Lance Henriksen (1940 - )


Lance Henriksen in Johnny Handsome

Film DeathsEdit

  • The Visitor (1979) [Raymond Armstead]: Stabbed in the neck by Paige Conner.
  • Pumpkinhead (1988) [Ed Harley]: Shot to death by Cynthia Bain (at his own request), in order to destroy Pumpkinhead through its link to him. (Thanks to Matt)
  • The Pit and the Pendulum (1991) [Torquemada]: Sliced up by the various axes and other devices when he is forced by the protagonists to walk onto the trapdoors, which open up, causing him to fall in there.
  • Stone Cold (1991) [Chains Cooper]: Shot to death by Sam McMurray in a courthouse just as he was about to shoot Brian Bosworth. (Thanks to Dave)
  • Alien 3 (1992) [Lance Bishop / Michael Weyland]: Playing a dual role as an android and his human counterpart, "Bishop" is deactivated by Sigourney Weaver, at his own request, after being damaged in a crash. "Michael Weyland" survives the film.
  • Hard Target (1993) [Emil Fouchon]: Killed in an explosion after Jean-Claude Van Damme drops a grenade down Lance's pants; Lance retrieves the grenade and attempts to defuse it, but a spark jumps and makes the connection just as it appears that he's succeeded. (Thanks to Gary)
  • Man's Best Friend (1993) [Dr. Jarret]: Electrocuted when the genetically-enhanced dog activates a button. (Thanks to Gary)
  • No Escape (1994) (Escape from Absolom)  [The Father]: Killed by Stuart Wilson. (Thanks to Gary)
  • Last Assassins (Dusting Cliff 7) (1997) [Colonel Roger McBride]: Shot to death in a gunfight by Nancy Allen.
  • No Contest II: Face the Evil (1997) [Eric Dane / Erich Dengler]: Shot to death by Shannon Tweed.
  • Tarzan (1999) [Kerchak]: Providing the voice of a gorilla, he is shot by Clayton (voiced by Brian Blessed) and dies shortly afterwards while talking to Tarzan (voiced by Tony Goldwyn). (Note: Lance reprised the voice role in the 2005 straight-to-video Tarzan II, which took place within the structure of the first film). (Thanks to Liz and Rad)
  • The Mangler (2002, video) [Bradeen]: Electrocuted when Chelse Swain pushes him in his supercomputer.
  • Dream Warrior (2003) [Parish]: Impaled with an arrow via main character's crossbow weapon when holding a woman hostage.
  • Mimic 3: Sentinel (2003) [Garbageman]: Stabbed/impaled by one of the insect creatures in Amanda Plummer's kitchen, after he shoots it to no effect and manages to burn another giant bug. (Thanks to Stephen)
  • Alien vs. Predator (2004) [Charles Bishop Weyland]: Stabbed to death by a Predator, after he attacks it with a flamethrower to give the others a chance to escape. (Thanks to Alex)
  • Out for Blood (Vampires: Out for Blood) (2004) [Captain John Billings]: Bitten to death (off-screen) by a vampire when Lance looks under Kevin Dillon's bed and discovers it; the movie ends with the vampire pouncing. (Thanks to David31)
  • Abominable (2006) [Ziegler Dane]: Mauled to death (off-camera) by the monster (Michael Deak); we only hear the sound of screaming and bones breaking after Michael grabs him by the head and pulls him. (Thanks to Stephen)
  • The Garden (2006) [Ben Zachary]: Killed by the supernatural garden forces and randomly starts bleeding as he's having all these confusing visions.
  • Prairie Fever (2008) [Monte James]: Killed (although I don't remember the details).
  • Screamers: The Hunting (2009) [Orsow]: Killed by the robotic Screamer aliens.
  • The Lost Tribe (2010) [Gallo]: Killed in mysterious unseen fashion by the monster(s).
  • It's In the Blood (2012) [Russel]: Fatally injured by the monster (Andrew Varenhorst) in woods his death is shown in a brief cutaway flashback and his body is then shown when his son (Sean Elliot) discover him.
  • Phantom (2013) [Markov]: Commits suicide by shooting himself with a pistol in his office.
  • Hollows Grove (2014) [Bill]: Throat slashed by supernatural forces while Matt Doherty and Sunkrish Bala looks in horror.
  • Garm Wars: The Last Druid (2014) [Wydd]: Shot to death by Mélanie St-Pierre, while being pinned against a tree.
  • Harbinger Down (Inanimate) (2015) [Graff]: Dies (off-screen) when his granddaughter (Camille Balsamo) crashes the ship into an iceberg under his instructions, after he becomes infected by the creature.

TV DeathsEdit

  • Tales from the Crypt: Two-Fisted Tales: Yellow (1991) [Sergeant Ripper]: Fatally injured by German troops when one of them throws a grenade just as he shoots them while crossing "No Man's Land"; he dies shortly after making it back to the camp and accusing Eric Douglas of cowardice. (This segment of the anthology film Two-Fisted Tales was later repeated as an episode of the series. (Thanks to Stephen)
  • The Day Lincoln Was Shot (1998) [President Abraham Lincoln]: Shot in the back of the head by Rob Morrow in the theatre; dies the following day at a boarding house, with friends and family by his side.
  • Lost Voyage (2001 TV) [David Shaw]: Drained of life by Scarlett Chorvat's ghost while the ship is being pulled through a dimensional rift. (Thanks to Stephen)
  • Pumpkinhead: Ashes to Ashes (2006 TV) [Ed Harley]: Appears as a ghost to Douglas Roberts throughout the movie, and his decomposed body is used as the host for Pumpkinhead; his body briefly returns to its original appearance (before bursting into flames) after Pumpkinhead is destroyed. (He reappeared as a ghost in the 2007 sequel Pumpkinhead: Blood Feud.)
  • In the Spider's Web (2007 TV) [Dr. Lecorpus]: Devoured by spiders after he falls into their web after attacking Emma Catherwood in a cave. (Thanks to Stephen)
  • Scream of the Banshee (2011 TV) [Broderick Duncan]: Killed by the creature.
  • All Hail King Julien: Election (2015; animated) [Doc Sugarfoot/King Julien the Terrible] Struck by lightning and then turned into ashes seconds later while Doc tries to take over King Julien's (voiced by Danny Jacobs) kingdom. (Played for comic effect.)

Video Game DeathsEdit

  • Gun (2005) [Thomas Magruder]: Crushed to death by rocks when his own mine collapses as Thomas Jane escapes.
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (2009) [General Shepherd]: Stabbed in the eye when Kevin McKidd throws his own knife at him, while Lance is fighting Billy Murray.