Right here Are All 22 Folks Who Have Died in ‘The Handmaid’s Story’ So Far
When you’ve been watching The Handmaid’s Tale because it started in 2017, you then’re VERY conscious of how prepared they’re to kill off characters you understand and love. Significantly, it is just about like Game of Thrones up in right here. And at this level, it is arduous to maintain monitor of everybody who has handed. The present has been occurring for greater than 5 years (!!!), and that is meant 5 years of attempting to recollect who has (and has not) survived the horrifying Gilead regime.
In case you forgot, season 4 left off on the MAJOR death of Fred Waterford (reward be) however he wasn’t the one one to lose his life that season. And with season 5 upon us—and tensions rising in each Gilead and Canada—I can solely think about what number of extra persons are going to be killed off quickly.
So simply in case you’d relatively not should hold a operating record of each Handmaid’s Story dying in your head, here is one written out for you. Be warned: it might pull at your heartstrings as you bear in mind all the lovable characters we have misplaced through the years. But it surely’ll be shortly balanced out by the enjoyment of all of the horrible Gileadians which can be lastly gone. With out additional ado, listed below are all 22 characters who’ve died on The Handmaid’s Story…to date.
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Fred Waterford (performed by Joseph Fiennes)
After 4 seasons of being just about the worst particular person alive, Fred Waterford lastly died, coming higher late than by no means. Being chased down, torn aside, and strung up by a pack of vengeful ex-handmaids was one hell of a method to go.
Alma (performed by Nina Kiri)
Poor Alma met her finish in season 4 whereas escaping with June and another handmaids. As they have been being transported to a breeding colony (ugh), the handmaids have been capable of sneak out of the truck at a railroad crossing. Sadly for Alma, she did not make it throughout the tracks in time and obtained hit by an oncoming practice.
Brianna (performed by Bahia Watson)
Brianna was one of many different handmaids who was being transported to the breeding colony (once more, ugh). She was operating proper beside Alma throughout the practice tracks and was sadly additionally hit and killed by the practice.
Beth (performed by Kristen Gutoskie)
Beth met a tragic finish when her life was used as a risk to get June to inform Gilead the place her fellow handmaids have been hiding in season 4. When Beth advised June to not reveal something, Beth was shoved off of a roof by a lieutenant.
Sienna (performed by Sugenja Sri)
Sienna was pushed off of the roof nearly instantly after Beth, and her dying was significantly heartbreaking since you noticed simply how completely terrified she was proper earlier than being murdered.
Frances (performed by Ordena Stephens-Thompson)
Frances was the Martha in Hannah’s home, and after being seen by Natalie (aka Ofmatthew) sneaking June some details about the guard on the gate of Hannah’s faculty, Natalie snitched on her, and Frances was executed.
Natalie (performed by Ashleigh LaThrop)
Snitches get…effectively, on this case, bullied by different handmaids to the purpose of a complete psychological breakdown on the grocery retailer that turned violent and obtained them shot within the shoulder by a guard. Natalie (who was pregnant on the time) was left braindead and in a hospital after the taking pictures, and she or he was saved on life assist till a C-section was carried out earlier than she handed.
Eden (performed by Sydney Sweeney)
If there was an award for essentially the most rip-your-heart-out tragic dying on the present, it’d most likely be candy, naive Eden’s. She was prepared to die by drowning in a swimming pool relatively than quit her past love. Simply one in every of many causes Gilead ought to, um, cease marrying off youngsters?
Isaac (performed by Rohan Mead)
Eden’s love Isaac, a former Guardian, died proper alongside along with her in the highschool swimming pool. Unhappy!
Johnny Pogue (performed by David Thompson)
Esther Keyes lastly obtained her revenge on Johnny Pogue after he raped her numerous instances. June, Esther, and the opposite handmaids hiding out on the Keyes’ farm held a mock Gilead-style trial for Johnny, the place he was discovered responsible. As punishment, Esther stabbed him to dying.
Mr. Whitford (performed by Tim Ransom)
Mr. Whitford died again in season 1 as he was serving to June, Luke, and Hannah escape from Gilead. Whereas he was out attempting to get Canadian passports for them, he was caught by Guardians and hanged from a avenue lamp.
Dan (performed by John Carroll Lynch)
Emily’s previous colleague was solely seen in flashbacks throughout season 2, however his dying was an impactful one. Shortly after Emily discovered she would not be instructing the next semester due to considerations she wasn’t “sustaining a wholesome instructing setting” (aka she’s a lesbian) she discovered Dan, who’s homosexual, hanging from the rafters on the college with a homophobic slur spray painted under.
Eleanor Lawrence (performed by Julie Dretzin)
Eleanor Lawrence by no means had a simple time in Gilead, however having to look at June and her husband carry out the ceremony (after they have been pressured by Aunt Lydia and the Waterfords), she actually appeared to go over the sting. June discovered Eleanor in her room overdosed on remedy, and relatively than name for assist, June let her go.
Commander Roy (performed by Lawrence Cotton)
We solely noticed Commander Roy for one episode, however his dying was nonetheless satisfying. After Emily was posted to his home as a handmaid, they carried out the ceremony and he promptly had a coronary heart assault. Whereas his spouse was operating to name for assist, Emily obtained up and kicked him within the crotch. Blessed be the fruit.
Martha 6715-301 (performed by Laura Wilson)
Though she had no official identify, Martha 6715-301 was Emily’s girlfriend who was hanged for “gender treachery” as Emily was pressured to look at.
Equipment (performed by Novie Edwards)
Equipment was one of many unfortunate many who have been despatched to the colonies to work till they died. However simply earlier than she went, she had one second of happiness when Janine organized a marriage between Equipment and her accomplice Fiona.
Odette (performed by Rebecca Rittenhouse)
Odette was one other character solely seen in flashbacks, so in case you forgot, she was Moira’s fiancée pre-Gilead. She was rounded up in one of many so-called “dyke purges.” Later, after Moira escaped to Canada, she was capable of affirm that Odette was killed.
Lillie Fuller aka Ofglen (performed by Tattiawna Jones)
Throughout season 2, Lillie strapped a bomb to herself and blew up the brand new Rachel and Leah Middle, taking out 26 commanders and 31 handmaids.
Commander Pryce (performed by Robert Curtis Brown)
After serving to make Gilead essentially the most horrible place conceivable, Commander Pryce was one of many individuals killed within the bombing on the Rachel and Leah Middle.
Zoe (performed by Rosa Gilmore)
Zoe solely confirmed up in a single episode throughout the first season, when she discovered and helped an injured Luke. However simply as they have been boarding a ship to Canada, Zoe was shot by Gilead troopers.
Mrs. O’Conner (performed by Marisa Tomei)
Performed by none aside from the long-lasting Marisa Tomei, Mrs. O’Conner was a former spouse who was despatched to the colonies after she cheated on her husband. Emily supplied her antibiotics to stop her from getting sick buuuut JK it was really poison that Emily gave her as punishment for having been complicit within the rape of handmaids.
Commander Winslow (performed by Christopher Meloni)
Lengthy earlier than June killed Fred, she gained some expertise killing commanders due to Commander Winslow. When he tried to drive himself onto her at Jezebels, she fought again, stabbing him with a pen after which hitting him with a statue. A gaggle of Marthas later cremated his physique.
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