|Betty Field (1913 - 1973)
Ex-Mrs. Elmer Rice (playwright/screenwriter)
Ex-Mrs. Edwin J. Lukas (author/civil rights activist)
Mrs. Raymond Olivere (artist)
|Of Mice and Men (1939) [Mae]: Neck accidentally snapped by Lon Chaney Jr. when he tries to stop her screaming in the barn; her body is shown again afterwards when Burgess Meredith discovers her. (Thanks to Marc)
Kings Row (1942) [Cassandra Tower]: Poisoned (off-screen) by her father (Claude Rains) after she shows the first signs of mental illness; we learn of her death afterwards when Ronald Reagan informs Robert Cummings.
Peyton Place (1957) [Nellie Cross]: Commits suicide (off-screen) by hanging herself; we learn of her death afterwards when Diane Varsi discovers her.