after Brad awakes from his coma and kills the nurses. This allows Brad's spirit to possess Tiffany Shepis, but his spirit is eventually sucked into a portal to Hell.
  • Last Kind Words (2012) [Waylon]: Commits suicide (off-screen) by hanging himself. His body is discovered by Spencer Daniels.
  • Blood Shot (2013) [Bob]: Thrown off a roof by Brennan Elliott, while being set on fire, plus having a bomb in his clothing which explodes mid-air.
  • Curse of Chucky (2013) [Chucky]: Providing the voice of a doll is shot in the face by Alex Vincent with a rifle during the ending credits of the film. The film cuts away to black as the shot is heard. (In the sequel, Cult of Chucky, it turns out he survived the shot and his severed head is kept by Alex Vincent.
  • Cult of Chucky (2017) [Chucky - Short Hair]: Head stomped by Alex Vincent after being shot several times with a pistol. (In this film, it is established that Chucky can transfer his soul into other dolls to create duplicates of himself.)

TV DeathsEdit

  • Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones (The Mad Messiah) (1980 TV) [David Langtree]: Commits suicide by drinking poisoned Kool-Aid during the cult's mass suicide. (I haven't seen this movie myself, but I'm familiar with the historic event.) (Thanks to Robert)
  • Miami Magma (2011 TV) [Jacob Capilla]: burnt to death by hot oil.

Video Game DeathsEdit

  • Run Like Hell (2002) [Fred]: Dismembered by an alien creature; his body is later assimilated by the aliens and destroyed by Lance Henriksen.
  • Gun (2005) [Reverend Josiah Reed]: Shot in the mouth by Thomas Jane after Thomas first shoots Brad off his horse and then in the leg.

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