Valentina Cortese (1923 - 2019)

a.k.a. Valentina Cortesa


Valentina Cortese in The Girl Who Knew Too Much.

Film Deaths Edit

  • I Miserabli (Les Meserables) (1947) [Fantine/Cosette]: Playing a dual role, "Fantine" dies of tuberculosis while Hans Hinrich tries to arrest Gino Cervi. (I haven't seen this version, But I know how the story goes).
  • Secret People (1952) [Maria]: Stabbed in the back by Geoffrey Hibbert as she is talking to her sister Audrey Hepburn. (Thanks to Brian)
  • The Girl Who Knew Too Much (La Ragazza che sapeva troppo ; The Evil Eye) (1963) [Laura Torrani]: Shot in the back (through a door) by the mortally wounded Giovanni Di Benedetto, while she's holding a gun on Leticia Roman.
  • The Possessed (La Donna del lago; The Lady of the Lake) (1965) [Irma]: Commits suicide by throwing herself into the lake, while Peter Baldwin looks on helplessly. (Thanks to Andrea)
  • When Time Ran Out... (1980) [Rose Valdez]: Dies of heart failure (off-camera), her death is confirmed by her husband (Burgess Meredith).

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