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Zelda Rubinstein

Zelda Rubinstein was an American actress and human rights activist, known as eccentric medium Tangina Barrons in the Poltergeist film series. 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 show Poltergeist: The Legacy (1996), as seer 'Christina' and was the voice ofSkittles 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. CC -

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May 28, 1933 In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Poltergeist 1982-06-04
Latest Project:
Movie Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon 2006-10-13
Known For
Poster of Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon
Poster of The Pretender
Poster of Tales from the Crypt
Poster of Teen Witch
Movie Southland Tales Dr. Katarina Kuntzler 2006-05-15
Movie Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon Mrs. Collinwood 2006-10-13
Movie Wishcraft Medical Examiner 2002-09-25
Series Where Are They Now? Unknown 1999-06-07
Movie Lover's Knot Woman in Clinic 1996-07-12
Series E! True Hollywood Story Unknown 1996-03-29
Series The Pretender Unknown 1996-09-19
Movie Little Witches Mother Clodah 1996-12-23
Series Hey Arnold! Unknown 1996-10-07
Movie Timemaster Betting Clerk 1995-01-01
Movie Acting on Impulse Nosy Lady 1993-07-10
Series Martin Unknown 1992-08-27
Series Picket Fences Ginny Weedon 1992-09-18
Movie Guilty As Charged Edna 1991-03-01
Movie The Horror Hall of Fame Herself 1990-09-30
Series Shades of L.A. 1990-10-10
Movie Teen Witch Madame Serina 1989-04-28
Series Tales from the Crypt Unknown 1989-06-10
Movie Poltergeist III Tangina Barrons 1988-06-10
Movie Anguish Alice Pressman, the Mother 1987-11-10
Movie Poltergeist II: The Other Side Tangina Barrons 1986-05-23
Movie The Mouse and the Motorcycle Ralph's Mother (voice) (as Zelda Rubenstein) 1986-11-07
Movie Sixteen Candles Organist 1984-05-04
Series Jennifer Slept Here Unknown 1983-10-21
Movie Poltergeist Tangina Barrons 1982-06-04
Movie Frances Mental Patient 1982-12-03
Series Matt Houston Unknown 1982-09-26