Jeanne Bates (with Victor Buono) in publicity still for 'The Strangler'
Jeanne Bates (1918 - 2007)
a.k.a. Jane Bates, a.k.a. Jeanne R. Bates
The Return of the Vampire (1944) [Miss Norcutt, First Victim]: Bitten on the throat and drained of blood by Bela Lugosi.

The Strangler (1964) [Nurse Clara Thomas]: Strangled by Victor Buono in her apartment. (The above publicity still, which was used on the front cover of the original Key Video VHS release, is a much clearer shot than actually appears in the movie.)
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