Barbara Payton (1927 - 1967)
Ex-Mrs. Franchot Tone
Trapped (1949) [Meg Dixon a.k.a. Laurie Fredericks]: Shot to death by James Todd. (Thanks to Bill)

Bride of the Gorilla (1951) [Dina Van Gelder]: Mauled to death (off-screen) by Raymond Burr in his gorilla form. Her body is shown afterwards, lying on the ground after Raymond is shot and returns to his human form.

Four Sided Triangle (The Monster and the Woman) (1953) [Lena/Helen]: The duplicate Barbara ("Helen") is burned to death (along with Stephen Murray) when a fire breaks out in the laboratory. (The original Barbara ("Lena") escapes the burning building, although the film teases us for a while as to which one actually survived.)
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Barbara Payton in 'Bride of the Gorilla'
Hollywood Starlet Barbara Payton