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Christine White

L-R: Christine White and Jenny Maxwell in TV's Ichabod and Me ()

BornChristine Lamson White
()May 4,
Washington, D.C., USA
DiedApril 14, () (aged&#;86)
Washington, D.C., USA

Christine Lamson White (May 4, – April 14, )[1] was an American actress, most noted for her role in the television show Twilight Zone episode "Nightmare at 20, Feet".[2]

Early life[edit]

White was born in Washington, D.C.

to parents Lucia W. and James Andrew White.[1] While studying English at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill she began acting in plays.[2] After earning her degree in English,[3] she earned a master's degree in speech and drama from Catholic University.[2]

She also studied at the Actors Studio[4] and eventually moved to New York to further her theatrical career.[3]


White was active in summer stock theatre, including work at the Cape Cod Playhouse.

She was named Most Outstanding Actress at CCP for her portrayal of Millie in Picnic.[4]

Inshe replaced Shelley Winters in the Broadway production of A Hatful of Rain after Winters broke her ankle.[5]


By the s, White had left her home in New York City and relocated to Los Angeles,[1] where she began to appear in television shows. Her first role was in in the series The Web,[6] and she also starred in the horror film Macabre (), directed by William Castle.

Over the course of her year career[2] she played in over 50 television shows, including Bonanza, Have Gun – Will Travel, Perry Mason in the Case of the Blushing Pearls, The Rifleman, The Loretta Young Show, The Untouchables, and Father Knows Best.[6]

Her most popular role was alongside William Shatner in the iconic Twilight Zone episode "Nightmare at 20, Feet", where she portrayed "Julia Wilson", the wife of "Bob Wilson" (Shatner).[7] White was a regular in the CBS situation comedy Ichabod and Me ().[8]


White co-starred in Man Crazy ().[9] She also had a small role in the Dirty Harry film Magnum Force (), playing Carol McCoy, wife of a motorcycle cop on the brink of a nervous breakdown.

Personal life[edit]

White reportedly had "a brief love affair" with actor James Dean.[10]


White died on April 14,at a nursing home in Washington D.C.[1] Her survivors included a number of nieces and nephews.[3] When informed of her death, William Shatner sent out a tweet saying that he was thinking of her family.[7]

Partial filmography[edit]


External links[edit]

  1. ^ abcd"Christine L.

    White". Carroll County Times. May 11, Retrieved June 20, &#;

  2. ^ abcdRandee Dawn (May 19, ). "Christine White, seatmate to William Shatner in iconic 'Twilight Zone' dies at 86". Retrieved June 20, &#;
  3. ^ abcYardley, William (May 18, ).

    "Christine White, Actress in a Classic 'Twilight Zone,' Dies at 86". The New York Times. Retrieved 22 May &#;

  4. ^ ab"'The Comedia' To Be Shown At Santa Clara". The Times. California, San Mateo. March 4, p.&#; Retrieved May 20, – via;
  5. ^"Actress Injured".

    Eugene Register-Guard. Oregon, Eugene. United Press. January 15, p.&#;6B. Retrieved May 22, &#;

  6. ^ ab"Christine White".

    IMDB. Retrieved June 20, &#;

  7. ^ abStaff (May 20, ). "Twilight Zone actress Christine White dies at 86". The Daily Mail. Retrieved June 20, &#;
  8. ^Finnegan, Joe (September 23, ).

    "Cowbells Calling". Tucson Daily Citizen. Arizona, Tucson. p.&#; Retrieved May 20, – via;

  9. ^"Twin-Vue advertisement". The Odessa American. Texas, Odessa. March 22, p.&#;7. Retrieved May 20, – via;
  10. ^Henniger, Paul (February 15, ).

    "Film on James Dean to be aired this week". The San Bernardino County Sun. California, San Bernardino. Gannett News Service. p.&#; Retrieved May 20, – via;

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