Tom Atkins (1935 - )
- Creepshow (1982) [Stan]: Killed when his son (Joe Hill) stabs a voodoo doll with a needle repeatedly in its neck, causing him to suffer injuries to his throat (the film ends as he clutches his throat struggling to breath).
- Night of the Creeps (1986) [Detective Ray Cameron]: Burned to death when he lights his cigarette lighter in a gasoline-soaked basement to destroy the parasitic slug like creatures and the remaining possessed/zombified students (there is an alternative ending which shows him now charred and possessed by one or more of the surviving slug like parasites, which then come bursting out of his head decapitating him).
- Lethal Weapon (1987) [Michael Hunsaker]: Shot in the back by Gary Busey from a helicopter, while Tom is talking to Danny Glover.
- Maniac Cop (1988) [Frank McCrae]: Thrown out of a window by Robert Z'Dar: he lands on a taxi in the street below.
- My Bloody Valentine (2009) [Sheriff Burke]: Jaw torn off when Jensen Ackles hits him in the mouth with a pickaxe.
- Oz: Sonata de Oz (2003) [Mayor Wilson Lowen]: Stabbed to death by Matthew Cowles in the prison hospital.