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Jeanne Bates (with Victor Buono) in publicity still for The Strangler

Jeanne Bates (1918 - 2007)

a.k.a. Jane Bates, or Jeanne R. Bates

Film Deaths:[]

  • The Return of the Vampire (1944) [Miss Norcutt, First Victim]: Bitten on the throat and drained of blood by Bela Lugosi.
  • The Strangler (1964)' [Nurse Clara Thomas]: Strangled by Victor Buono in her apartment. (The above publicity still, which was used on the front cover of the origianl Key Video VHS release, is a much clearer shot than actually appears in the movie.)
  • Mom (1991)[Emily Dwyer]: Burns to death within her house.