Zelda Rubinstein

1933 - 2010

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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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Zelda Rubinstein has received more than 1,395,945 page views. Her biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Zelda Rubinstein is the 2,632nd most popular actor (down from 2,213th in 2019), the 4,310th most popular biography from United States (down from 3,716th in 2019) and the 1,292nd most popular American Actor.

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  • 29

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  • 2.45

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  • 4.10

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Among actors, Zelda Rubinstein ranks 2,632 out of 10,030Before her are John Phillip Law, Sienna Miller, Kenneth Mars, Kathleen Quinlan, Anna Maria Ferrero, and Jarl Kulle. After her are James Drury, Joel Kinnaman, Vladimir Etush, Bryce Dallas Howard, Miriam Margolyes, and Carol Potter.

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Among people born in 1933, Zelda Rubinstein ranks 216Before her are Ivan Passer, Josef Kadraba, Laura Mancinelli, Madhubala, Abel Pacheco, and Dennis Viollet. After her are Chen Jingrun, Nichita Stănescu, Ilya Kabakov, Nicolae Rainea, Ron Wyatt, and Frits Bolkestein. Among people deceased in 2010, Zelda Rubinstein ranks 170Before her are Jonathan Motzfeldt, Peter Steele, Magda Frank, Samuel T. Cohen, Kevin McCarthy, and Hans Ørberg. After her are Umaru Musa Yar'Adua, Corin Redgrave, Simon MacCorkindale, Vitaly Sevastyanov, Jean Rollin, and Daniel Bensaïd.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Zelda Rubinstein ranks 4,310 out of 15,968Before her are Ralph Kirkpatrick (1911), Ralph Boston (1939), Loretta Lynn (1932), Randy Orton (1980), Benny Carter (1907), and John Mearsheimer (1947). After her are James Drury (1934), John Henry Holland (1929), Rahsaan Roland Kirk (1935), Walter Hunt (1796), Ruggiero Ricci (1918), and David Geffen (1943).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Zelda Rubinstein ranks 1,292Before her are Robert Foxworth (1941), John Kitzmiller (1913), John Phillip Law (1937), Sienna Miller (1981), Kenneth Mars (1935), and Kathleen Quinlan (1954). After her are James Drury (1934), Bryce Dallas Howard (1981), Carol Potter (1948), Denis O'Hare (1962), Lew Ayres (1908), and Ernest B. Schoedsack (1893).

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