Sharon Tate (1943 - 1969)
Victim of the Helter Skelter murders that were committed by the Manson Family.
Film Deaths[edit | edit source]
- The Fearless Vampire Killers, or: Pardon Me, But Your Teeth Are in My Neck (1967) [Sarah Shagal]: Bitten on the throat and gradually drained of most of her blood (off-screen) by Ferdy Mayne; she dies from her blood loss shortly after Roman Polanski and Jack MacGowran rescue her from Ferdinand's castle, but immediately comes back to life as a vampire and bites Roman on the throat. (Played for comic effect.)
- Valley of the Dolls (1967) [Jennifer North]: Commits' suicide by taking an overdose of sleeping pills in her bedroom, after being diagnosed with breast cancer. Her body is shown afterwards (completely covered by a sheet) being carried out on a stretcher while Jacqueline Susann and some other reporters question Barbara Parkins about Sharon's death. (Thanks to El Kabong and Alin)
Notable Connections[edit | edit source]
- Mrs. Roman Polanski.
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