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Mary McDonnell just before her off-screen death in Independence Day

Mary McDonnell (1952 - )

Film Deaths[]

  • Independence Day (1996) [First Lady Marilyn Whitmore]: Dies off-screen of internal bleeding due to injuries from a helicopter crash; She is last seen in bed talking to Bill Pullman. Her death is confirmed in subsequent dialogue. 
  • Donnie Darko (2001) [Rose Darko]: Killed in a plane crash, along with Daveigh Chase and everyone else on board, when the plane hits turbulence from the time tunnel; Jake Gyllenhaal later alters the timeline and prevents her death.

Television Deaths[]

  • Touched by an Angel: Minute By Minute (2002) [Sister Theodore]: Saves the students of a high school when she pulls the fire alarm before bombs that Jonah Rooney planted detonate. Having already been wounded by Jonah previously in the episode, she is unable to leave the school in time to save herself.