|Michael Hordern (1911 - 1995)|
|A Christmas Carol (Scrooge) (1951) [Jacob Marley]: Dies of an unspecified illness, with Alastair Sim by his bedside. His ghost appears to Alastair early in the movie, and his death is shown in a flashback when the Ghost of Christmas Past (Michael Dolan) reminds Alastair of his past.
Macbeth (1960) [Banquo]: Killed by one of Maurice Evans' assassins. (I haven't seen this version, but I'm familiar with the play.)
Theatre of Blood (Much Ado About Murder) (1973) [George Maxwell]: Stabbed to death in an abandoned building by a mob of homeless people, acting under the instructions of Vincent Price.
King Lear (1975) [King Lear]: Dies of old age, compounded by heartbreak over the death of his daughter (Angela Down). (I haven't seen this version, but I'm familiar with the play.)
The Old Curiosity Shop (Mr. Quilp) (1975) [Edward Trent]: Dies (off-screen) of old age/natural causes, compounded by grief over the death of his granddaughter (Sarah-Jane Varley). His death is revealed when we see that his store is now being run by David Hemmings.
King Lear (1982) [King Lear]: Repeating the role in a different production, he again dies of old age, compounded by heartbreak over the death of his daughter (Brenda Blethyn). (I haven't seen this version either.)