RIP: The Resi characters that croaked it

Unless you’re a rookie cop on his first day on the job, a woman in a comically inappropriate cocktail dress or an ex con with nothing to lose, chances are you’re going to die in Resident Evil. Horribly. Want to know about every significant death in the Resi series? You’ve come to the right place. The following list of big, fat death reveals how each character met their maker, whether it was by zombie, tyrant or erm… feral crow.

Edward Dewey
Who? STARS Bravo team’s co-pilot

Cause of death: Killed by Cerberus dogs at the start of the game. Bad dog! Where's a rolled up newspaper when you need one?

James Marcus
Who? One of the original founding members of Umbrella, he was one of the key people involved in developing the T-virus.

Cause of death: After morphing into a hideous T-virus-infected abomination he makes Billy Coen’s day by eating the fatal lead from his magnum.

Enrico Marini
Who? Leader of STARS Bravo team.

Cause of death: About to tell Chris Redfield that Albert Wesker is a traitor, the shades-wearing baddie shoots Enrico from the shadows to prevent him from spilling the secret.

Forest Speyer
Bravo team’s crack shot.

Cause of death: Wins the award for the most humiliating Resi death. He’s killed by a murder of crows. How apt.

Kenneth Sullivan
Bravo’s team biologist.

Cause of death: Has the proud distinction of being the first person in the series to be nibbled to death by a zombie

Kevin Dooley
Pilot for STARS Bravo team

Cause of death: Unknown. What a tease


Joseph Frost
STARS Alpha team’s vehicle expert.

Cause of death: Another poor soul who falls victim to Cerberus dogs. The next pooch we see is getting a one way trip to the vet

Richard Aiken

Another member of STARS Alpha team, he’s an expert in communications and being eaten.

Cause of death: Depending on your choices, he’s either eaten by Yawn, a giant snake or scoffed by Neptune, an equally giant shark.

Annette Birkin
Scientist and wife of William Birkin, the creator of the G-Virus.

Cause of death: Love. Or, more accurately, being brutally murdered by her hubby after he turned into a tyrant

Ben Bertolucci
A freelance journalist who does his best to rake up dirt on the corrupt Chief Irons. He provides Leon S. Kennedy with information during the Raccoon City incident.

Cause of death: Locks himself in a police cell for safety, only to be found and killed by the infected William Birkin

Brian Irons
Raccoon City’s Chief of Police who is mired in corruption and sexual assault allegations.

Cause of death: Killed when William Birkin shoots a G-virus embryo straight down his throat, which later tears him apart. Strange, considering Capcom gave Irons a mouth that was permanently closed

Robert Kendo
A close friend of the don of dire dialogue Barry Burton, Kendo owns a gun store in Raccoon City.

Cause of death: Eaten by a group of zombies who break into his shop. Do these undead folk have no respect for the concept of private property

William Birkin

Who? The brilliant scientist who created the G-virus, an offshoot of the original T-virus.

Cause of death: Turns into a tyrant after injecting himself with the G-virus. The ‘G’ monster continually morphs throughout Resi 2, the final iteration dieing in a train explosion.


  • veratron - March 12, 2009 12:44 p.m.

    for all the men and women of the resident evil universe who died horribly for our entertainment. vaya con dios.
  • Unoriginal - March 12, 2009 4:10 p.m.

    Icelandic Now Verið með Guði eða hvílið í friði. I wish Mike would have stuck around in Resi 4. He died to young.
  • MacGyver1138 - March 12, 2009 4:29 p.m.

    Traditional Chinese: 去與神 It must be fun with Babelfish day!
  • GamesRadarCarolynGudmundson - March 12, 2009 4:53 p.m.

    Woooo Japanese representing... 神様と行きなさい。
  • GamesRadarMatthewKeast - March 12, 2009 5:02 p.m.

    German: Gehen Sie mit Gott.
  • GamesRadarCharlieBarratt - March 12, 2009 5:18 p.m.

    Klingon: Heghlu'meH QaQ jajvam.
  • RonnyLive19881 - March 12, 2009 5:42 p.m.

    In American: WTF you guys doing?
  • oryandymackie - March 12, 2009 6:23 p.m.

    and in text speak "lol u gt ttally pwned noobs!" ReCaptcha: UNDERSKIRT 66
  • Jimmyjammy - March 12, 2009 6:40 p.m.

    I think everyone agrees, Mike was the greatest tragedy of all. Goodnight sweet prince...
  • Defguru7777 - March 12, 2009 8:54 p.m.

    Under Luis' description, you said Saddler's first name was William. But under Saddler's profile, you got it right and put Osmund. Weird. Also, what about RE: The Umbrella Chronicles? That had a lot of exclusive deaths.
  • The_Lurcher - March 12, 2009 8:56 p.m.

    indeed JimmyJammy Mike will forever remain in our hearts as the guy who got blown up by brain dead spanish bloke...
  • noobmasteroftehworld - March 12, 2009 9:43 p.m.

    i couldn't have said it better JimmyJammy, mike was a real trooper, especially since he always said "way to go mike!" every time he killed some ganados
  • noobeater - March 12, 2009 10:34 p.m.

    MIKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKEEE it actually made me smile when he died...despite hi killing all zombie things i kinda feel guilty now
  • Gamedude-9 - March 12, 2009 11:01 p.m.

    Alas Poor mike the only Guy in Re4 that we were actually happy to see onl to have some duchebag with a Rocket Launcher hit you never could find that guy.
  • thochaos - March 12, 2009 11:49 p.m.

    What about the cops in RE4?
  • iluvmyDS - March 13, 2009 4:41 p.m.

    Alpha Team went down like a row of bowling pins it seems like.
  • KaneHush - March 14, 2009 2:33 p.m.

    Mike was awsome and one of the few deaths i felt bad about in RE4.
  • deathrebellion - March 15, 2009 5:08 p.m.

    Re4 deaths are alll by Leon and 1 by Ada while in the other games deaths are all different and caused by different things..... do i notice a common theme???? hell ya
  • chucknorris - March 15, 2009 10:59 p.m.

    NOOOO MIKE!!! he was awesome
  • hoodmex21 - March 16, 2009 7:41 p.m.

    Y Mike YYYYYYYYYYY lol

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