|Vonetta McGee (1945 - 2010)
Mrs. Carl Lumbly
|The Great Silence (Il Grande silenzio; The Big Silence) (1968) [Pauline]: Shot in the chest by Klaus Kinski after she grabs Jean-Louis Trintignant's gun.
Blacula (1972) [Luva/Tina]: Two deaths as two different characters: (1) Starves to death (off-screen) after being locked in a tomb by Charles Macauley. We see her being locked up, but don't see her death or her body afterwards. (2) Bitten on the throat by William Marshall, she comes back to life as a vampire, then is stabbed in the chest with a wooden stake by Gordon Pinsent.
Melinda (1972) [Melinda a.k.a. Audrey Miller]: Killed (off-screen) by one of Ross Hagen's thugs; her body is shown afterwards when Calvin Lockhart discovers her.
Detroit 9000 (Detroit Heat; Call Detroit 9000) (1973) [Ruby Harris]: Shot in the back by thugs while running away from them in a hotel corridor. She dies shortly afterwards while talking to Hari Rhodes. (Thanks to Big O)