Hume Cronyn (1911 - 2003)
Mr. Jessica Tandy
(widowed)
Mr. Susan Cooper
(playwright/screenwriter)
Father of
Tandy Cronyn
The Cross of Lorraine (1943) [Andre Duval]: Shot to death by Nazi guards when he runs out into the POW camp yard in panic after the other prisoners threaten to kill him.

Brute Force (1947) [Captain Munsey]: Thrown from the burning guardtower and into the prison yard by Burt Lancaster during a jailbreak.

Hamlet (1964) [Polonius]: Stabbed to death through a curtain by Richard Burton, who had mistaken him for Alfred Drake. (I haven't seen this version, but we all know the story...)

The Parallax View (1974) [Bill Rintels]: Poisoned (off-screen) by a Parallax Corporation assassin, using a drug that simulates a heart attack; his body is shown sitting in his office afterwards. (Thanks to Janet)

The World According to Garp (1982) [Mr. Fields]: My memory of this movie is vague, but I believe he died of a heart attack after an argument with his daughter (Glenn Close).

Cocoon: The Return (1988) [Joseph 'Joe' Finley]: Dies of cancer, after using up his alien-given 'life force' to heal Jessica Tandy after she'd been hit by a car. (Thanks to Stephen)

The Pelican Brief (1993) [Supreme Court Justice Rosenberg]: Killed by an assassin in his hospital room.
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Hume Cronyn in 'The Parallax View'