Jean Willes (1923 - 1989)
a.k.a. Jean Donahue
Mrs. Gerard Cowhig
(football player)
Jungle Jim in the Forbidden Land (1952) [Denise]: Falls to her death, along with the giant (Clem Erickson), after Clem grabs her and falls off of the cliff after he's shot by Lester Matthews. (Thanks to Dignan)

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) [Nurse Sally Withers]: Killed (off-screen) and replaced with an alien duplicate.

Bonanza: The Sisters (1959) [Amelia Terry]: Strangled by Buddy Ebsen in her room after she tries to blackmail him; her body is shown afterwards lying on the floor when Pernell Roberts discovers her.

Perry Mason: The Case of the Romantic Rogue (1959) [Irene Wallace]: Strangled (off-screen) with a locket necklace by Albert Linville; we learn of her death when Ray Collins reveals the news. (Thanks to Dignan)

The Twilight Zone: Will the Real Martian Please Stand Up? (1961) [Ethel McConnell]: Killed in a bus crash (off-screen), along with all the other passengers, after John Hoyt tricks them into going over a collapsed bridge; we learn of their death afterwards when John informs Barney Phillips. (Thanks to Kenneth)

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Jean Willes in 'Bonanza: The Sisters'