Simone Signoret in 'The Deadly Affair'
Simone Signoret (1921 - 1985)
Ex-Mrs. Yves Allegret
Mrs.
Yves Montand
Mother of Catherine Allegret
Room at the Top (1959) [Alice Aisgill]: Killed in a car crash (implied to be suicidal).

The Sleeping Car Murder (Compartiment tueurs) (1965) [Eliane Darres]: Killed by Claude Mann (though I don't know the details).

The Deadly Affair (1966) [Elsa Fennan]: Killed when Maximilian Schell applies pressure to her carotid artery while sitting next to her in a crowded theatre; it isn't apparent that she's being murdered until afterwards, when she falls out of her seat as the other audience members leave.

Army of Shadows (L'Armee des ombres; The Shadow Army) (1969) [Mathilde]: Shot to death by Lino Ventura in the street, after she had betrayed him to the Gestapo. (Thanks to Zoran)
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