Zelda Rubinstein

Zelda Rubinstein
1933 - 2010

Zelda Rubinstein  American Actress


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American Actress Zelda Rubinstein was born Zelda May Rubinstein on 28th May, 1933 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA and passed away on 27th Jan 2010 Los Angeles, California, USA aged 76. She is most remembered for Best known for the role of the eccentric medium Tangina Barrons in the Poltergeist film series.. Her zodiac sign is Gemini.

Zelda Rubinstein is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American television actors and American Jews.


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First Name Zelda
Last Name Rubinstein
Full Name at Birth Zelda May Rubinstein
Alternative Name Zelda Rubenstein
Age 76 (age at death) years
Birthday 28th May, 1933
Birthplace Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Died 27th January, 2010
Place of Death Los Angeles, California, USA
Cause of Death Kidney and lung failure
Buried Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Height 4' 3" (130 cm)
Build Large
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Salt and Pepper
Distinctive Feature Her very short stature and high pitched raspy voice
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Sexuality Straight
Religion Jewish
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
University University of Pittsburgh
Occupation Text Actress, human rights activist, AIDS activist
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Best known for the role of the eccentric medium Tangina Barrons in the Poltergeist film series.
Year(s) Active 1980–2010, 1979–2010
Official Websites memoriesofzelda.blogspot.com/, www.findadeath.com/Deceased/r/Zelda_Rubinstein/zelda_rubinstein.htm

Zelda May Rubinstein (May 28, 1933 – January 27, 2010) 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 two seasons. She also made guest appearances in the TV show 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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Strange Matters2014Agnes SampsonMovie
Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon2006Mrs. CollinwoodMovie
Southland Tales2006Dr. Katarina KuntzlerMovie
Unbeatable Harold2006BunnyMovie
Angels with Angles2005Zelda, God's AssistantMovie
Wishcraft2002Medical ExaminerMovie
The Flintstones: On the Rocks2001Psychiatrist (voice, as Zelda Rubenstein)TV Movie
Maria & Jose2000DoctorShort Film
Frank in Five1999WaitressShort Film
Sinbad: The Battle of the Dark Knights1998MichaMovie
Critics and Other Freaks1997Theatre DirectorMovie
Mama Dolly1997Mama DollyMovie
Chock1997MammanTV Show
Little Witches1996Mother ClodahMovie
Lover's Knot1996Woman in ClinicMovie
The Spooktacular New Adventures of Casper1996TV Show
Poltergeist: The Legacy1996ChristinaTV Show
The Pretender1996Pawn Shop LadyTV Show
Timemaster1995Betting ClerkMovie
Caroline in the City1995PhyllisTV Show
Hey Arnold!1994Patty's MotherTV Show
Acting on Impulse1993Nosy ladyTV Movie
Stormy Weathers1992RosamundTV Movie
Goof Troop1992Madame ZeldarinaTV Show
Martin1992Nurse FroydTV Show
Picket Fences1992Ginny WeedonTV Show
Guilty as Charged1991EdnaMovie
The Addams Family1991Party Goer (uncredited)Movie
The Gambler Returns: The Luck of the Draw1991Butterfingers O'MalleyTV Movie
Darkwing Duck1991Darkwing Duck's Mother, Negaduck's MotherTV Show
The Trials of Rosie O'Neill1990Elvira NivensTV Show
Shades of LA1990TV Show
Teen Witch1989Madame SerenaMovie
Tales from the Crypt1989NoraTV Show
Poltergeist III1988TanginaMovie
Sable1987Sister GloryTV Show
The Tortellis1987Cookie DetzerTV Show
Poltergeist II: The Other Side1986Tangina BarronsMovie
Mr. Belvedere1985MurphyTV Show
Sixteen Candles1984OrganistMovie
CBS Storybreak1984TV Show
Santa Barbara1984Gladys Bittleworth, Mental PatientTV Show
I Gave at the Office1984TV Show
Jennifer Slept Here1983Madame WandaTV Show
Whiz Kids1983Madame ZerleenaTV Show
Frances1982Mental Patient (as Zelda Rubenstein)Movie
Matt Houston1982Flower GirlTV Show
Faerie Tale Theatre1982The Old WomanTV Show
The Gary Coleman Show1982Additional VoicesTV Show
Under the Rainbow1981IrisMovie
The Flintstone Comedy Show1980Atrocia FrankenstoneTV Show
ABC Weekend Specials1977Ralph's MotherTV Show
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TwoCentsTwoCentsSep 3, 2014

She is always the creepy lady from poltergeist

mountain misserJun 15, 2011

R.I.P. Zelda. She has been gone since over a year ago.

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