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Twilight Zone Actress Christine White Dies at 86

Christine White, an actress best known for The Twilight Zone, passed away on April 14 in Washington, D.C., the Carroll County Times reports. She was 86.

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Christine White, an actress best known for The Twilight Zone, passed away on April 14 in Washington, D.C., the Carroll County Times reports. She was 86.

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White is famous for her role opposite William Shatner in the Twlight Zone episode "Nightmare at 20,000 Feet." Shatner played a man recently released from a sanitarium following a mental breakdown on an airplane. As he and his wife, played by White, fly home, Shatner's character grows increasingly upset as he witnesses a "gremlin" tampering with the wing that only he can see. As Shatner's mental state crumbles, White's character struggles to keep him composed.

In addition to The Twilight Zone, White has also appeared in Bonanza, The Riflemanand The Untouchables.

She is survived by several nieces and nephews.