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Keria Knightley in Never Let Me Go

Keira Knightley (1985 - )

Film Deaths[]

  • The Hole (2001) [Frances 'Frankie' Smith]: Dies of bulimia-related heart failure (off-screen) in the underground shelter. Her body is shown afterwards when Thora Birch discovers her, then again in the morgue during Embeth Davidtz' investigation. (Nudity alert: Topless) (Thanks to Joseph)
  • Domino (2005) [Domino Harvey]: Shot in the chest in a shoot-out with gang members, in a "coin toss" scene showing the possible outcome of the confrontation; the scene immediately rewinds to show the actual outcome, in which she survives. (The real-life Domino Harvey died of an accidental overdose between the filming of this movie and its release; a title card was added dedicating the film to her memory, but her death is not otherwise addressed in the actual movie.) (Thanks to Vlabor and John)
  • Atonement (2007) [Cecilia Tallis]: Drowned (along with several other people) in a underground subway station when it's flooded by a burst water main during a raid by German bombers during the Blitz; her body is shown floating in the water in a flashback as Vanessa Redgrave recounts what happened. (Thanks to Gerardo)
  • Silk (2007) [Helene Joncour]: Dies (off-screen) of an unspecified illness. We last see her lying in bed talking to Michael Pitt; her death is mentioned in Michael's narration in the following scene. (Thanks to Dennis)
  • Never Let Me Go (2010) [Ruth]: Dies on the operating table as one of her organs is harvested for transplant. (Thanks to Tommy)
  • A Dangerous Method (2011) [Sabina Spielrein]: Shot (off-screen) by Nazis along with her children several years after the film ends; her death is mentioned in the on-screen text at the end of the movie.
  • Anna Karenina (2012) [Anna Karenina]: Commits suicide by throwing herself in the path of an oncoming train.
  • Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (2012) [Penny]: Killed, along with Steve Carell and everybody else in the world, when an asteroid collides with Earth; we last see Keira and Steve lying in bed as the scene fades to white when the asteroid strikes. (Thanks to Tommy and Tim)
  • The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018) [Sugar Plum Fairy]: Turned into a porcelain doll after being zapped by a machine that Mackenzie Foy had reprogrammed before Keira would use it to turn Helen Mirren back into a doll.

TV Deaths[]

  • Doctor Zhivago (2002 TV) [Lara Antipova]: Dies (off-screen) in a work camp; her death is revealed in the narration. (See also Julie Christie in the 1965 version.) (Thanks to Nemanja)

Noteworthy Connections[]

  • Sister of Caleb Knightley.
  • Wife of James Righton of the Keyboard Klaxons.

Gallery[]

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