Jennifer Jason Leigh (1962 - )
Film Deaths:[edit | edit source]
- The Hitcher (1986) [Nash]: Torn in half after being tied between two trucks by Rutger Hauer (see also Zachary Knighton in the 2007 remake).
- Buried Alive (1990) [Joanna Goodman]: Buried alive by Tim Matheson; in a grave next to William Atherton's body. The movie ends with her screaming in the coffin; the 1997 sequel Buried Alive II showed her skeleton after the coffin is dug up.
- Single White Female (1992) [Hedra Carlson]: Stabbed repeatedly in the back with a screwdriver during a struggle with Bridget Fonda (who initially is hiding in the ceiling above Jennifer).
- Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle (1994) [Dorothy Parker]: Dies (off-screen) of a heart attack shortly after the events of the film; her death is mentioned in the on-screen text at the end of the movie.
- The King Is Alive (2000) [Gina]: Dies of food poisoning after Romane Bohringer gives her a can of spoiled carrots; she dies several days after eating them.
- Road to Perdition (2002) [Annie Sullivan]: Shot to death (off-screen), along with her son (Liam Aiken), by Daniel Craig. We only hear the shots from outside the house; her body is not shown afterwards.
- In the Cut (2003) [Pauline Averey]: Decapitated (presumably by Nick Damici); her severed head is shown afterwards when Meg Ryan discovers it (then again as she holds it until Mark Ruffalo takes it from her).
- Rag Tale (2005) [M.J. Morton]: Commits suicide by hanging herself with a belt from a staircase, after discovering that her husband (Malcolm McDowell) is also her real father.
- The Hateful Eight (2015) [Daisy Domergue]: Hanged by Walton Goggins and Samuel L. Jackson from the ceiling of the cabin in honor of Kurt Russell, as Jennifer is already dying from being shot previously by Walton (as she was free and about to grab a rifle).
- Morgan (2016) [Dr. Kathy Grieff]: Beaten/choked to death by Anya Taylor-Joy after being stabbed in the eye.
- Amityville: The Awakening (2017) [Joan]: Shot in the chest and then in the back by her son (Cameron Monaghan) with a shotgun while he is under demonic possession.
- Annihilation (2018) [Dr. Ventress]: Disintegrates due to a supernatural force as Natalie Portman watches.
Television Deaths:[edit | edit source]
- The Love Letter (1998: TV movie) [Elizabeth Whitcomb]: Dies (off-screen) of old age/natural causes.
- Twin Peaks: Part 16 (2017) [Chantal Hutchens]: Machine-gunned by Jonny Coyne (along with Tim Roth) after Jennifer tries to shoot Jonny.
Noteworthy Connections[edit | edit source]
- Daughter of Vic Morrow and Barbara Turner
- Ex-wife of Noah Baumbach (director)
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