Mary Astor before her off-screen death in Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte

Mary Astor (1906 - 1987)

Film Deaths:Edit

  • The World Changes (1933) [Virginia 'Ginny' Claflin Nordholm]: Dies of a stroke. (She was made up to look older than she actually was at this point in the movie.)

Television Deaths:Edit

  • Thriller: Rose's Last Summer (1960) [Rose French/Mrs. Horace Goodfield]: Playing a dual role, "Mrs. Goodfield" dies (off-screen) of an unspecified illness, after arranging for "Rose" to impersonate her after her death. ("Rose" survives the episode.)

Notable connectionsEdit

  • Mrs. Kenneth Hawks (director) (widowed).
  • Former sister-in-law of Howard Hawks.
  • Ex-Mrs. Franklin Thorpe.
  • Ex-Mrs. Manuel del Campo.
  • Ex-Mrs. Thomas Gordon Wheelock.
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