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Miranda Richardson in The Crying Game

Miranda Richardson (1958 -)

Film Deaths[]

  • Dance with a Stranger (1985) [Ruth Ellis]: Executed by hanging (off-screen). The movie ends before her death, but a block of on-screen text tells us about her eventual fate.
  • Underworld (Transmutations) (1985) [Oriel] Dies after inhaling poison gas set off by Art Malik
  • Eat the Rich (1987) [DHSS Blonde]: Shot in the chest by Lanah Pellay at the unemployment office.
  • Empire of the Sun (1987) [Mrs. Victor]: Dies in her sleep of starvation/exhaustion while all of the prisoners are being transported from the prison camp; her body is shown afterwards when Christian Bale wakes up next to her.
  • The Crying Game (1992) [Jude]: Shot repeatedly (ending with a shot to the throat) by Jaye Davidson.
  • Tom and Viv (1994) [Vivienne Haigh-Wood Eliot]: Dies off-screen and we are simply informed of her death via the text at the end of the film.
  • The Designated Mourner (1997) [Judy]: Executed (off-screen) by having poison forced down her throat through a tube as she's strapped to a chair with other political prisoners; we learn of her death when Mike Nichols describes witnessing her televised execution.
  • Sleepy Hollow (1999) [Lady Mary Van Tassel/The Western Woods Crone]: Two death scenes as two different characters: (1) Decapitated with an axe by her sister (also played by Miranda) shown in flashback, she had previously appeared as a zombie (with a different head) to Johnny Depp (2) Dragged under a tree and into the pit of hell by Christopher Walken. Her hand is shown sticking out through the tree's roots afterwards.
  • Chicken Run (2000; Animated) [Mrs. Tweedy]: Crushed by a falling barn door, while her husband Mr. Tweedy (voiced by Tony Haygarth) looks on. Miranda was trapped by destroyed equipment and unable to escape. Her apparent death is undone in the sequel, which had confirmed her return.
  • Spider (2002) [Yvonne/Mrs. Cleg]: Asphyxiated in her sleep by a gas leak; there is also a scene of her being killed by Gabriel Byrne, but this turns out to be one of Ralph Fiennes' false memories.
  • Falling Angels (2003) [Mary Field]: Falls to her death from the rooftop when she slips on the shingles, after climbing up to the roof in a suicide attempt.
  • Paris, je t'aime (2006) [The Wife]: Dies of leukemia, with Sergio Castellitto by her bedside.
  • Southland Tales (2007) [Nana Mae Frost]: Shot in the chest by Will Sasso during the attack on US-IDENT headquarters.

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