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Anita Ekberg in The Red Dwarf

Anita Ekberg (1931 - 2015)

Film Deaths[]

  • War and Peace (1956) [Helene Kuragina]: Dies (off-screen) of an unspecified illness; we learn of her death afterwards when Helmut Dantine informs Henry Fonda. (Thanks to Gordon)
  • The Mongols (I Mongoli) (1961) [Hulina]: Drowned in quicksand, while Franco Silva looks on impassively. (Thanks to Spiesonice)
  • The Cobra (Il Cobra) (1967) [Lou]: Machine-gunned by Jesus Puente's men. (Thanks to Andrea)
  • The Glass Sphinx (La Sfinge d'oro) (1967) [Paulette]: Shot in the back by a sniper when she runs in front of Robert Taylor and takes the bullet for him. (Thanks to Bill)
  • Death Knocks Twice (Blonde Koder fur den Morder) (1969) [Mrs. Ferretti]: Strangled with hand first by fabio testi ( francisco villaverde ) but dont die or just pretend to die to save her life but second time strangled to death by ricardo garrone ( armando locatelli ) who came to room for rob her money and strangle her with hand , when see she is alive and touch s her neck .( nudity alert )
  • The French Sex Murders (Casa d'appuntamento; The Bogeyman and the French Murders; The Paris Sex Murders) (1972) [Madame Colette]: Beaten to death with a lamp by Howard Vernon. (Thanks to Johan)
  • Killer Nun (Suor Omicidi) (1979) [Sister Gertrude]: Presumably poisoned (off-screen) after another nun brings her some "medicine" on the instructions of Alida Valli; it's not explicitly stated that the medicine is poisoned, but is implied by Alida's emphasis on the words "special treatment" while talking to the other nun. The film ends before Anita actually drinks the poison/medicine. NOTE: The Italian version of the film has text in the end that confirms she died of the poison. (Thanks to Johan)
  • The Red Dwarf (Le nain rouge) (1998) [Paola Bendoni]: Strangled by Jean-Yves Thual while she's sitting at her make-up mirror.

TV Deaths[]

None known

Notable Connections[]

Ex-Mrs. Rik Van Nutter

Ex-Mrs. Anthony Steel


Gallery[]

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