Suzanne Pleshette in The Birds

Suzanne Pleshette (1937 - 2008)

Film Deaths:Edit

  • The Birds (1963) [Annie Hayworth]: Pecked and clawed to death by birds (off-screen) on her porch steps. Her body is shown afterwards when Rod Taylor and Tippi Hedren discover her. (Thanks to Mac & Phil)
  • Nevada Smith (1966) [Pilar, the Kiowa Girl]: Bitten by a snake in the swamp; she dies some time later as she and Steve McQueen make their way through the swamp. (Thanks to Dick Hertz, Tony and Bruce)
  • River of Gold (1971) [Anna]: Stabbed in the stomach by an old lady while walking down the street. (Thanks to Templar & Tendrill)
  • The Lion King II: Simba's Pride (1998; animated) [Zira]: Providing the voice of a lioness, she drowns after falling off of a cliff into the river, despite the efforts of Kiara (voiced by Neve Campbell) to pull her up. (Thanks to Neil)

TV Deaths:Edit

  • One Step Beyond: Delusion (1959) [Marta Wizinski]: Killed (off-screen) by Norman Lloyd as she tries to leave his house; the scene ends with Norman grabbing her by the throat, followed by a scene of host/narrator John Newland confirming her death. (Thanks to Stephen)
  • Wagon Train: The Myra Marshall Story
  • The Invaders: Mutation (1967) [Vikki, an Invader]: Shot in the back by Roy Jenson while Suzanne tries to warn Roy Thinnes; as an alien, her body disintegrates after her death. (Thanks to acerimer)
  • The Invaders: The Pursued (1968) [Anne Gibbs]: Shot in the back by Will Geer; as an alien, her body disintegrates after her death. (Thanks to Garrett and Terry)


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