|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.