Christine White, best known for her role in The Twilight Zone, died April 14th at the age of 86-years old. White is famous for her role opposite William Shatner in the Twilight Zone episode “Nightmare at 20,000 Feet.”
The scene had Shatner playing a man who was recently released from a sanitarium following a mental breakdown on an airplane. Christine White played William Shatner‘s wife in the episode. As the couple goes to 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 character’s mental state crumbles, White’s character struggles to keep him composed.
Christine White has also has roles in Bonanza, The Rifleman and The Untouchables.
Rest in peace Christine White.