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Zelda Rubinstein

Zelda Rubinstein
Personal information
Birth dateMay 28, 1933
Place of birthPittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Date of deathJanuary 27, 2010(age 76)
Death placeLos Angeles, California, U.S.
Other namesZelda Rubenstein
Years active1980 2010

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Zelda Rubinstein (May 28, 1933 January 27, 2010) was an American actress and human rights activist, best known as eccentric medium Tangina Barrons in the movie Poltergeist (1982) and its sequels, Poltergeist II: The Other Side (1986), and Poltergeist III (1988). Playing 'Ginny', she was a regular on David E. Kelley's Emmy Award winning television series Picket Fences for several seasons. She also made guest appearances in the TV spin-off Poltergeist: The Legacy (1996), as seer 'Christina' and was the voice of Skittles candies in their long-running 'Taste the Rainbow' ad campaign. Rubinstein was also known for her outspoken activism for little people and her early participation in the fight against HIV/AIDS.

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