|Marion Ross (1928 - )
Mother of Jim Meskimen and Ellen Plummer (producer)
|Thriller: The Prisoner in the Mirror (1961) [Kay Forrest]: Strangled (off-screen) by Lloyd Bochner (while he's possessed by Henry Daniell's spirit); her body is shown afterwards lying on the couch when her brother (Jack Mullaney) discovers her.
The Evening Star (1996) [Rosie Dunlop]: I don't know the details of her death, but I have read that she dies in this movie.
That '70s Show: Grandma's Dead (1999) [Bernice Forman]: Dies of old age/natural causes while riding in Topher Grace's car, after he tells her "It wouldn't kill you to be nice for one day." (Played for comic effect.) (Thanks to Eric)
Gilmore Girls: The Reigning Lorelai (2004) [Lorelai "Trix" Gilmore]: Dies of old age/natural causes. (Thanks to Eric)
Superhero Movie (2008) [Aunt Lucille Adams]: Life-force drained (off-screen) by Christopher McDonald in her home; the scene cuts away as he touches her face. Her body is shown afterwards during her funeral, when the undertaker turns her head to show Leslie Nielsen that he's grieving over the wrong casket. Leslie then accidentally knocks the casket over, causing her to fall across a tombstone's eternal flame, setting her on fire. (An obvious dummy body was used for the funeral scene.) (Played for comic effect.)
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