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Birthday: May 28, 1933
Place of Birth: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.

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 -

Movie Cast Year
Poltergeist Tangina Barrons 1982
Poltergeist III Tangina Barrons 1988
Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon Mrs. Collinwood 2006
Poltergeist II: The Other Side Tangina Barrons 1986
Teen Witch Madame Serina 1989
Little Witches Mother Clodah 1996
Anguish Alice Pressman, the Mother 1988
Sixteen Candles Organist 1984
The Mouse and the Motorcycle Ralph's Mother (voice) (as Zelda Rubenstein) 1986
Guilty As Charged Edna 1991
Timemaster Betting Clerk 1995
Lover's Knot Woman in Clinic 1996
The Horror Hall of Fame Herself 1990
Acting on Impulse Nosy Lady 1993
Wishcraft Medical Examiner 2002
Southland Tales Dr. Katarina Kuntzler 2006
Series Cast Year
The Pretender 1996
Martin 1992
Hey Arnold! 1996
Tales from the Crypt 1989
E! True Hollywood Story 1996
Jennifer Slept Here 1983
Matt Houston 1982
Where Are They Now? 1999
Shades of L.A. 1990
Picket Fences Ginny Weedon 1992