|Kathy Bates (1948 - )|
|Misery (1990) [Annie Wilkes]: Bashed in the face with a pig statue during a struggle with James Caan.
The Stand (1994) [Rae Flowers]: Shot to death (off-screen) by soldiers in her radio studio, as she tries to spread the news about the plague. We only hear the shot over the radio as Molly Ringwald and Ken Jenkins listen to the broadcast. (Thanks to Mario, Mick, and PortsGuy)
Titanic (1997) [Margaret 'Molly' Brown]: Dies (off-screen) of a brain tumor between the 1912 story and the 1997 framing sequence (in 1932, to be precise). Her death is not mentioned in the dialogue, but is a matter of historic record. (Thanks to PortsGuy)
Primary Colors (1998) [Libby Holden]: Commits suicide by shooting herself in the head (off-screen) while sitting in her truck; her body is shown afterwards when Adrian Lester arrives and sees the police investigating.
American Outlaws (2001) [Ma James]: Fatally injured in an explosion when Terry O'Quinn's thugs bomb her house; she staggers out of the burning building and dies in the arms of her sons (Colin Farrell and Gabriel Macht). (Thanks to Ray)
The Bridge of San Luis Rey (2004) [The Marquesa]: Falls to her death when the bridge collapses. (Thanks to Arben)
Six Feet Under: Everyone's Waiting (2005) [Bettina]: Dies (off-screen), presumably of old age/natural causes, at some point between the different future-epilogue sequences. (Thanks to PortsGuy)
Two and a Half Men: Why We Gave Up Women (2012) [Charlie Harper]: Appears as the ghost of Charlie Sheen, manifesting in female form as punishment for his womanizing; she appears to Jon Cryer and Angus T. Jones throughout the episode. (Thanks to Tommy)
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