Susannah York in The Awakening

Susannah York (1939 - 2011)

Film DeathsEdit

  • The Maids (1974) [Claire]: Given an overdose of sleeping pills in her coffee by Glenda Jackson with her full knowledge and consent; the movie ends after she drinks the coffee but before she dies.
  • Superman (1978) [Lara]: Killed in an explosion (along with the rest of the planet's population) when Krypton explodes. (Note: she reappears as a hologram in Superman II but is replaced by Marlon Brando (which is the original scene) in Superman II The Richard Donner Cut)
  • The Awakening (1980) [Jane Turner]: Stabbed in the throat by a falling shard of glass after a supernatural force causes her to fall through a window to the ground. (Thanks to Rodzilla)

TV DeathsEdit

  • Thursday Theatre: The Wings of the Dove (1965) [Milly Theale]: Dies of an unspecified illness. (Thanks to Gordon)
  • Mystery and Imagination: The Fall of the House of Usher (1966) [Madeleine Usher]: Dies from shock after escaping the tomb after she awakens from a deathlike trance; dies as she collapses on top of Denholm Elliott.

Noteworthy ConnectionsEdit

  • Ex-Mrs. Michael Wells.


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