Zelda Rubinstein in failing health

Zelda Rubinstein
Zelda Rubinstein

Zelda Rubinstein, best known for her role in Poltergeist, is in failing health.The 79-year-old actress and long-time gay rights activist has been in Cedars Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles for a month and has now been taken off life support.

Rubinstein played Tangina Barrons in Poltergeist and repeated the role in the sequels.

—  David Taffet