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Phyllis Somerville in Stoker

Phyllis Somerville (1943 - 2020 )

Film Deaths:[]

  • Little Children (2006) [May McGorvey]: Dies (off-screen) following a heart attack after a confrontation with Noah Emmerich. We last see Phyllis in her hospital bed; we learn of her death afterwards when a nurse informs her son (Jackie Earle Haley). (Thanks to Tommy)
  • The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008) [Grandma Fuller]: Dies (off-screen) of old age/natural causes; we learn of her death afterwards when Cate Blanchett informs Brad Pitt.
  • Stoker (2013) [Mrs. McGarrick]: Strangled (off-screen) by Matthew Goode; her body is shown afterwards when Mia Wasikowska discovers her in the freezer. (Thanks to Tim)
  • The Double (2013) [Simon's Mother]: Dies (off-screen) of unspecified causes/old age. Her death is mentioned when Tim Key leaves a message on Jesse Eisenberg's answer machine.
  • Our Souls at Night (2017) [Ruth]: Dies (off-screen) of old age/natural causes. Her body is shown later at her open-casket funeral. (Thanks to Barnaba)

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