|Glenn Close (1947 - )|
|The World According to Garp (1982) [Jenny Fields]: Shot by an assassin at a political rally.
Maxie (1985) [Jan/Maxie]: Playing a dual role as the 1920s starlet "Maxie" and her 1980s look-alike "Jan," "Maxie" dies in a car crash, but reappears as a ghost and occasionally takes over "Jan's" body.
Fatal Attraction (1987) [Alex Forrest]: Shot in the chest by Anne Archer when Glenn suddenly emerges from the bathtub after apparently being drowned by Michael Douglas. (Note: The US DVD and Blu-ray include an alternate ending in which Glenn commits suicide by slitting her own throat, in order to frame Michael for her "murder.")
Hamlet (1990) [Queen Gertrude]: Poisoned when she unknowingly drinks from a poisoned chalice which Alan Bates had intended for Mel Gibson.
Hook (1991) [Gutless]: Playing a male role (complete with beard), "he" is stung to death by scorpions after Dustin Hoffman has "him" thrown into the "Boo Box." (Thanks to Tommy)
House of the Spirits (1993) [Ferula]: Dies off-screen of natural causes; her body is shown afterwards when Meryl Streep discovers her lying in bed the next morning.
Mars Attacks! (1996) [First Lady Marsha Dale]: Crushed to death when a chandelier falls on her during the Martians' attack on the White House. (Played for comic effect.)
Mary Reilly (1996) [Mrs. Farraday]: Decapitated by John Malkovich. (Thanks to Francesco)
The Stepford Wives (2004) [Claire Wellington]: Electrocuted when she kisses the severed head of the Christopher Walken robot. (Thanks to PortsGuy)
The Simpsons: Mona Leaves-a (2008; animated) [Mona Simpson]: Dies (off-screen) of unspecified causes; her body is shown afterwards sitting in a chair when her son Homer (voiced by Dan Castellaneta) discovers her. (Thanks to Tommy and Bryan)
Albert Nobbs (2011) [Albert Nobbs]: Dies of a stroke after being injured in a fight with Aaron Johnson. (Thanks to Tommy)
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