Beatrice Straight (1914 - 2001)

Film DeathsEdit

  • King Lear (1953) [Goneril]: Strangled by her sister (Margaret Phillips) after her treachery is discovered. (This version makes several drastic changes to Shakespeare's play.)
  • Bloodline (Sidney Sheldon's Bloodline) (1979) [Kate Erling]: Killed in an elevator crash, after it's sabotaged by James Mason. (Thanks to Francesco)

TV DeathsEdit

  • You Are There: The Crisis of Anne Boleyn (1954) [Anne Boleyn]: Executed by beheading. (Thanks to Gordon)

Noteworthy ConnectionsEdit

  • Cousin of Gloria Vanderbilt
  • Ex-Mrs. Louis Dolivet (producer)
  • Mrs. Peter Cookson (widowed)
  • Mother of Tony Cookson (director)
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