Judy Parfitt in 'Hamlet' (1969)
Judy Parfitt (1935 - )
Hamlet (1969) [Queen Gertrude]: Poisoned when she drinks the wine which Anthony Hopkins had intended for Nicol Williamson. She dies in the arms of her lady-in-waiting (Anjelica Huston).

Shoulder to Shoulder: Lady Constance Lytton (1974) [Lady Constance Lytton]: Dies (off-screen) of a stroke, brought on by her hunger strike and the authorities' force-feeding her. Her death is mentioned in the voice-over narration. (Thanks to Gordon)

Malice Aforethought (1979) [Julia Bickleigh]: Poisoned by Hwyel Bennett. (Thanks to Gordon)

A Tale of Two Cities (1980) [Madame Defarge]: Shot to death during a struggle with Vivien Merchant. (Thanks to Gordon)

The Charmer (1987) [Allison Warren]: Strangled by Nigel Havers in his hotel room. Her body is shown again afterwards when Bernard Hepton discovers her. (Thanks to Gordon)

Dolores Claiborne (1995) [Vera Donovan]: Commits suicide by throwing herself down a flight of stairs, as Kathy Bates attempts to stop her.

Little Dorrit (2009) [Mrs. Clennam]: Dies of a heart attack from shock as she watches her house collapse. (Thanks to Gordon)
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