Brenda Strong in 'Starship Troopers'
Brenda Strong (1958 - )
MacGyver: The Assassin (1986) [Lila]: Reportedly stabbed in the stomach by Anthony De Longis; she dies in Corinne Bohrer's arms shortly afterwards. (Thanks to Luis)

Midnight Caller: No Exit (1989) [Kristen]: Reportedly machine-gunned by Bud Cort after she gets out of a wrecked car; her body is shown again when Gary Cole checks on her. (Thanks to Luis)

Father Dowling Mysteries: The Perfect Couple Mystery (1990) [O'Grady/Miss Cantrell]: Reportedly falls from a rooftop after being shot by a police sharpshooter while she's holding Todd Merrill hostage. (Thanks to Luis)

Starship Troopers (1997) [Captain Deladier]: Crushed to death when one of the ship's sliding doors closes on her stomach during a battle; she dies shortly afterwards while talking to Denise Richards.

Terror Tract (2000) [Dr. Helen Corey]: Reportedly stabbed/slashed to death (off-screen) by a serial killer; the scene cuts away after a close-up of her screaming. (Thanks to Luis)

Everwood: Pilot (2002) [Julia Brown]: Reportedly killed (off-screen) in a car accident. She has occasionally reappeared in the series in flashbacks or during imaginary conversations with Treat Williams. (Thanks to Luis)

Desperate Housewives: Pilot (2004) [Mary Alice Young]: Reportedly commits suicide by shooting herself in the head; her body is shown again afterwards when Christine Estabrook discovers her. She continues to narrate the series from beyond the grave, and has occasionally reappeared in flashbacks and dream sequences. (I haven't seen this episode myself, but I'm familiar with the series' premise.) (Thanks to Luis)

Starship Troopers 2: Hero of the Federation (2004) [Sgt. Dede Rake]: Reportedly commits suicide by shooting herself in the head to prevent herself from being controlled by an alien "bug" that has entered her body. Her body is shown again afterwards when the bug crawls out of her head. (Thanks to Torgo and Luis)
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