Charles Coburn (1877 - 1961)
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Charles Coburn (right, with Don Ameche) appearing in Heaven Can Wait

Film Deaths Edit

  • King's Row (1942) [Dr. Henry Gordon]: Dies (off-screen) of a heart attack; we learn of his death afterwards when Robert Cummings gets the news after returning to Kings Row.
  • Heaven Can Wait (1943) [Grandfather Hugo Van Cleve]: Dies (off-screen) of old age/natural causes, during the passage of time between scenes. He is last seen helping Don Ameche run away with Gene Tierney; the following scene takes place several years into Don and Gene's marriage, with Charles having been dead for some time.
  • The Green Years (1946) [Alexander 'Dandy' Gow]: Dies of old age/natural causes.
  • B.F.'s Daughter (Polly Fulton) (1948) [B.F. Fulton]: Dies (off-screen) of old age/natural causes.
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