|Agnes Moorehead (1900 - 1974)
Ex-Mrs. Robert Gist (actor/TV director)
|Citizen Kane (1941) [Mary Kane, Kane's Mother]: Dies (off-screen), presumably of natural causes, at some point between the flashback to Kane's childhood and the scenes of his adult life.
Jane Eyre (1944) [Mrs. Reed]: Dies (off-screen) of an unspecified illness. (Thanks to Hamish)
Dark Passage (1947) [Madge Rapf]: Falls through a window while backing away from Humphrey Bogart, after he confronts her about his wife's murder. (Thanks to Mac)
How the West Was Won (1962) [Rebecca Prescott]: Drowned, along with Karl Malden, when their raft sinks; the scene cuts away as the raft is about to go over the falls, followed by a scene of their children at the funeral. (Thanks to Mable)
Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte (Cross of Iron; What Ever Happened to Cousin Charlotte?) (1964) [Velma Cruther]: Falls down a spiral staircase after being hit on the head with a chair by Olivia de Havilland. (Thanks to Mac and Bryan)
Night Gallery: Certain Shadows on the Wall (1970) [Emma Brigham]: Gradually posioned over a long period of time (beginning before the start of the episode) by her brother (Louis Hayward); her body is shown lying in bed after she finally dies, and her shadow remains behind on the wall even after her body is removed.