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James Coburn in 'Charade'

James Coburn (1928 - 2002)


Film Deaths
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  • The Magnificent Seven (1960) [Britt]: Shot in the chest during the final battle; he dies after sticking his famous switchblade knife into the stone wall beside him. (Thanks to DeMan)
  • Hell is for Heroes (1962) [Corporal Frank Henshaw]: Killed in an explosion when he triggers a mine. (Thanks to Mac)
  • Charade (1963) [Tex Panthollow]: Suffocated (off-screen) when Walter Matthau puts a plastic bag over his head after tying his hands to a chest in James' hotel room; his body is shown afterwards when Audrey Hepburn dicovers him. (Thanks to Robert)
  • Last of the Mobile Hot Shots (Blood Kin; The Seven Decents of Myrtle) (1970) [Jeb]: Dies of lung cancer, as he struggles to get out of his chair and confront his half-brother (Robert Hooks). (Thanks to DeMan)
  • A Fistful of Dynamite (Giu la testa; Duck, You Sucker; Once Upon a Time...the Revolution) (1971) [John H.Mallory]: Commits suicide by blowing himself up, on top of being mortally shot by Antoine Saint-John. (Thanks to David)
  • The Last of Sheila (1973) [Clinton Green]: Stabbed in the head/neck with an icepick by Richard Benjamin, Richard then throws a block on him making it look like an accident. His death is shown in flashback with Richard describing Joan Hackett murdering him, then in another flashback with James Mason describing what really happened. (At the time of the murder, James is wearing a wig and lipstick to mock Raquel Welch as part of the game.) (Thanks to David)
  • Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid (1973) [Sheriff Patrick J. Garrett]: Shot in the back by John Beck. (Thanks to Michael)
  • The Internecine Project (1974) [Robert Elliot]: Poisoned when he reads a letter that had been treated with chemicals. (Thanks to Joe)
  • The Last Hard Men (1976) [Zach Provo]: Shot to death during a struggle with Charlton Heston. (Thanks to Michael)
  • Cross of Iron (1977) [Rolf Steiner]: Possibly dies when he is hit with a mortar blast; the scene ends on a freeze-frame of James as the battle rages. (Thanks to Stephen)
  • Looker (1981) [John Reston]: Shot in the chest in a shoot-out with Albert Finney. (Thanks to DeMan)
  • Hudson Hawk (1991) [George Kaplan]: Burned to death when the limo he is pinned to falls over a cliff and explodes during a fight with Bruce Willis.
  • Affliction (1997) [Glen Whitehouse]: Beaten to death by his son (Nick Nolte) outside Nick's house (his body is later seen when Nick sets the house on fire). (Thanks to DeMan)
  • Mr. Murder (Video, 1998) [Drew Oslett Sr.]: Shot with a poison dart (simulating a heart attack) by Richard Riehle.
  • Payback (1999) [Justin Fairfax]: Killed in an explosion (along with Kris Kristofferson and his cohorts) after Mel Gibson sets off a bomb John Glover had planted in an apartment.

TV DeathsEdit

Notable ConnectionsEdit

Husband of Paula O'Hara

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