Katina Paxinou (1900 - 1973)


Katina Paxinou in Confidential Agent

Film Deaths Edit

  • Confidential Agent (1945) [Mrs. Melandez]: Commits suicide by drinking poisoned tea; she dies shortly after Charles Boyer enters her room to kill her, leading her to inform him that he’s too late.
  • Mourning Becomes Electra (1947) [Christine Mannon]: Commits suicide (off-screen) by shooting herself; we only hear the shot from outside the house after Katina storms inside following a confrontation with her daughter (Rosalind Russell). Her body is shown again afterwards in a flashback/hallucination when her son (Michael Redgrave) remembers discovering her body on the floor. (see also Joan Hackett in the 1978 version).

Connections Edit

  • Mrs. Alex Minotus (greek stage actor/director)
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