Lilli Palmer in The Counterfeit Traitor

Lilli Palmer (1914 - 1986)

Film DeathsEdit

  • No Minor Vices (1948) [April Ashwell]: Killed in several different ways in daydream/fantasy sequences throughout the movie. (Thanks to Ed)
  • The Counterfeit Traitor (1962) [Frau Mairanne Mollendorf]: Executed by a Nazi firing squad while William Holden watches helplessly from his cell.
  • The High Commissioner (Nobody Runs Forever) (1968) [Sheila Quentin]: Killed in an explosion, along with Daliah Lavi, when Lilli brings back the bomb (hidden inside a clock) that Daliah had sent to Christopher Plummer. (Thanks to Garrett)
  • Oedipus the King (1968) [Jocasta]: Commits suicide by hanging herself after discovering that her husband (Christopher Plummer) is actually her long-lost son. (I haven't seen this version, but I'm familiar with the story.)
  • Only the Cool (La Peau de torpedo; Children of Mata Hari; Pill of Death) (1970) [Helen]: Shot in the head by an assassin after he pulls up beside her car, while she's sitting in the backseat next to Stephane Audran. (Thanks to Big O)
  • The Holcroft Covenant (1985) [Althene Holcroft]: Shot in the chest (off-screen) by Anthony Andrews. Her body is shown afterwards when Michael Caine discovers her.

TV DeathsEdit

None known.

Notable ConnectionsEdit

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